The objective of Economic Development Council is to build on the strong history of explorers, inventors and innovators in our region. The Council is focused on creating a sustainable economy that will meet the changing needs of our region, supporting regional efforts to be the source of breakthroughs in science and technology, the provider of world-class health care and advanced manufacturing solutions and on the leading edge of alternative energy development – all aimed at ensuring a healthy, safe and prosperous Great Lakes Bay Region. The four well-run economic development organizations within this region play a lead role on this council.
The Economic Development Council supports the three prong perspective of reliable energy production in the Great Lakes Bay Region. Wind, Solar and Clean Coal are essential components that will draw new businesses and development to our region.