The Lawton-Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation has developed new partnerships with Lawton’s community leaders and organizations to design and embrace new community initiatives. These economic development initiatives will be focal points to ensure that Lawton Oklahoma becomes one of the most advanced cities in the country and acknowledged in the global marketplace.
1) Establish the Lawton-Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation as the “one-stop” agency for all economic development services in the greater Lawton region.
2) Recruit targeted industries/businesses and work to diversify Lawton’s economic base while preserving the core industry base.
3) Design and develop new tools and strategies to enhance the community’s economic development image.
4) Develop the community’s capacity for new and sustained economic growth.
5) Globally escalate the awareness of Lawton’s education assets and capabilities.
6) Identify issues that may limit our economic development and coordinate with community organizations to eliminate those issues.
7) Develop processes of communication and education of economic development.
8) Support efforts to ensure there is adequate quality and quantity of workforce to meet employer needs.