The Northern Grampians Shire Council has opened the doors to the community for feedback regarding their Economic Development Strategy and Action plan 2021-31 draft.
The council has formed a committee of key industry sector representatives, who have worked together to draft a ten-year plan to "uplift the economic well-being and quality of life of the community".
Project steering committee chair, Cr Tony Driscoll said the draft has been prepared based on an extensive research and investigation process.
"Findings from data analysis, research and targeted community engagement have been used to draft a strategy that the committee believes provides the most benefit to the community," he said
"The draft strategy tackles our big challenges and focuses on the benefits of investing in overcoming them.
"The draft proposes some big targets. Key performance indicators include achieving population growth, increasing youth engagement in work or study, and growing the size of Northern Grampians Shire's economy."
There is now a three week window for community feedback, with the committee gathering feedback until 4 April 2021.
The final strategy will guide how council delivers economic development over the coming decade, with a council decision due in May 2021.
To access a copy of the draft strategy and to provide feedback, visit the Northern Grampian Shire Council's Have Your Say Website: www.ngshire.vic.gov.au/economic-development
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