Economic Development Work Groups

Contact:

Economic Development Director


(907) 861-8508

 

edspEconomic Development Strategic Plan 

The Economic Development Work Group initiative was created to further the goals of the borough's Economic Development Strategic Plan adopted by the Assembly in August, 2010.

Members are from the business community and public entities. If you want to participate in a specific work group, click on the image to see the work group organization. 

 

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Work Group Location Contact

Goal 1: Position MAT-SU for sustainable economic growth and vitality

Strategy 1A: Develop professional & technical services sector To be determined

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Strategy 1B: Support the local expansion of the healthcare and education sectors 
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Strategy 1C: Support retention and expansion of existing businesses
Small Business Development Center
201 N Lucille St
Wasilla, AK [postal code]
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Strategy 1D: Build awareness among private employers in Anchorage
Small Business Development Center201 N Lucille StWasillaAK[postal code]
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Strategy 1E: Promote entrepreneurship and small business development
Small Business Development Center201 N Lucille StWasillaAK[postal code]
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Strategy 1F: Support the preservation and expansion of the agricultural sector in the Borough 

Public Safety Bldg - Station 61 101 E Swanson, Wasilla

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Strategy 1G: Promote the sustainable development of MAT-SU’s natural resources work group not active work group not active    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Goal 2: Build capacity to conduct economic development within the Borough
Strategy 2A: Expand internal resources for economic development work group not active     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategy 2B: Establish a Borough-wide business partnership to support economic development   MAT-SU Regional Medical Ctr 11:30a - 1:00p  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategy 2C: Expand regional economic development cooperation work group not active     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategy 2D: Link sub-regional economic plans to the MSB Economic Development Plan work group not active     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategy 2E: Develop the sport fishing and hunting business sectors for sustainable growth and stability work group not active     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 Goal 3: Expand MAT-SU’s economic development infrastructure   
Strategy 3A: Continue developing multimodal transportation and industrial infrastructure at Port MacKenzie     
Strategy 3B: Increase the availability of commercial and industrial land     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategy 3C: Continue expanding basic tourism infrastructure  Sustainable Design Group 247 S Alaska St 745-3500  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategy 3D: Continue improving and expanding MAT-SU’s transportation system   Next meeting: May 2, 2014 3:00 - 5:00 pm at 865 N Seward Meridian Parkway in Wasilla  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategy 3E: Support the extension and improvement of broadband connectivity to various areas of the Borough  To be determined  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategy 3F: Aviation     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Goal 4: Attract, retain, and engage talent
Strategy 4A: Expand business and education partnerships   Charter College - Wasilla  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategy 4B: Retain and engage military veterans and retirees work group not active     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategy 4C: Leverage post-secondary instruction and research activities     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Goal 5: Raise awareness of economic development opportunities
Strategy 5A/5B: Initiate a local campaign to promote a more positive image of MAT-SU & Enhance the image of MAT-SU throughout Southcentral Alaska Alaska State Fairgrounds - Craftsman House  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategy 5C: Increase tourism marketing efforts     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategy 5D: Leverage tourism marketing for talent attraction, entrepreneurship, and economic development work group not active     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Strategy 5E: Focus on quality development to improve the appearance of the Borough’s built environment work group not active     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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