The Mesa County Economic Vitality Team is composed of key staff and departments within the Mesa County government that specialize in fostering a positive business climate and a healthy economy. Mesa County has made a healthy local economy one of our highest priorities.
Mesa County's "Open for Business" initiative aims to boost the local economy by encouraging development and business growth. The "Open for Business"initiative consists of several steps that will make Mesa County more business friendly:
Economic Vitality Team:
Mesa County Administration: The Board of County Commissioners and the County Administrator work closely with the community and businesses to ensure that our county government is a business-friendly partner.For direct questions or assistance contact: Tom Fisher, Mesa County Administrator: (970) 244-1800
Mesa County Workforce Center: Our Workforce Center works its magic when working closely with businesses looking into workforce or labor trends and research, looking to hire or expand in Mesa County. Please contact Sue Tuffin, Director: (970) 248-0861.
Mesa County Real Estate: Mesa County itself owns properties, manages Right of Way, and can assist business with traffic and roadway planning. Please contact Stacey Mascarenas for more information: (970) 244-1787.
Planning and Development Services: A key Division in the world of Economic Develop is the Planning and Development Services arena. We can help streamline your applications, walk you through the Mesa County Government Land Development Codes, help you with the forms, and provide zoning maps. Please contact Linda Dannenberger for further information: (970) 244-1771, or get started at: http://www.mesacounty.us/planning/economic-development.aspx.
The three fold goals of the Mesa County Economic Development Plan are:
1. Become an Epicenter for Energy Innovation
2. Elevate the Community Profile
3. Support the Growth of Existing Business
Please visit our partners for more information:
Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce
Colorado Mesa University
City of Grand Junction
Fruita Chamber of Commerce
Grand Junction Economic Partnership (GJEP)
Palisade Chamber of Commerce
Grand Junction Visitor and Convention Bureau
State of Colorado Office of Economic Development