Who is Participating ? Grand Valley Metropolitan Council West Michigan Regional Planning Commission Macatawa Area Coordinating Council West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission The Right Place 13 Counties 340 + Units of Local Government 5 Universities and Community Colleges 6 Work-Force Boards Many Economic Development Organizations Business and Non-Profit Representatives Population of over 1.5 million residents
What is a Regional Prosperity Collaborative? A Committee Developed to Bring Organizational Representatives Together Among the Required Participants: Adult Education Workforce Development Economic Development Transportation Higher Education
What are the Required Deliverables? A 5 Year Regional Prosperity Plan including and economic development blueprint A performance Dashboard and measurable annual goals. Monthly meetings to consider and discuss issues leading to a common vision of economic prosperity including economic development, talent and infrastructure.
September 26, 2013 125 Regional Representatives Attend Informational Meeting