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  1. Economic Prosperity: The Luck of the Draw or a Reflection on Preparedness? An Introduction to the Community Economic Development Preparedness Index Andy Lewis Community Development Specialist University of Wisconsin Extension March, 2008, Kyiv, Ukraine

  2. Economic Development: • “The process of retaining, expanding, and attracting jobs, income and wealth in a manner that improves individual economic opportunities and the quality of human life.”

  3. My How You’ve Grown

  4. Luck of the Draw?

  5. Siren, Wisconsin

  6. Be Prepared

  7. Being Prepared for the Good…and the Bad

  8. Take A Step Backwards In Order To Move Forward • While many communities are interested in developing economic development strategies, few communities base those strategies on an assessment of the community’s strengths and weaknesses.

  9. The Old Version

  10. The CEDPI Was Used as Part of the Community Economic Analysis Process

  11. Community Economic Development Preparedness Index http://www.uwex.edu/ces/cced/economies/cedpi.cfm

  12. Community Economic Development Preparedness Index http://www.uwex.edu/ces/cced/economies/cedpi.cfm

  13. Alternative Methods for Collecting Data http://www.zoomerang.comhttp://www.surveymonkey.com/

  14. Web-Based CEDPI

  15. Web-Based CEDPI

  16. The Index Measures a Community’s Readiness to: • Retain existing businesses and income • Attract new businesses, residents, and income • Expand small businesses and income within your community.

  17. 12 Sections: • Organizational Capacity for Economic Development • Strategies for Economic Development • Existing Business Retention • New Business Formation • Attracting New Businesses • Tourism • Downtown Merchants • Information for Economic Development • Labor Force • Infrastructure Capacity • Financial Resources • Quality of Life

  18. Section 1: Organizational Capacity for Economic Development

  19. Sample Questions…

  20. STRATEGIES FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  21. EXISTING BUSINESS RETENTION

  22. NEW BUSINESS FORMATION

  23. ATTRACTING NEW BUSINESSES

  24. TOURISM

  25. DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS

  26. INFORMATION FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  27. LABOR FORCE

  28. INFRASTRUCTURE CAPACITY

  29. FINANCIAL RESOURCES

  30. QUALITY OF LIFE

  31. Final Report/Scoring

  32. Don’t Know Responses

  33. Prioritizing Strengths and Weaknesses

  34. Action Planning

  35. Beyond elitism: Jane Jacobs on the proper role of an urban economy “A metropolitan economy, if it is working well, is constantly transforming many poor people into middle class people ...greenhorns into competent citizens... Cities don’t lure the middle class, they create it”

  36. Final Words of Wisdom… • “Never Underestimate the Resourcefulness of a group of people who are snowed in for half the year”

  37. Andy Lewis • Contact Information: • Community Development Specialist • Center for Community & Economic Development • University of Wisconsin Extension • 610 Langdon St., Room 334 Madison, WI 53703 • (608) 263-1432, (608) 263-4999 fax • andy.lewis@uwex.edu • http://www.uwex.edu/ces/cced • For a copy of today’s presentation: • http://www.uwex.edu/ces/cced/economies/documents/Onalaska_WDAC.pdf