The Department of Economic Initiatives oversees efforts to build a stronger local economy and increase tax revenues for the City by creating and supporting activities that deliver quality jobs and economic diversity.  These activities are generated through the Airport, Tourism, and Economic Development Divisions. Specifically, the City efforts are intended to strengthen the airport as an economic engine, grow tax revenues through tourism and retail development, and attract new business and retain existing businesses.


The leadership team for the Department of Economic Initiatives includes:

Jeff Burt - PhotoJeff Burt
Director of Economic Initiatives
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Don-Prince-thumbnailDon Prince
Director of Tourism
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Wendy Bridges
Economic Development Coordinator
Film Commissioner
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john-coxJohn Cox
Airport Manager
Email John Cox