Tag Archives: economic

Tipton Visits Moffat County To Talk Local Issues

Colorado United States Representative Scott Tipton visited with Moffat  County business leaders, economic development, and education officials earlier this week in Craig. During his visit, Tipton was given information about priority growth projects, the challenges business owners Continue reading

MOCO To Receive Help With Brand Development

Moffat County has received approval to take part in a State of Colorado program called Blueprint 2.0. Launched in 2015, Blueprint 2.0, is a bottom-up effort to turn community feedback on local economic needs into initiatives Continue reading

MOCO Broadband Improvement On The Horizon?

Plans to strengthen Moffat County’s broadband infrastructure took another step forward this week. The Moffat County Broadband Committee is currently looking to secure funds for the first stage of the plan, which will include building broadband infrastructure to Craig’s anchor institutions, including health care, education and public safety facilities. This stage of the plan is expected to cost approximately $3.6 million. Craig-Moffat Economic Development Partnership Continue reading

Elected Officials Talk Future Of Craig and MOCO

The Moffat County Commissioners and Craig City Council, along with staff from the city and county, met during a special meeting Thursday to discuss the future of Craig and Moffat County. During the discussion, the group talked ballot questions for 2018, which may include a tax Continue reading

Interested In Redeveloping Vacant Properties?

A workshop will be held this month in Craig for those interested in redeveloping vacant properties. The workshop will focus on strategies for site assessment, cleanup and redevelopment of properties which include former industrial Continue reading

Take A Tour Of Yampa Valley Fiberworks

Community members are invited to join the Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership board Wednesday, for a tour of Yampa Valley Fiberworks. CMEDP Continue reading

Take Tour Of Madsen Fabrication

Members of the Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership will be taking a tour this week of Madsen Fabrication on 1st Street in Craig. The group meets Continue reading

How Is The Economic Diversification Going?

Michelle Balleck, director of The Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership, and Chris Oxley from The Craig Chamber of Commerce, provided quarterly updates at the County Commissioners meeting yesterday. CMEDP has increased their Continue reading

State Of The Community Focused On The Economy

The State of the Community dinner took place last night in Craig. Presentations and conversation during the dinner was dominated by economic development and how to Continue reading

What Does MOCO’s Business Climate Look Like?

The Craig and Moffat County Economic Development Partnership has released the results from their business survey, which asked Moffat County business owners and managers to assess the business climate in the area.  Nearly half of participants said the business climate in Moffat County had gotten worse Continue reading

State Of The Community Tickets On Sale

Tickets are on sale now for the annual State of the Community Dinner which will take place next month in Craig. Presentations during the dinner will focus on how Continue reading

MOCO United Way Secures $50 Thousand Grant

The Moffat County United Way was awarded a $50,000 grant earlier this week to go towards the Bridges out of Poverty program. Bridges out of Poverty focuses on economic class differences to provide concrete tools and strategies to prevent, Continue reading