The Strategy has three goals:
- Promote Fulton County as an extraordinary place to live with an enviable quality of life.
- Build a strong economy and tax base.
- Create healthy communities connected to nature.
Fulton County’s Development Strategy marks an important point in a five‐year process initiated in 2013 by the Fulton County Board of Supervisors to “jump start” private sector investment in Fulton County. Jump Start Fulton County’s goal was to expand revenues and the tax base.
- Tryon Technology Park
- SMART Waters
- Fulton County Positive Branding
- Shovel‐Ready Sites
- Marketing videos The Development Strategy brings together
The Development Strategy brings together these initiatives with independent professional assessment of the County’s housing and retail markets.
By 2026, Fulton County, New York is POSI+IVE it will be a premier place to invest, work, start a business, own a home, raise a family, vacation and retire.
Our quality of life, vibrant atmosphere, healthy lifestyles, friendly neighborhoods and scenic lakefronts will appeal to young people, families, empty‐nesters, artists, entrepreneurs, local employees and downtown professionals. Fulton County will continue to be a place where one can take a 180 degree turn away from a high cost and high stress way of life toward a relaxing lifestyle with a reasonable cost of living, quality housing and well‐paying jobs. Our 44 lakes, featuring the Great Sacandaga Lake, our memorable Adirondack vistas, Mohawk Valley history and diverse four‐ season recreational opportunities will appeal to residents and be destinations for visitors.