Economic Vitality Program

The Economic Vitality Program, established in 2010, strives to "Create a Community to Match the Scenery" by implementing 8 priority projects. All projects are accomplished by public / private / non-profit teams, and led by mostly private sector champions.

Three Focus Areas

  • Creating Distinctive Downtown
  • Capitalizing on Outdoor Recreation & Lifestyle
  • Developing a Thriving Climate for Business & Learning

Eight Priority Projects

Prior Projects Completed

  • Genoa Destination
  • Community and Senior Center

Economic Vitality Strategy & Action Plan

Vital Progress

2015 Economic Development Performance Measures Report
2014 Economic Development Performance Measures Report

The county's work in Economic Vitality was featured in the Government Finance Review Journal.

A 2013 report on our progress is also available.

Main Street Revitalization Toolkit - 2017

2021 Retail Market Analysis & PowerPoint for the downtown areas of Minden & Gardnerville

Main Street Gardnerville 2010 Market Analysis & Business Activity Update

Prior Success Celebrated!

As part of the development of the Economic Vitality Plan in 2010 a gathering was held to recognize, promote and celebrate the significant progress that was made in Douglas county during the last decade. The State of the county PowerPoint celebrated the past decade of success.