About Grow Clay County

Grow Clay County was launched in 2022 in an effort to be a one-stop-shop for our community's needs. From business retention and attraction to day-trippers passing by we are here to help! Our goal is to increase community vitality and economic prosperity by implementing a bottom-up approach, building on existing assets all while attracting new ones. We focus on helping businesses, training the workforce, ensuring economic infrastructure such as affordable housing, childcare, and providing a rich quality of life for our citizens and guests. We encourage all to embrace our space! 

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MISSION

Grow Clay County’s mission is to provide creative strategies through leadership and resources to sustain and grow our region’s vibrant economy and outstanding quality of life.

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VALUES

Grow Clay County and its employees:

-Are COMMITTED to growing Clay County

-Believe in COLLABORATION and will work with all in the best interest of the County.

-Seek INNOVATIVE strategies and programs to improve the County.

-We embrace CHANGE and understand that's when growth happens.

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VISION

We envision Clay County as a place where every community, business, organization, and person thrives.

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POLICIES

In an effort to provide transparency and keep our investors and partners informed of how Grow Clay County is managed, click HERE to see our Organizational Policies

COMMITTEE STRUCTURE
 

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STRATEGIC PLANNING

Grow Clay County recently complete a 3-year strategic plan in conjunction with the International Economic Development Council.

We identified three areas of focus to help set goals and guide the work we do:

  1. Prevent population decline and attract talent

  2. Strengthen and grow our existing businesses

  3. Market our community and continue placemaking efforts

Click HERE to see the full plan!