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Economic Development Results by County from Collected Data

 

New Madrid County

Needs Are Rated Average (Rounded up)
1 - lowest need
5 - highest need

LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE

4

Street and road conditions

3
Sewage facilities
3
Water facilities
3
Available commercial buildings
3
Commercial utilities cost

LABOR FORCES

3
A lack of workers to fill available jobs
3
A lack of qualified workers to fill available jobs
3
A lack of workers needed to attract non-skilled types of labor employment
3
A lack of workers to attract skilled labor employment
4
A lack of trained workers to attract high tech companies

COMMUNICATION

3
Newspaper
3
Radio
3
Internet Service
4
High-Speed Internet Services
3
Local cable services

BUSINESS ATTRACTIONS

3
Industrial (manufacturing, assembly, etc.)
2
Tourism
3
Commercial (small business)
3
Commercial (Chain retailer)
3
Agricultural
42 Yes of Total
Would be willing to serve on a multi-county advisory council for economic development in the Bootheel

TRAINING

  If the resources were available, what kind of training would you as a City Official like to receive?
10
9
13
5
3
7
12
15
8
2
6
City Administration
Computer
City Clerk Training
City Ordinance
Miscellaneous - Craftsman, Trade, Commerce Development, Marketing, Business Development, Design & Implementation, Vocational Technical Training, Workforce & Jobskills Training, Youth Center Training, Transportation, etc.
Grant Writing
Fire Training
Police Training (Drug Interdiction, Homicide, Arson, Crime Prevention and Rescue Training, Alcohol & Drug Awareness)
Economic Development, Plans & Improvement
Wastewater & Water Treatment Testing
Tourism
Housing Study Training
EMT & Paramedic Training (CPR)
Code Enforcement

Average Distance willing to travel to attend training event(s)

51
Average distance
87 Yes of Total

Would use a computerized resources center if one were available

63 Yes of Total

City would be wiling to create a 7 to 10 year plan if resources were available.

Comments received from Cities/Towns