Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Basic Planning for Vermont Public Officials: Planning for Economic Development

Tags: Community Economic Development, Research

Client Name: The Orton Institute, Burnt Rock

Client Type: For-profit

Year: 2001

Location: Vermont

Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. prepared a short lesson on “Planning for Economic Development” for Vermont municipal officials, which was used as part of the Lincoln Land Institute’s Online Planning Series, sponsored by The Orton Institute. The lesson plan included information on defining terms, deciding what people really want for their communities, understanding existing conditions, measuring progress, and applying innovative approaches.