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At Lake Agassiz Development Group, we understand that a thriving economy is the cornerstone of a strong community. For more than 40 years, we’ve been backing ambitious, hard-working North Dakotans by providing a wide-range of services to spark economic development across our state. From government grants to small business loans we connect city leaders, county representatives and local entrepreneurs with the funds and financial resources they need to grow business and build strong communities.

CEDS Draft Open for Public Comment

Every five years, Lake Agassiz Regional Council (LARC) updates the region’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). This plan prioritizes the activities of LARC and its partners and maintains the region’s eligibility for federal grants from the Economic Development Administration (EDA).

A comment period is now open until 5:00pm Wednesday, August 30th. Members of the public are highly encouraged to review the document and submit feedback. Comments will be addressed in the document and can shape the final draft. Comments can be directed to Mitch Calkins through email (mitch@lakeagassiz.com) or by mail (417 Main Avenue, Fargo, ND 58103) or by fax (701-235-6706). Click on the link below to access the draft version.

CEDS Draft for Public Comment