Quality of Life
More local tax dollars and jobs results in greater economic stability for the community, which generally increases the overall standard of living of the residents.
Increased Tax Base
Additional revenue to support, maintain, and improve local services such as roads, parks, libraries, and other community services.
Job Creation and Expansion
Local and regional employment opportunities.
Ensuring that local businesses prosper and stay in town. Most new jobs(82%) are creating by existing local businesses.
Expanding the economy increases the opportunity for long term sustainability of the community.
Public services would be less dependent on intergovernmental transfers.