2013 Northwest Connecticut
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)
The purpose of the NW CT CEDS is to create a thorough and detailed economic development regional plan guiding the twenty (20) municipalities in the LHCEO and NWCCOG for the next five years. The NW CT CEDS complies with existing federal, state and local economic development plans. The 2013 NW CT Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy is a collaborative effort of the NW CT Economic Development Corporation (NWCTEDC), the Litchfield Hills Council of Elected Officials (LHCEO), the NW CT Council of Governments (NWCCOG) and the NW CT Chamber of Commerce.
The 2013 NW CT CEDS final report includes a data section (pages 20-102, pdf pages 28-110) detailing present conditions in NW CT and a specific 'Action Agenda' (pages 106-141, pdf pages114-149) to guide improvements in economic conditions in NW CT over the next five years.
2013 NW CT CEDS Final Report
2013 NW CT CEDS Exhibits
2013 NW CT CEDS Appendices
(meeting agendas & minutes)
The Northwest Connecticut Economic Development Corporation is organized in order to develop a vehicle for the public and private sectors to channel their resources for the purpose of achieving job creation, strengthening the tax base and improving the economic well being of the region.
- Support existing businesses and industries in NW Connecticut
- Attract new businesses and industries to NW Connecticut
- Create employment opportunities throughout NW Connecticut
- Enhance quality of the workforce
- Implement Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Action Agenda
- Develop and maintain Task Teams to address the CEDS Action Agenda
The Northwest Connecticut Economic Development Corporation works in close cooperation with the NW CT Chamber of Commerce, the NW CT Council of Governments and the Litchfield Hills Council of Elected Officials.
Council of Governments
Council of Elected Officials