Lavon EDC Gateway to East Texas

Strategic Plan

The Lavon EDC annually updates its Strategic Plan examining the goals and revising or updating the strategies to guide actions for the forth coming year.

Lavon Economic Development Corporation...

"We Cultivate Investment and Growth!"

Goals for 2020-

Goal : Attract New Private Sector Commercial Development Expanding the Property and Sales Tax Base For Lavon buy 4%.

  • Strategy: Work cooperatively with private sector land owners to develop the major business center on FM 2755.

  • Strategy: Attract partners in the development of a build to suit and speculative commercial/business & office buildings.

  • Strategy: Market Lavon available retail and commercial properties through the Lavon EDC website and at tradeshows such as NTCAR and TX Deal Making of ICSC.

  • Strategy: Market the advantages of the revised outer loop to east Texas from the DFW Metroplex. 

  • Strategy: Encourage the continued development of commercial property through developing incentives, voluntary annexation and extension of utilities.

  • Strategy: Participate, as appropriate, in development of public facilities that will attract new developent.

  • Strategy: Support quality of life improvements including but not limited to development of parks and trails. 

  • Strategy: Meet periodically with City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission to coordinate efforts of land development and economic development. 

  • Strategy: Continue the effective Small Business Bazaars to help develop local micro-small business opportunities, hold the Shop Small Saturday and simlar efforts to attract small business development in Lavon.

  • Strategy:  Work regionally to collaborate on solving regional developent issues. 

2. Goal – Develop the Brand Lavon…..Marketing Lavon through the Web Site and a Minimum of 4 marketing events

  • Strategy: Participate in two regional trade shows - NTCAR and Texas Deal Making.

  • Strategy: Develop electronic brochures marketing Lavon.  

  • Strategy: Continue to update, expand and maintain the LEDC web site with fresh information and facts.

  • Strategy: Invite local developers/investors to the EDC meetings to promote their sites and projects.

  • Strategy: Update or create  additional Lavon videos with drone footage highlighting the completion of SH 78, the plans fo SH 205 and the proposed out loop. 

  • Strategy: Utilize a Facebook page for providing up to date informtion concerning the LEDC activities.

3. Goal – Strengthen the Management Tools of the Lavon Economic Development Corporation

  • Strategy: Encourage the training of Board Directors and Executive Director.

  • Strategy: Actively seek to build incentive tools including  a tax abatement policy plus a facade and building imporvement program. 

  • Strategy: Continue the use of a Professional and Certified Economic Developer as the Lavon Board Executive Director.

  • Strategy: Continue the Board of Directors policy to meet at least monthly and more if necessary to meet the Mission of the EDC.



Recent News

Lakepointe Development featured in Dallas Morning News
June 11th 2021 - Featured today in the Dallas Morning News is the Lavon... read more.

City approves Tax Abatement Policy
November 23rd 2020 - At the November 17, 2020 City Council meeting the Lavon City Council... read more.

July 11, 2016 Lavon Monument Gateway Sign Groundbreaking
July 13th 2016 - The Lavon Economic Development Corporation(LEDC) held a groundbreaking... read more.

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P.O. Box 340 | 120 School Road
Lavon, TX 75166
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