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The Northern Village of Green Lake’s (NVGL’s) Openeetan Economic Development Corporation (OEDC) was incorporated in 2011 and became active through its strategic planning process in March of 2017. Its vision is to be an economic development engine that encourages environmentally responsible development and instills pride in the community of Green Lake. Openeetan strives to achieve this vision by supporting environmentally and socially responsible economic development through community-owned business development, and creating an environment that supports and encourages private entrepreneurship.

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OUR VALUES

  • Mutual Trust

  • Mutual Respect

  • Integrity

  • Respect for Diversity

  • Community-focused

  • Openness and Transparency

  • Environmental Responsibility

  • Sharing Knowledge

VISION STATEMENT

To be an economic development engine that encourages environmentally responsible development and instills pride in our community.

OUR MISSION

To support environmentally and socially responsible economic development through community-owned business development, and to create an environment that supports and encourages private entrepreneurship.

OUR GOALS

  • Build business, economic development, and governance capacity within the NVGL community.
  • Focus on identifying both employment and wealth creation opportunities for the NVGL community
  • Develop or purchase community-owned businesses and partnerships, and sustainably generate wealth to:
  • Support OEDC’s operations
  • Reinvest in OEDC’s community-owned businesses
  • Expand OEDC by investing in new businesses, and
  • Contribute to the NVGL’s ability to support and sustain the community; and
  • Support and encourage private entrepreneurship in the NVGL community.

The following goals provide a roadmap for fulfilling the strategic direction:

  • OEDC becomes a highly visible, well-respected organization that attracts investment from outside sources
  • OEDC owns businesses and / or shares in business partnerships that have the potential for wealth creation and/or job creation for the NVGL, and
  • OEDC supports the development of private enterprise in the NVGL.

Community Plans

OEDC Strategic Plan

This strategic plan is intended to be a management tool for the Northern Village of Green Lake’s (NVGL’s) Openeetan Economic Development Corporation (OEDC).

Green Lake’s Economic Development Plan

The Economic Development Plan clearly defines a number of economic and business development opportunities as recognized by the community of Green Lake.

Board Members

  • George Gardiner
  • Joe Gardiner
  • Darwin Lafond
  • Jim Laliberte

  • Ric Richardson

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