Economic Development = progress in an economy, usually refers to the adoption of new technologies, transition to an industry-based economy. But it also comes with general improvement in standard of living or quality of life.
Step 1: Make planning for economic development an early priority for city government.
Step 2: Bring in the experts, a multitude of great counselors will provide safety as we move forward.
Step 3: Explore the vast amount of resources available to Stonecrest from the county, the state and federal government.
Step 4: Partner with county, state government, as well as neighboring cities to promote and market the city and the area.
Step 5: Commit to early on to funding that will provide for branding, curb appeal projects, beautification projects and programs.
Step 6: Move to adopt city services that will promote growth.
Step 7: Promote and foster the establishment of educational institutions (technical schools, training centers, etc.) to facilitate the needs of new business and industry as they move into the area.
Step 8: Employ the best use of zoning to attract new businesses and to retain current businesses.
Step 9: Establish or assist in establishing a Chamber of Commerce.
Step 10: Establish and build high tech infrastructure as soon as possible, by partnering with high tech companies and government (county, state & federal).
Step 11: Protect our neighborhoods and promote neighborhood safety and beautification throughout the growth process.
Step 12: Plan early to protect green space and plan for traffic management.