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Economic Development

Mission: To encourage, promote, and assist in economic development for Aransas County. 
 
Vision: Foster economic growth and prosperity and unparalleled quality of life through partnerships with business, civic interests, and government for the benefit of the residents of Aransas County.
 
Purpose: 
  • To encourage, stimulate, and promote economic development, expansion, and diversification within the Rockport-Fulton,
    Aransas County, Texas area
  • To lessen the burdens of government by creating a larger tax base for the benefit of all residents of the area.
  • To be a catalyst for economic growth; achieve sustainable, high quality economic development success.
  • To help the community speak with one voice, grow, expand, and attract targeted businesses to Aransas County through its planning, services, and support.

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Texas Back in Business - Small Business Grant Application

EDC Frequently Asked Questions FAQs - Here - Updated 1/3/2020

LGC/EDC One Page FACT Sheet - 11/21/2019

TWO YEAR - Long Term Recovery Update 8/26/2019

Latest Demographic Information 2019 - 1. ESRI Community Profile    2. ESRI Retail MarketPlace Profile

Workforce Report - Bridging the Gap by Dr. Jim Lee, South Texas Economic Development

EDC  Application for Creation of Local Government Corporation (LGC)  5/2/19

EDC Aransas County Alliance Bylaws - LGC

EDC Aransas County Partnership Economic Development Corporation Bylaws 

EDC Articles of Incorporation Local Government Corporation (LGC) 5/2/19

LGC Interlocal Agreement 5/2/19

Moving Forward Slide Presentation - 5/2/2019

EDC Presentation - Formation of the LGC and EDC 3/25/2019

EDC Frequently Asked Questions FAQs - Here - Updated 11/20/2019

EDC Community Input Sessions - Goal, Purpose, Need & Plan of Execution - Comprehensive Economic Development Plan

EDC Presentation for Community Input Sessions

For more information, contact:
Diane Probst, CCE
President/CEO
Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce
319 Broadway St.
Rockport, TX 78382