County of Barrhead Council and Administration are highly motivated to foster cluster developments and support business success. As a proactive team, elected officials and staff are eager to develop economic outcomes that benefit the region. Elected officials in the County make up a strong and stable Council with full support for economic development. This is apparent through Council’s approval of Tax Installment Payment Plan, Non-Residential Tax Incentive Bylaw, Direct Control designation for Kiel Industrial Park, and various rezoning to allow for growth and expansion.
County of Barrhead has established strong relationships with a variety of business and organizations to promote, market, and advance business ventures. Through these connections, the County supports businesses in exploring rebates and incentive programs, employment training, and options for taking advantage of secondary industries or value-added initiatives.
Agency supports in the community include but are not limited to:
- Alberta Works
- Alberta Labour
- Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC)
- Business Link
- Farm Credit Canada (FCC)
- Community Futures Yellowhead East