Monthly Archives: May 2013

Why Join Your Local Chamber of Commerce

By | May 18th, 2013|Town News|

Some business owners might say their schedule is demanding enough at the moment, and the thought of adding one more activity to their busy calendar is unbearable. So why should they try to cram time into their already hectic schedules to join and actively participate in their local chamber of commerce? Because membership in the [...]

Economic Council of Eagle County’s 2013 Workforce Report

By | May 13th, 2013|Town News|

The Economic Council of Eagle County’s 2013 Workforce Report, just published, gives a clear view of what local businesses are thinking about the year ahead. Past year survey information and other local economic indicators are available at www.vailvalleypartnership.com. Major takeaways from this year’s survey: The cautious optimism of last year has given rise to a hopeful outlook [...]

Regional Broadband Strategic Plan Project

By | May 6th, 2013|Town News|

The Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) has awarded a $65,000 grant through the Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Fund (EIAF) to the Northwest Colorado Council of Governments (NWCCOG) for the development of an eight-county strategic plan to improve broadband capacity across the region. NWCCOG is contributing $50,000 in matching funds and three additional participating counties are contributing [...]