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York County Council Adopts Resolution Recognizing National Economic Development Week

A RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE NATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WEEK IN YORK COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA ON MAY 6TH THROUGH MAY 11TH, 2019


WHEREAS, the International Economic Development Council is the largest professional
economic development organization dedicated to serving economic developers; and

WHEREAS, the International Economic Development Council provides leadership and
excellence in economic development for communities, members, and partners through
conferences, training courses, advisory services and research, in-depth publications, public
policy advocacy, and initiatives such as the Accredited Economic Development Organization
program and the Certified Economic Developer designation; and

WHEREAS, economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life for their
communities by creating, retaining, and expanding jobs that facilitate growth, enhance wealth, and provide a stable tax base; and

WHEREAS, economic developers stimulate and incubate entrepreneurism in order to help
establish the next generation of new businesses, which is the hallmark of the American
economy; and

WHEREAS, economic developers are engaged in a wide variety of settings including rural and urban, local, state, provincial, and federal governments, public-private partnerships, chambers of commerce, universities, and a variety of other institutions; and

WHEREAS, economic developers attract and retain high-quality jobs, develop vibrant
communities, and improve the quality of life in their regions; and

WHEREAS, economic developers work in the County of York within the State of South Carolina; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the York County Council does hereby recognize May 6th through 11th, 2019 as "National Economic Development Week" in York County and
reminds individuals of the importance of this community celebration which supports the
expansion of career opportunities and improving quality of life.
Adopted this 6th day of May, 2019

York County Council Recognizes Economic Development Week_Official (Signed) Resolution

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