Florida Heartland ERO | tburroughs@co.okeechobee.fl.us | 1.863.697.6325 | ADDRESS:304 NW 2nd St. | Room 123 | Okeechobee, FL 34972

Stated Purpose

Section 1. General Purpose.


The purpose of the Corporation is to enhance and cause quality economic growth of the Okeechobee County economy.


Section 2. Specific Purposes.


The Corporation is organized exclusively to implement a comprehensive economic development program focused upon primary – contributory enterprises (the marketplace for which is outside Okeechobee County) which cause economic growth including but not limited to the following:


An existing industry program which encourages the retention and expansion of primary – contributory enterprises located in Okeechobee County.


An attraction – marketing program which causes the location of primary – contributory enterprises to Okeechobee County.


A start-up program which encourages the formation of primary – contributory enterprises in Okeechobee County.


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