The County conducts its Economic Development efforts via a partnership with Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation. The partnership sees Valley Heartland take on the responsibility to:
- Support and maintain existing businesses and industries
- Attract and promote new business and industries
- Foster an environment that supports the general needs of businesses and industries
Since 2001, the County of Lanark and Valley Heartland have been working in partnership through a formalized service delivery agreement for economic development. Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation is a community-based organization dedicated to stimulating job creation and economic growth through business and community development.
The goals and objectives for Economic Development services in Lanark County are to support and maintain existing businesses and industries and to attract and promote new ones while fostering an environment that supports their general needs.
For more information about the services and resources offered by Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporation, visit their website at www.valleycfdc.com .
Economic Development services fall under the mandate of the Community Development Committee of Lanark County Council.