"To financially assist communities and economic development organizations in Winnebago County for the purposes of expanding the tax base, creating and retaining jobs and promoting the County as a good place to do business."
create and retain quality job opportunities
increase the county's tax base
raise the level of income for local residents
The IDB is composed of eleven individuals representing communities within Winnebago County, the County Board, and other municipal organizations involved with area economic development.
Board members serve a voluntary two-year term and are appointed by the County Executive subject to approval by the Winnebago County Board of Supervisors.
The IDB budget is drawn from the Winnebago County general fund and is subject to annual approval by the Winnebago County Board of Supervisors.