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2022 Annual Report

Looking in the rear-view mirror of 2022.

2021 Annual Report

Looking in the rear-view mirror of 2022, it was a fluid year that allowed us to double down on our three major strategic initiatives: Workforce Housing, Workforce Development, and Business Capacity and Growth. We will continue to focus on how we make a difference in 2022, as we build on the foundation we have created.

La Plata Housing 101

Our community is taking on the challenge of addressing a housing crisis, and the Alliance has offered a presentation on the basic elements of housing — from subsidized solutions to workforce housing to market-rate developments. This virtual presentation was facilitated by the housing experts at Project Moxie and Cappelli Consulting.

9R Bond Contracting Info

Durango’s voters approved Ballot Issue 4A, a $90 million bond issues to the Durango School District 9-R. $63 million of that bond can be spent on local contracts, and the Alliance wants to help local businesses succeed in securing those contracts. Fill out this form for contractor participation registration.

2020 Economic Summary Report for La Plata County, Colorado

The Alliance spent the better part of 2020 focused on enabling the greater business community to respond and reopen as quickly and safely as possible.