Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Meetings



Mohawk Valley Economic Development District, Inc. (MVEDD) to hold outreach meetings in each of the above mentioned counties;


The annual update of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is an undertaking of the Mohawk Valley Economic Development District, Inc. (MVEDD), as required by the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

MVEDD will receive input and review comments on information to be provided to the federal government. RSVP is appreciated but not required. 

Topics for discussion include: a draft listing of capital projects for the county and its municipalities, development of the 2019 MVEDD work program, examination of current MVEDD goals, and review of county economic milestones from previous year. District staff will also receive any information which may be used to provide economic statistics describing our region including summary of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and challenges.

Comments will be compiled and submitted to the federal government by year’s end. Members of the public will be given an opportunity to address MVEDD staff on any of the subjects described herein.  

  They are scheduled as follows:

  •  Montgomery - October 16th @ Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce, 1st Floor Conference room, 1166 Riverfront Center, Amsterdam, NY 12010
  • Fulton - October 16th @ Fulton County Planning Department, Conference room, 1 East Montgomery Street, Johnstown, NY 12095
  • Schoharie - October 22nd @ Schoharie County Office Building, Room 360, 284 Main Street, Schoharie, NY 12157 
  • Oneida - October 23rd @ Oneida County Department of Planning, 3rdFloor Planning Dept., Conference room, Union Station, 321 Main Street, Utica, NY 13501 
  • Herkimer - October 23rd @ Mohawk Valley Economic Development District, Inc. (MVEDD), 26 West Main Street, Mohawk, NY 13407 
  • Otsego - October 29th @ Otsego NOW, 5th Floor Conference room, 189 Main Street, Oneonta, NY 13820 

Capital Resources and Clean Energy for:

Small Businesses


Our programs benefit small businesses and agribusiness with loans, clean energy opportunities, and resources to grow their businesses and create jobs in our communities.

Governmental Entities


We provide resources and technical assistance for cities, towns, and villages within our 6 county district for clean energy opportunities, grant writing assistance, and training.



We also work with individuals in our 6 county area to connect them with resources for more energy efficient upgrades and cost reduction to their properties. 

About us


The Mohawk Valley Economic Development District, Inc.

Since 1966, forging collaboration and cultivating funding for the shared interests of Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego & Schoharie Counties  


In New York State, The Mohawk Valley Economic Development District, Inc. (MVEDD) is one of nine economic development districts (EDDs) and one of seventeen revolving loan fund grantees of the United States Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA), serving the counties of Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego and Schoharie. 

Established in 1966, MVEDD is a private, not-for-profit corporation formed to fulfill the EDA mission in our region, which is “…to create and retain jobs and to help stimulate industrial and commercial growth in distressed rural and urban communities across the nation.”

We accomplish this by serving as a subordinate lender to small businesses in "The District," supporting the EDA funding applications of our region's municipalities seeking infrastructure improvement grants, and serving as a source of regional action on projects that minimize the tax burden and maximize collaboration.  On behalf of our MVEDD membership, we invite you to become a member of our non-profit.

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