El Dorado, Inc.
El Dorado, Inc. is a public/private partnership with the City of El Dorado whose function is to recruit and assist new and existing businesses, helping them to provide jobs and a strong tax base for the community.
The organization began its public-private economic development partnership with the City of El Dorado in the late 1980’s. El Dorado Inc. is a membership organization and is governed by a Board of Directors made up of local business leaders, banks, utilities and representatives appointed by the City of El Dorado Commission. The Executive Director of the organization serves as the information point person for businesses considering expanding or locating in the City of El Dorado.
The City of El Dorado and El Dorado, Inc. work to be a partner to all El Dorado businesses. Creating a streamlined process to help businesses get the right answer to development questions and identify resources is the primary goal of the City.
Working together Scott Rickard with the City of El Dorado and Linda Jolly with El Dorado, Inc. will help you answer questions regarding the development process, identify available properties, financing and incentives. Their goal is to provide resources and information to business owners/managers that will help their business succeed!
As a member of El Dorado Inc., you are participating in an organization that seeks to improve the business conditions and quality of life for all residents by creating more and better jobs, growth in housing, and a stronger workforce. Your membership dollars are put to work for the community as a whole. Membership is open to all types and sizes of businesses. To learn more, read "Why your membership makes a difference" below.
Visioning El Dorado 2015
Community leaders gathered in April to share their vision/ideas about the future of El Dorado, focusing on four areas: housing, land use, community image and business growth. The final report may be viewed at the link below.