Tooele County Economic Development
What is the mission of the Board?
To assist and advise the County Commission in connection with issues and programs involving economic development which may include:
(1) facilitating cooperation and coordination with various community groups and neighborhoods on economic development issues;
(2) making recommendations to the planning commissions, county commission, and to planning and economic development division staff for programs in which the County could or should participate to enhance economic development opportunities, which may be in cooperation with any appropriate private, public, civic or community agency, group, or association, or any of the cities, county, state or federal government;
(3) making recommendations to the County Commission regarding requests for financial incentives from prospective businesses;
(4) recommending ways and means of obtaining private, local, county, state, or federal funds and other participation for the promotion of economic development projects within the County; and
(5) working with county planning and economic development staff, committees, and other community based groups, as directed by the County Commission, on economic issues and projects.
The committee also serves as the industrial Protection Area Advisory Board established for Tooele County pursuant to Utah code Annotated Section 17-41-201 to perform the duties set forth therein.
Are the Board Members paid?
Board members are not paid.
Four (4) years. Members shall serve until their successors are appointed and qualified. Terms shall commence on January 1 of each year. In the event a term of a member expires without the member having been reappointed or a successor having been appointed, the member shall continue to serve until a successor is appointed, and the term of the successor shall terminate on the same day as though the successor was appointed in a timely manner. Terms of at least two members, and not more than three, shall expire each year.