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Location, demographics, and quality of life are just a few reasons that make Fort Collins a great place to run a business.

Urban Renewal Authority Update

Redevelopment staff have begun  to communicate with eligible taxing entities about the City’s plans to expand the Urban Renewal Authority Board of Directors. The Board will be expanded to include a representative of the school districts and Larimer County. An additional representative will be invited from the pool of remaining taxing entities. The City hedl an informational session for those taxing entities in February. For more information, contact Patrick Rowe, the City's redevelopment coordinator, at 970.224.6127.

Rankings: Fort Collins is Business Friendly

Fort Collins received an A in Small Business Friendliness this year in the 2015 Thumbtack Small Business Friendliness Survey. We've also been ranked in the Top 10 for tech jobs (Fast Company) and the Top 20 Best Places for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) jobs (NerdWallet). See other accolades about Fort Collins.

Economic Health Strategic Plan

City Council on June 2 adopted an upated Economic Health Strategic Plan, which emphasizes more connections to the Social Sustainability and Environmental Services departments and addresses five key themes:

  • Community Prosperity: Employment opportunities exist across income and education/skill spectrums
  • Grown Our Own: The economic ecosystem fosters the development of new and creative industry
  • Place Matters: A balanced built and natural environment
  • The Climate Economy: Businesses adapt to climate change by staying in our community and leverage community carbon reduction goals to develop new products and services
  • Think Regionally: A region that partners to address economic issues that extend beyond municipal boundaries

 

Economic Health of the City of Fort Collins

Learn more about the Economic Health of the City of Fort Collins, its major accomplishments and upcoming goals and projects.

2015 Economic Health Strategic Plan.

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Working with the City of Fort Collins

The City of Fort Collins has a centralized Purchasing Division responsible for the procurement of goods and services in excess of $2000. The City always welcomes new vendors to join its list of quality suppliers for goods and services.

Related Information:

Sustainability Newsletter
City Sales and Use Tax License Office
215 North Mason Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: 970.221.6780
Email:
Economic Health
City Hall West
300 LaPorte Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Josh Birks
Economic Health Director
Email:
Phone: 970.221.6324
Purchasing Department
215 N. Mason
Fort Collins, CO 80522
Phone: 970.221.6775
www.fcgov.com/purchasing