County economic development board completes phase 1 of plan

Coryell County leaders announced the completion of the first phase of theEconomic Development  and Marketing Plan conductedby Susan Yanofsky Consulting & International Consulting Associates. This initiative of the Coryell County Economic Development Board and supported by the CountyCommissioners will create strategies to expand existing businesses and attract new businesses to thecounty. The Phase I Summary outlines the overall business environment in Coryell County and identifies three challenges. The findings revealed an observable fact that 54 percent of the jobs are in the public sector, namely, Fort Hood,  he prison system and the public school systems.  his is outside the norm for regional economies and  a challenge for the county s it tries to diversify its economy.


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