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Now is the Time for Economic Development The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. When you need a tree, you want to enjoy the shade - you don’t want to wait for it to grow and mature. The same is true of economic development. It would have been better to get a lot of the work recently completed behind us 30 years ago. Unfortunately, that was not the case. The next best time is now. We’re the first to admit that even though our organization started back in 1985, that 32 years later we still have accomplished little in the way of economic diversification. Some of the reasons for this lie in other booms which changed the need from diversification to workforce recruitment, and some of it lies in bad decisions and uses of time in the past. However, Energy Capital ED has made major achievements in the past three years and we’re positioned to do more in the future with your support. Though Campbell County has benefitted from robust production of coal, oil, and natural gas, our strong concentration of generated tax revenue and employment within the energy extraction industries makes our economy very sensitive to small changes in production or mineral value.

Properties and Their Contribution Towards Assessed Valuation for Property Taxes

2017

$702.87

Tax Year (Production Occurred in Prior Calendar Year)

2016

$849.54

2015

Coal

$867.58

Oil Gas 2014

Uranium

$852.78

Misc. Minerals Public Utilities 2013

Telephone

$828.17

Pipelines REA's 2012

$806.87

Railroads Cable Sat Co. Local

2011

$772.80

2010

$762.14

$-

$1,000

$2,000

$3,000

$4,000

Assessed Valuation (in millions)

Source: Campbell County, Wyoming

$5,000

$6,000

$7,000

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Energy Capital Economic Development Organization Profile  

When it comes to superior economic development performance, the diverse, balanced, and innovation-driven approach of Energy Capital ED deliv...

Energy Capital Economic Development Organization Profile  

When it comes to superior economic development performance, the diverse, balanced, and innovation-driven approach of Energy Capital ED deliv...