Generally, the action plan builds on findings from the SWOT analysis and incorporates elements from other regional plans. More specifically, the action plan identifies the overall vision, priorities, goals, strategies, partners, regional projects, and funding opportunities to guide implementation of the CEDS and Resiliency Plan in the region over the next five years. Essentially, the action plan serves as a roadmap for public and private entities involved in economic and community development efforts throughout the six-county region, to help coordinate their resources to achieve the greatest impact.
North Central Pennsylvania will become a year-round destination for work and recreation, for commerce, and for living. Residents will be trained for good jobs created by a growing, diversified, and resilient economy supported by sustained, coordinated investment in critical infrastructure.