Economic Foundations

County recognized nationally for fiscal transparency and accountability

  For the third time in the past year, Douglas County has been recognized nationally for its continued commitment to fiscal accountability and transparency. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recognized Douglas County for its 2015 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR); its 2015 Comprehensive Annual Report (CAFR); and its… Read On

SparkDC launch formalizes County’s business retention and expansion effort

Citing that 80 percent of new job growth in a community is generated from existing businesses, the Board of Douglas County Commissioners today launched a program      that partners directly with the business community in unincorporated Douglas County to help shape economic development programs, inform the County’s policy decisions, and refine priorities for County leadership… Read On