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May 2021 Newsletter

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#JeffcoLiving with Jansen
#Investor Highlight: Pilatus Business Aircraft
#Welcome our Newest Investor
#State is in Session
#TeamUp: Jeffco Looking for Partners
#Vitality Report
#JeffcoLiving with Jansen
We made it.  One full year in the books leading the EDC.  While not a traditional first year, we made the most of it and look forward to picking back up where we left off in person – meaningful connections.  
Investor Highlight: Pilatus Business Aircraft
Join us in congratulating Pilatus on their recent groundbreaking for an expansion at the RMMA campus.  In this exciting new project, Pilatus will be adding new paint bays that increase their capacities and service levels in Jefferson County.

Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd was founded in 1996. About 70 percent of all PC-12s which come off the production line in Stans are finished to customer specifications (interior and exterior livery) in Colorado. The American subsidiary of The Pilatus Group is also responsible for PC-12 and PC-24 marketing, sales and servicing activities in North and South America.

    Welcome to Our Newest Investor
    Our mission for all of Jefferson County is driven through the generous support of our investors.  We want to welcome and thank Matrix Design Group for partnering with the EDC.  

    State is in Session
    Positions of Support

    • HB21-1230: Create User Friendly State Internet Rules Portal
    • HB21-1263*: Meeting & Events Incentive Programs
    • HB21-1264*: Funds Workforce Development Increase Worker Skills
    • HB21-1265*: Qualified Retails Retain Sales Tax for Assistance
    • SB21-080: Protections for Entities During COVID
    • SB21-232*: Displaced Workers Grant

    Positions of Opposition


    • HB21-1056: Cost Thresholds for Public Project Bidding Requirements
    • HB21-1191: Prohibit Discrimination COVID 19 Vaccine Status
    • HB21-1232:Standardized Health Benefit Plan Colorado Option
    • HB21-1269*: Public Utilities Commission Study of Community Choice Energy
    • SB21-123: Expand Candian Rx Import Program
    • SB21-176: Protecting Opportunities and Workers Rights

    Positions of Amend

    *Pending Board ratification


    TeamUp Jeffco Looking for Partners
    TeamUp Jeffco is partnering with Moore Middle School to create a summer program to address academic and social/emotional challenges created by the disruption to the school year. Our goal is to create a FUN, passion-project based “Camp” to re-engage our kids in learning.  We plan to “hide the vegetables” of academics into these activities.  We know that teachers are exhausted and that there are many community members who would like to step up into a structure that works. We think we have a win-win-win concept. Students-Teachers-Community!

      Our Idea is to invite and partner with local individuals, businesses, and organizations who have time, talent, and passions that they would be willing to share with these students.  We will pair you with teachers who will overlay the reading, writing, and math to the student experience.
      Interested?  Start Here!

      Vitality Report
      Did you miss the release of our newest Economic Profile?  Download it today HERE

      #2021Recovery
      State Dial moves from policy to guidelines.  Jeffco has joined other Metro Areas to enact a local dial.  Find out more:
      Link to COVID Resources Page

      Link to State CDPH Resource page
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