State law defines our role as “facilitate intergovernmental cooperation and to insure the orderly and harmonious coordination of state, federal, and local comprehensive planning, and development programs for the solution and resolution of economic, social, physical, and governmental problems of the state and its citizens,” and we deliver.
CURRENT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Active partnering with LAPDD-LDOTD and the BEL Commission in implementing a statewide Broadband Initiative Targeting Strategy
CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the KDRPDD to purchase, design, and renovate an existing building to create a new Resiliency Center that will support economic development in the region
Communities Cooperation-Defense Communities Infrastructure Program for the Campus Connections and Learning Spaces at five schools for Technology and STEAM buildings and campus improvements.
Grant Parish Police Jury Infrastructure Improvements sewer and water
Regional Coordinator of Watershed 2, Louisiana Watershed Initiative, with partnership assistance from Rapides Area Planning Commission
Teaming with the Governor’s Office, State and Federal agencies, non-profits, providers, and the Louisiana Rural Health Association and its partner the Louisiana Virtual Medicine Association to advance telehealth in 43 parishes
Assisting the partnering Vernon Parish School Board and Louisiana Economic Development with project construction of $7.5 million, funded significantly by the Office of Local Defense.
town of montgomery
Town of Montgomery infrastructure improvements sewer and water
KISATCHIE-DELTA REGIONAL PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT
LA State Planning District 6 – Your Regional Economic Development District since 1967