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Buxton Company Hired to Analyze Local Marketing and Buying Trends

Buxton Company Hired to Analyze Local Marketing and Buying Trends

One of the tasks PCDI/PEP has taken on is to use the PUMA, Progressive Urban Management Associates, study of Prowers County to induce businesses to select local communities as a future business opportunity. PCDI/PEP has also purchased a prominent page position in the nationally distributed Site Selection magazine to advertise the county as a business […]

Economic Development Recommendations from PUMA for Prowers County

Economic Development Recommendations from PUMA for Prowers County

By mid-September, representatives from PUMA, Progressive Urban Management Associates, will return to Lamar to offer their final presentation for economic growth to PCDI, Prowers County Development Incorporated. PUMA is completing a $50,000, eight month assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of economic potential for Prowers County communities.  Their draft assessment, presented in July, provided job […]

PCDI Prepares for Final Meeting with Advisory Group

PCDI Prepares for Final Meeting with Advisory Group

Prowers County Development Incorporated board members held a brief monthly meeting in open session as they reviewed the agenda for their September 15th briefing with Progressive Urban Management Associates.   This meeting will finalize the eight month contract with the advisory group which developed a 72 page economic assessment and an outline of recommendations for potential […]

County/City of Lamar Receives PCDI-PEP Talk

Board members of PCDI/PEP, Prowers Economic Prosperity, have been busy since the middle of July, seeking funding for the next three years from the private/business/banking sectors of Prowers County. According to Rick Robbins and Aaron Leiker, President and Vice-President of PEP, they have been meeting with success in their endeavors, so far, raising a three-year […]

PCDI Begins to Focus on Short Term Financial Goals

PCDI Begins to Focus on Short Term Financial Goals

Prowers County Development Incorporated (PCDI) has until mid-September before the economic advisory group, PUMA, Progressive Urban Management Associates, returns to the county to present its final review of suggested changes to the local organization. PUMA will finalize its eight month study of the local county economy and make proposals for changes in PCDI; board membership […]

PCDI Transitioning to PEP

PCDI Transitioning to PEP

Prowers County Economic Development will undergo a change by mid-September to become PEP, Prowers Economic Prosperity.  This will be more than just a name change, according to Rick Robbins, PCDI President, and Brad Segal, the President of Progressive Urban Management Associates, a study group that has been contracted by PCDI and joint funded by the […]

PUMA Details Early Economic Survey, Requests More Responses

PUMA Details Early Economic Survey, Requests More Responses

Prowers County representatives and PCDI Board members received a preliminary overview of the economic study recently conducted by PUMA, Progressive Urban Management Associates, on the last day of their most recent visit, Wednesday, May 25th.  “We’re at the mid-way point of our mission with you,” explained Brad Segal, President of the economic development firm hired […]

Public Survey to Assist Economic Development Plan - Prowers County

Public Survey to Assist Economic Development Plan – Prowers County

Hello Everyone – Prowers County is in the process of creating an Economic Development Plan.  We are seeking your input. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey below. Your feedback is valuable and will help shape the strategies used to strengthen our economy. Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Prowers We would like this survey to reach […]

PCDI Overview on Economic Potential

PCDI Overview on Economic Potential

  There was a light agenda for the PCDI monthly meeting, Tuesday, April 26th.  The Prowers County Development Incorporated (PCDI) board was updated on a new business development in Lamar.  Angie Cue, Lamar’s Community Development Director, summarized the efforts of Nebraska Midwest Medical Transport to establish a satellite office, their first venture into Colorado. “The […]

PUMA Details 1st Phase of Economic Development for County

PUMA Details 1st Phase of Economic Development for County

Initial ideas for economic development within Prowers County were laid out for the Prowers County Commissioners during an informational meeting with PUMA representatives on Monday, April 11th.  “We’ve been developing ideas based upon the feedback we received from our conversations during our tour earlier this year,” said Anna Jones, PUMA, Vice-President of Progressive Urban Management […]

PUMA Details Early Economic Survey, Requests More Responses

PUMA Details Early Economic Survey, Requests More Responses

Prowers County representatives and PCDI Board members received a preliminary overview of the economic study recently conducted by PUMA, Progressive Urban Management Associates, on the last day of their most recent visit, Wednesday, May 25th.  “We’re at the mid-way point of our mission with you,” explained Brad Segal, President of the economic development firm hired […]

PCDI Hosts Annual Meeting, New Director Vote

PCDI Hosts Annual Meeting, New Director Vote

The annual Prowers County Development Incorporated annual meeting held Tuesday, March 29th at the Rodeway Cow Palce Inn was brief and had a low attendance, as was anticipated on both counts. Minus an executive director for over a year by choice and circumstances, there was no annual director’s report to summarize developments from the preceding […]

PCDI Annual Business Meeting Set for March 29

PCDI Annual Business Meeting Set for March 29

Prowers County Development Incorporated will hold a scaled-down annual meeting on Tuesday evening, March 29th at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn at 7pm. Traditionally the annual meeting offered a banquet and a featured speaker, but as there is no executive director at this time, it was decided to hold a brief business meeting which will […]

Granada Trustees Study Economic Development Assessment

Granada Trustees Study Economic Development Assessment

The study, initiated by a REDI, Rural Economic Development grant, was recently conducted by the State Department of Local Affairs for both Granada and Holly. The two part report provides an economic assessment of each town’s current status for job and population loss while the second segment provides a demographic breakdown for each community. The […]