The "Providing the Framework for Future Growth" Economic Development Strategic plan will guide the City of Eagle’s economic development efforts over the next 5 years. This plan sets out a common purpose, a set of guiding principles, goals, and specific strategies to grow the City’s economy. This document provides a road map for the City of Eagle’s economic development program, but the ultimate success of the recommendations will depend on the level of commitment from both internal and external departments/agencies, elected officials, external agencies, partners, and stakeholders in executing the strategies and actions laid out in this strategic plan.
The economic development strategy is designed around five (5) broad economic development goals. The strategies and actions associated with the goals will build on the City’s strengths to ensure long‐term economic vitality and enhancement of the quality of life. Eagle strategy has short-term actions (1-2 years) and long-term actions (2-5 years).
Goal 1: Business Development & Vitality -
Grow and promote a business-friendly culture that fosters a vibrant city economy through business attraction, expansion, retention, and entrepreneurial programs with a refined industry framework.
Goal 2: Identity and Marketing -
Create a strong identity for Eagle and elevate its profile and positive perception among local, regional, national, and international audiences.
Goal 3: Downtown Revitalization -
Creating a vibrant urban experience that is inviting, attractive and safe
Goal 4: Real Estate Development -
Encourage commercial development in specific target areas, support appropriate mixed-use development, and accelerate the development and preservation of vital quality-of-place amenities.
Goal 5: Community Development and Placemaking -
Building on and enhancing the existing amenities in Eagle with the goal of being the regional destination for providing the places and quality of life amenities desired by employers, employees, and residents.
Our annual plans of work depend upon available funding and are designed to implement activities that execute the strategies detailed in our Strategic Plan.