Fayette County GA
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Fayette Visioning Strategic Plan Summary

Fayette Visioning Strategic Plan Summary

Education

Fayette County will have an education system that is recognized as a national and international leader

CREATE A K-12 SYSTEM THAT IS RECOGNIZED AS A WORLD CLASS ASSET

  • Establish opportunities for exchange between schools, business and the community at-large
  • Expand internship opportunities so every student will have the option to gain work experience before they graduate
  • Enable all students to have access to academic and technical education that include opportunities where knowledge is applied to real world settings throughout K-12 settings and post-secondary institutions

INCREASE POSTSECON

DARY EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES IN FAYETTE COUNTY

  • Address local workforce needs and lifelong learning

ACTIVELY SUPPORT DISTRICT TEACHERS AND STAFF

  • Enhance professional development opportunities for teachers

Community

Fayette County will be a model community for embracing changing demographics and building a place where people from all walks of life can find a home.

FOSTER LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT ACROSS ALL GENERATIONS AND

 ETHNICITIES

  • Ensure K-12 students have access to leadership training opportunities
  • Create a leadership pipeline for young professionals
  • Provide focused learning opportunities on issues to educate and foster engagement
  • Provide learning opportunities for those interested in engaging in local government
  • Create a clear, transparent process to help citizens engage with the County and municipalities

WELCOME, CONNECT AND CELEBRATE ALL RESIDENTS AND CREATE NEW ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Increase awareness countywide of community events

SUSTAIN FAYETTE’S EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY

  • Connect local law enforcement with community
  • Communicate public safety information
  • Keep Fayette County on the Healthiest County list

Economy

Fayette County will have an economy that is growing and that provides jobs that align with resident skills.

SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL GROWTH

  • Assess the current state of entrepreneurship and small enterprise in Fayette County
  • Optimize local small business and entrepreneur support programs, tools, and capital resources
  • Establish a startup community in Fayette County
  • Establish a structured startup support system that is focused on technology-oriented businesses

ATTRACT, RETAIN AND EXPAND BUSINESSES THAT EMPLOY FAYETTE RESIDENTS

  • Optimize the Industry Council to support economic competitiveness in Fayette’s business sectors
  • Build external awareness about Fayette County as a competitive place to do business
  • Expand the inventory of sites and buildings that will support diverse job creation and targeted recruitment
  • Extend fiber infrastructure to high priority business areas
  • Participate in a talent attraction marketing campaign

DEVELOP A SUSTAINABLE FILM AND ENTERTAINMENT CLUSTER

  • Expand capacity and resources to support development of the film sector
  • Connect local organizations and business with film activity and opportunities

Place

Fayette County will offer residents of all ages, stimulating and enjoyable environments.

DEVELOP ADDITIONAL QUALITY OF LIFE AME

NITIES

  • Establish a single nonprofit entity to coordinate arts events and arts programming, as well as serve as a vehicle for grants and donations
  • Develop a plan for a multi-use event space
  • Develop a countywide program to address beautification and sustainability
  • Establish long-term plans which dovetails county and municipalities plans
  • Establish a unified Fayette identity and messaging

ENCOURAGE HOUSING AND DEVELOPMENT THAT APPEALS TO A BROAD POPULATION OF ALL AGES

  • Develop quality housing options for all ages
  • Conduct a retail leakage analysis

EXPAND TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE AND MOBILITY OPTIONS

  • Update countywide comprehensive transportation plan
  • Perform a “needs assessment” related to senior transportation enhancements

Evaluate possibilities related to increasing alternative commuting options