Enhance Economic Opportunities
Lake County Partners (LCP) serves as Lake County’s Economic Development Agency. The County’s strategic goal supports LCP’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) in retaining jobs, growing existing businesses, and attracting investment and development. An example of progress toward this goal is LCP’s updated website at http://www.lakecountypartners.com.
Another strategy under this goal is to utilize business intelligence and market research to enhance and align workforce development strategies with projected local industry job growth.
To that end, LCP is coordinating with the Department of Workforce Development and Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to identify new or expanding businesses to assist with rapid response efforts for employees affected by recent layoff announcements.