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Marketing York County People Recruitment

Community Report Cards Results

Marketing Plans Combined

York County, Good Life, Great Home

People move to York County and people leave – what are the reasons? Is it just about the job opportunities or are there other considerations? Are there things York County can do to help recruit new residents? Once people have moved to York County, what might encourage new residents to stay?

These questions and others are being addressed in a community-wide effort, Marketing Hometown America, which began in January 2017. Residents had opportunities to participate through small group meetings or the community forums. York County Economic Development Corporation and York College are sponsoring the program.

To succeed in the process, we used small group facilitators.  The facilitators were integral to the success of the planning process, and implementation.

Timeline

  • Facilitator training was November 28, 2016.  York College hosted this event.
  • Community Kick off January 10, 2017
  • Facilitators had 5 weeks to do the 4, 2-hour meetings
  • February 15, 2017, MAH Facilitator Wrap-up at York College
  • February 27, 2017, Community Action Meeting
  • Starting June 6th, the project will start moving forward again, as two interns come on that will help finish up the strategic plan, and Bre Goben, YCDC Development Coordinator will continue the process forward.
  • Fall 2017 - 15 York College Interns are working with community leaders to implement a project.
  • YCDC and partners are continuing to look at video and branding options.

 

For more information, call YCDC offices at 402-362-3333 or email lhurley@yorkdevco.com

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  • Union Pacific
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Affordable Power

NPPD Industrial energy rates are 11% below national rates based on 2012 Energy Information Administration data. This does not take into account the fact that NPPD had no rate increase in 2014.

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Residents and visitors in York County can enjoy a wide variety of recreational opportunities like sports, dining, nature walks, literature and history, shopping, movies, and the theater. Just to name a few!

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York County is the home of sensational public schools and higher education opportunities.

The county offers 9 different K-12 institutions – all following the Career Pathway mode – and both York College and Southeast Community College's York Regional Learning Center for those pursuing higher education.

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York County, Nebraska is a progressive community strategically located at the intersection of US Hwy 81 and Interstate 80, two of America's most traveled roadways, and is less than 40 minutes from Lincoln, Nebraska's capital city.