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Planning, Economic Development &
Community Services

Click here for 2022 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Update (CEDS)

Community Services

Applies for and administers Community Services Block Grants (CSBG) for communities. CSBG develops viable communities by providing decent housing and suitable living environments and by expanding economic opportunities principally for low and moderate income citizens.

Economic Development

The department writes grant applications, and administers the resulting grants including public works projects, hazard mitigations, public facilities development, CDBG/ED direct loans to companies that result in job creation and Rural Center economic development grants.


Technical assistance, grant development and administration provided on a cost for services or grant basis pertaining to land use planning/zoning; hazard mitigation; capital improvement; ordinance preparation, revision and enforcement; mapping/GIS; CAMA grant application and administration; EPA project application; infrastructure development; local economic profiles; other local development assistance.

PED&C Staff

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Julie Crippen

Grants Coordinator (Part-Time)

Joshua Hollis


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economic development intern

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Sam Singleton

RPO Planner

Carsha Stromas

planning tech (part-time)

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Lisa Williams

Disaster Recovery Coordinator

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