Government: Ensure a Government That Is Efficient, Transparent, Affordable, Inclusive & Collaborative

  • Key Outcomes: More jobs, stronger tax base.
  • Success Indicator: Successfully partner with our governmental neighbors and private groups to bring new business and other entrepreneurial opportunities to our community.
  • Supporting Goals:
    1. Continue supporting the EDC, the Chamber, C-PEG's small business initiative, and other appropriate organizations. (1.4)
    2. Develop stronger relationship with Henry County Leadership. (1.4.2)
  • Performance Measures: Adequately fund economic development activities. Number of new business created, growth in tax base, unemployment level
  • Lead Responsibility: Council
  • Priority: Immediate


  1. FY17 Budget includes $100K funding for EDC and $60K for CPEG partnership for small business growth and development. (Leon Towarnicki - November 9, 2016)

Explanation of Data

  1. Chamber of Commerce
  2. C-PEG
  3. Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Office
  4. MURA