A sense of place is important for all communities.  Carroll County strives to remain attractive to talented people that want to work and have skills employers are seeking.  Attracting talented people by a job retention and growth, educational opportunities, lifestyle, plus home and/or recreational opportunities is key to sustainable growth.

Advantage Carroll 2020 5-year Community Development Goals are:

  • develop a comprehensive beautification plan
  • expand sustainable, eco-friendly businesses and development patterns
  • Promote county-wide quality of life initiatives, like Tanner’s ‘Get Healthy, Live Well’
  • identify opportunities for tourism and expanded recreational infrastructure
  • develop and publish a county-wide housing inventory in addition to residential development opportunities
  • create incentives for downtown and business corridor development