Director of Community Development:
The Community Development Department has a broad mandate, not only leading Community Development but working with the newly created Community Development Commission to:
- •Create the Community Development Strategic Plan
•Provide input for the Corporate Strategic Plan
•Implement a one window approach for development proposals
•Use culture & heritage assets as economic drivers
•Oversee grants and applications
•Manage County real estate sales and leasing
•Provide assistance to small businesses including business retention and expansion
For information on Local Businesses in the County please click on the following websites:
Build A New Life in Prince Edward County
The County of Prince Edward Community Development partnered with the Small Business Centre in Picton and PELA CFDC to coordinate a 2013 Winter Survival Workshop Series to help local businesses expand their market. Photo below is from Workshop 1 held at Macaulay Church.
Regional Local Food Business and Retention and Expansion Survey Prince Edward County Results
Community Development Department partners with the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation and the City of Belleville to improve access locally to services available through the Small Business Centre.
County of Prince Edward Presents Age in Place Concept
Community Development Commission
Beyond Economic Development to Community Development:
Canadian Tire Jumpstart Funding for Kids and Physical Activity
The County of Prince Edward is partnering with Canadian Tire to ensure that children have access to funding to participate in sport activities. For more information about how to apply for funding or to access the application click on the document at the right in the gray bar. For more information about the JumpStart program click on the logo.