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Posted on: January 29, 2019


Department of Economic Opportunity
Competitive Florida Partnership

Economic Development Grant for Dunnellon, Florida
"Shaping Dunnellon's Future through Community Participation"

Please come participate and learn how you can help shape Dunnellon's future by incorporating your values and goals for Dunnellon.  Let's work together and bring further improvements to Dunnellon to secure the economic and social well-being of everyone invested in our community.  We hope to see you there!

January 23, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Community Conversation #1

Dunnellon Chamber & Business Association (CDBA) Video Link:
  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Overview of Grant, Participation and Anticipated Outcomes
  • Overview of the Economic Development Strategy Process
  • Current Economic Conditions of Dunnellon
  • Developing a Vision for Economic Development
February 12, 2019,  5:30 pm - Community Conversation #2 (part of our regularly scheduled Historic Preservation Board Meeting) 
  • Review of draft Vision & Strategy
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Identification of Priority Areas
  • Create Asset Inventory
March 12, 2019,  5:30 pm - Community Conversation #3 (part of our regularly scheduled Historic Preservation Board Meeting)
  • Refined Vision
  • Summary of DEO Asset Mapping Exercise
  • Summary of Priority Areas
  • Identification of Potential Strategies/Projects
March 20, 2019, 2:30 pm-6:00 pm DEO Asset Mapping Exercise (Half day visit with DEO reps and City Assets)

April 3, 2019, 5:30 pm - Presentation of Community Conversation Report and Asset Inventory/Mapping Exercise at City Council Workshop

April 30, 2019, 5:30 pm - Presentation of Draft Economic Development Strategy at Special City Council Workshop

June 10, 2019, 5:30 pm - Adoption of New Dunnellon Economic Development Strategy at City Council Meeting

"Working Together to Develop a Vision & Strategy for Dunnellon's Future"
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