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What are the best ways to get a country town to grow in size, and to get more jobs?

I live in a country town and was wondering what is the best way to attract Visitors, Business people, developers etc.. Should we build a devlopmental road, look at a military base, etc

Asked By: jstnfox - 3/21/2009
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Good luck with that.
Answered By: browneyes7 - 3/21/2009
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Start a college or build a casino-- or you could have your mayor/town council implement some business friendly programs; such as, reducing the sales tax in the community and slashing regulations on businesses,
Answered By: Mikek - 3/21/2009
 
I would open up to tourists first.Most job growth comes from factories and industries that spout hazardous waste.Read "The Lorax" and you'll see what I mean.In Northern Michigan,many family farms do corn Mazes and Hayrides in the fall.Pick- your -own berries in the summer,and custom Ice cream made on site.You don't... More
Answered By: gary s - 3/21/2009
 
Military bases are always good, most of NV is owned by the gov't (86% of the state I believe). We also mine, and are in the process of building a new power plant near one of the smaller towns. As far as attracting visitors, northern Nevada is known for the outdoor activities we have, like white water rafting, kayaking... More
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Answered By: shadowcat629 - 3/21/2009
 
It really depends on your location. Are you close to a big city and can attract people from there to spend money? Do you have any special landmarks, products, flora or fauna to attract tourism... More
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Answered By: Madame M - 3/22/2009
 
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