Community & Economic Development

The Community and Economic Development department conducts planning, economic, and community development services for our local governments and communities. The goal of the department is to meet the needs and desires of our region now and into the future.

Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments is the local economic development district for our region, providing access to a wide variety of expertise, partnerships, and funding streams.

As always our efforts are focused on greater regional cooperation in the areas of:
• Job Creation
• Job Retention
• Quality of Place
• Entrepreneurship
• Economic Competitiveness
• Regional Transportation Planning

Professionally trained and experienced staff diligently strives to improve economic, environment, and social conditions in every program area and project. Services available to local governments and communities include quality facilitation, grant writing and management, project administration, data management, policy research and development, education, and training.