Draft 2021-2026 CEDS

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The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy


The Southern Colorado Economic Development District (SCEDD) seeks public review and comment on its Draft 2021 - 2026 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). The CEDS is a guide to understand and improve the regional economy for SCEDD, which includes Baca, Bent, Chaffee, Crowley, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Kiowa, Lake, Las Animas, Otero, Prowers, and Pueblo counties. This federally required document serves as a regional economic development plan for creating a stronger, more diverse economy. It is strategy-driven, collaboratively developed, and locally implemented. The information provided assists local decision-makers to set priorities for investment in key economic development efforts and allows access to federal funding through the duration of 2021 - 2026.

Send comments to ceds@scedd.com

Public comments will be received through September 17, 2021.

Read the 2021-2026 Draft CEDS Here