The Mono County Economic Development Department strives to continually improve the economic conditions within Mono County for its residents and businesses to ensure long term sustainability. Through the pursuit of potential opportunities, Mono County Economic Development works to create jobs, promote tourism and existing business, create a business environment that is attractive to new business, and provide support that will ensure long-term economic success and environmental sustainability.
The Economic Development Department also collaborates with various agencies, organizations and individuals to formulate creative solutions to economic issues and constraints, and develop new ideas for economic opportunities.
These organizations include:
•Regional Planning Advisory Committees
•Chambers of Commerce
•High Sierra Visitors Council
•Interagency Visitors Center Board - Lone Pine
•Long Valley Hydrologic Advisory Committee
•Eastern Sierra Cultural & Heritage Association (ESCHA)
Mono County Economic Development also oversees, administers, and regulates Conway Ranch and the fish enhancement programs on Conway Ranch and the Mono County Fisheries Commission. In addition, the department oversees the regulation of geothermal power development on non-federal land.
The department works closely with the Mono County Tourism & Film Commission to develop and drive tourism marketing efforts and to promote the region as an accessible, film-friendly destination to encourage filming productions in the county.