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Alliance formed to grow Greenville

By Wesley Brown

The Daily Reflector

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A strategic alliance formed between nine Pitt County organizations plans to finalize an agreement today to hire a consulting firm to study the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of achieving sustained economic growth in Greenville.

Commonly referred to as “SWOT,” the analysis will cost $22,000, take four months to complete and produce a “powerful document” that will identify the city’s infrastructure gaps and measure its readiness and ability to attract jobs, local leaders said during a specially called roundtable discussion at City Hall this week.

While contract negotiations are pending city approval, nine Pitt County organizations have committed $20,000 to hire InSite, an economic development firm based in Greer, S.C., to lead the study.

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*i can see taxes going up to

*i can see taxes going up to make this thing happen. my hope is that they consult that 3rd grade social studies book on NEEDS AND WANTS. WHOSE IDEA WAS THIS ANYWAY?

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