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Swift County was established February 18, 1870. This county was named after Henry Adoniram Swift, the governor of Minnesota in 1863.

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Strategic Plan

July 13, 2014

Category: Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan



Swift County Rural Development

In 2008, Swift County RDA developed an Economic Development Strategy building on Economic Gardening and the areas resource rich, Renewable Energy opportunities.  In 2011, the RDA began implementing a branding and marketing strategy for Swift County.  This marketing plan lays the framework for continued economic development success through 2016, while building on core high level goals and existing successful programs.

Mission: Swift County RDA provides opportunities for economic and community development in Swift County

How?

  • Investment Readiness The RDA will seek to enhance opportunities for the expansion of local business and the attraction of new business investment and entrepreneurs to Swift County.
  • Pursue Partnerships and Outreach in the Community The RDA will take a leadership role in advocating and supporting strategic and collaborative economic development partnerships
  • Effective Marketing and Promotion of Swift County The RDA will ensure that the County is effectively promoting the assets, talents and opportunities available by enhancing the profile of the County to a targeted audience of visitors, prospective residents, and business interests.
  • Growth in Key Industries The RDA will encourage and support the growth and expansion of the County’s existing industry base and will seek to create focused opportunities for future investment attraction.