NCEDC budget coming soon, or so we hope
What that might be is impossible for The Eye to tell, because the NCEDC as of deadline was doing everything in its power to keep that budget out of the public eye.
The NCEDC, of course, is tasked with attracting and retaining primary job creators to Larimer County, and, for the last nine months, has been led by Walt Elish, whose last economic development gig was somewhere deep in Maine.
After putting in a request by phone for the budget more than a week ago, the Business Report was eventually told the matter would need to be discussed with the NCEDC board chair, one Kevin Cory of Vestas Blades. A response would come by Monday, July 9, in time for the Business Report's deadline.
Instead, after a weekend spent worrying about whether the budget would end up in the appropriate inbox, Elish sent along a copy of "The Case for Investing in the NCEDC," which the organization presumably shows to companies in the hopes of reeling them into Larimer County.
The problem is that there was no news in this thing, though it did contain one factoid The Eye was perfectly aware of it but which is
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