County to look at diversifying Solano...

County to look at diversifying Solano economy

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Anonymous

Vallejo, CA

#1 Jan 15, 2013
County to look at diversifying Solano economy
http://www.dailyrepublic.com/news/solanocount...

Solano County has a chance to study creating a more diverse economy that depends less on defense expenditures at Travis Air Force Base.

A $369,000 federal grant is available for the study. The county Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday whether to accept the money. It looks to be an easy decision – the item will appear on the board’s consent calendar, which is reserved for items likely to be noncontroversial and require no discussion.

A county report said the study will assess:

- Industry clusters in the county and how much these clusters rely on and benefit from the base.
- Solano County’s work force and its ability to meet the demands of a more diverse economy.
- Work force leakage, which is local residents taking their talents to other regions.
- Potential opportunities to further diversify the county’s economy.

Finally, the study is to recommend a course of action.

If the Board of Supervisors grants it approval Tuesday, the county will look for a consultant to do the study. Results should be available in about 18 months.
county brain trust

Los Altos, CA

#3 Jan 15, 2013
you said and did the same thing about Vallejo when you closed Mare Island, and look how that turned out !

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