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ECONOMY + INFRASTRUCTURE

Initiative 2: Encourage and support the growth of emerging industries, small business and the spirit of entrepreneurship. ACTION

LEAD COMMUNITY PARTNER(S)

A. Develop incentives and resources to support entrepreneurship, start-ups and small businesses including mentoring and expertise from the business and education communities

• City of Hillsboro • Hillsboro Chamber

B. Assemble a locally-focused capital network to attract and promote entrepreneurship

• City of Hillsboro • Hillsboro Chamber

C. Promote and celebrate small business success

• Hillsboro Chamber

D. Develop a food innovation center with commercial kitchen incubator space

• City of Hillsboro

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Initiative 3: Sustain Hillsboro’s role as Oregon’s economic engine by retaining, expanding and recruiting technology and other traded-sector industries.

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ACTION

LEAD COMMUNITY PARTNER(S)

A. Implement activities including industry cluster development, marketing and business outreach to support retention, expansion and recruitment of companies with emphasis on technology and manufacturing

• City of Hillsboro

B. Facilitate technology employment opportunities for Hillsboro residents by expanding and promoting specialized training

• Portland Community College

C. Develop and enhance Hillsboro’s globally competitive infrastructure essential to supporting and attracting traded-sector employers including development ready sites, transportation, workforce, communications systems, water supply and incentives

• City of Hillsboro

HILLSBORO 2035 COMMUNITY PLAN

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Hillsboro 2035 Community Plan