North Country Council Regional Planning Commission (NCC) as a US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA)-designated organization is responsible for developing and revising the North Country Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).  To receive EDA investment assistance under the Administration’s Public Works and Economic Adjustment Programs it is required to develop and maintain the CEDS.

The North Country CEDS is designed to bring together the public and private sectors in the creation of an economic road-map to diversity and strengthen regional economies.  The CEDS includes analysis of the regional economy and serves as a guide for establishing regional goals and objectives, developing and implementing a regional plan of action, and identifying investment priorities and funding sources.

The CEDS Committee is responsible for developing and revising the CEDS.  This committee is comprised of individuals that represent all major interests of the region including public officials, state and federal representatives, institutions of higher education, work force development, healthcare local business owners, non-profits and regional leaders.

The CEDS Committee meets bi monthly to review and prioritize economic development projects and update the CEDS.


2013_2017 Cover CEDS
2013-2017 Comprehensive Economic Strategy

North Country CEDS Committee


Michelle Moren-Grey, Co-Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer

Email | (603) 444-6303 Extension 2014