Community Planning & Economic Development

We strive to strengthen a community’s individual ability to create and grow businesses, jobs, wealth and income. Our information and resources help communities develop goals, visions and strategic plans to help guide economic development and prosperity for their part of Texas.

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Community Planning & Economic Development

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En cada comunidad, varias personas y organismos trabajan juntos para redactar y poner en practica el plan local de gestion de emergencias. Entre ellos se encuentran los funcionarios electos, los departamentos gubernamentales (por ejemplo, la division de carreteras y puentes del condado), las agencias (por ejemplo, la oficina del sheriff del condado) y otros grupos […]

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Creating an emergency supply of food and water, and knowing how to safely handle food and water after a disaster, can reduce stress, worry, and inconvenience. This publication provides information on water supply storage and purification, refrigerated and frozen food storage and safety, and special considerations for handling food after flood and fire. It also […]

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Many services and benefits older adults use can be affected by natural disasters and other emergencies. Here are some tips for re-establishing lost services. After a disaster, the Social Security Administration will move quickly to ensure that monthly payments get to beneficiaries and that other vital Social Security services are provided. This publication covers more […]

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
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The V.G. Young Institute of County Government, part of The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, provides continuing education for elected county officials across Texas.

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The AgriLife Extension Rural Student Success Initiative aims to increase the number of rural students enrolling in and completing a postsecondary certificate or degree program.

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Texas Friendly Instructors provide workshops that help your staff cultivate the most up to date hospitality habits and customer service skills.

Courses

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This course is intended for local elected officials and others interested in natural resource planning, positive land use, open space preservation, green infrastructure, elevation, or buyout-related activities.

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This course is intended for local elected officials and others interested in natural resource planning, positive land use, flood insurance rate maps, and effective floodplain management.

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This course is intended for local elected officials and others interested in natural resource planning, positive land use, flood insurance rate maps, and effective floodplain management.

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