The mission of the Economic Development Committee is to provide support for programs and initiatives that enhance and increase innovation, productivity, growth and prosperity for Muskogee by investing in the community.
Types of Funding:
Consideration will be given for multiple types of funding such as capital, incentives, infrastructure, assessments, and other opportunities that help the committee meet its mission.
Priority consideration will be given to programs, projects and initatives that relate to:
1. quality job creation, retention and higher wages;
2. promotion of destination tourism;
3. long-term capital and infrastructure investments for the citizens of the City of Muskogee;
4. opportunities that increase tax revenues to the City of Muskogee.
Acquiring funding in future years will be contingent upon measured outcomes and other qualitative information as evidenced in the evaluation reports. All multi-year grants will be contingent upon measured outcomes that meet or exceed expectations.
Jay Updike, Economic Development Committee Chair