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YCDA's Impact

YCDA’s Impact on the community

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Latest data

1,203

Jobs created and/or retained as a result of YCDA’s efforts.

128,328

Total additional payroll from jobs created as a result of YCDA’s efforts.

$382,343

Total value of investment in dollars by the private and public sector in Yakima County as a result of YCDA’s efforts to facilitate partnerships.

234

Businesses that we provide assistance to: local, small, and entrepreneurial.

$382,343

Total value of investment in dollars by the private and public sector in Yakima County as a result of YCDA’s efforts to facilitate partnerships.

Initiative 1:

Expand and Retain Existing Industries

Results & Impacts

$40 Million

invested by Ag products company in 50,000 square feet and 10-15 jobs in lower valley – project is close to announcement, knock on wood

90 business outreach visits

assisted multiple companies with site selection, workforce, access to training, permitting, regulatory, and other issues and opportunities

Facilitated 25 Vaccine clinics

at some of the largest employers in the Valley

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2 alternative energy projects

(one supporting the dairy industry) with $140 million capex and 40 jobs that are nearing announcements

Responded to 41 Requests

for Information from prospective companies/site selectors

$40 million in capex and 60 jobs

With newly announced Northwest Harvest Distribution Center

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Initiative 2:

Recruit New Industry

Results & Impacts

Initiative 3:

Strengthen the Business Environment to Improve Quality of Place

Results & Impacts

$2,718,340 in SIED funding

to 4 projects in Mabton, Union Gap, Yakima, and the County supporting 100+ jobs when the private development occurs

Provide technical support to City of Toppenish

with its community forums to discuss economic development among other topics

Developed County-wide GIS map

of sites is only missing a few zoning files and optimization. The site can be seen at drycreekeng.maps.arcgis.com

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10 new businesses

invested by Ag products company in 50,000 square feet and 10-15 jobs in lower valley – project is close to announcement, knock on wood

77 additional small businesses assisted

400+ total jobs at all the businesses assisted

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Initiative 4:

Encourage Small Business Growth

Results & Impacts

Initiative 5:

Enhance Investor Relations and Communications

Results & Impacts

2 alternative energy projects

(one supporting the dairy industry) with $140 million capex and 40 jobs that are nearing announcements

Responded to 41 Requests

for Information from prospective companies/site selectors

$40 million in capex and 60 jobs

With newly announced Northwest Harvest Distribution Center

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