The Cortes Island Business & Tourism Association (CIBATA) is proud to release our 2018 Cortes Local Economic Action Plan (LEAP). Initiated in 2016, after our 2015 Cortes Island Economic Development Forum, the LEAP plan is the result of 2 years of community engagement initiated by CIBATA members and the LEAP Community Steering Committee.
The purpose of the LEAP was to engage the community of Cortes in designing a community economic development strategy, and to identify economic priorities and actions for the island other the next five years.
In the coming months CIBATA members will be hosting a number of community workshops on island to share the key findings, recommendations and actions steps coming out of the report. The full report can be viewed by clicking the link below.
LEAP PROJECT GOALS
We seek to create a grassroots Economic Action Plan that: