June 12, 2015 | Kimberly Gilbert The ECVEDD is in the process of updating our CEDS. All meetings are open to the public, so please check out the calendar and feel free to join us at any time. Between the partner organizations and the CEDS strategy committee we are eight meetings into the discussion and planning of the the CEDS. So far the: Vision has been drafted: A resilient, business-friendly region that offers jobs, homes, and amenities that attract and retain young families and keep the long-time businesses and residents who have helped create our rich quality of life. SWOT/Opportunities and Challenges has been drafted: ECVEDD Opportunities and Challenges 5 27 15 The “State of the Region” has been drafted: ECVEDD – State of the Region – 2015 Goals, strategies, and some actions have been drafted: ECVEDD CEDS Goals Draft 5-27-15(2) As mentioned above, if you’d like to participate in any of the CEDS meetings, all our welcome. Track us through the events calendar on ECVEDD.org. We also welcome your input even if you can’t make a meeting. If you have suggestions for us going forward, please contact Loralee Morrow at [email protected] or 802-457-3188 and share your ideas and suggestions. Here’s a link to the 2011 CEDS which is the one that we’re in the process of updating now.