Economic Development


The Grand County Board of Commissioners formed the Grand County Economic Development Department (GCED) in June of 2012.  Since then, GCED has built a thriving community of local leaders who work to retain, expand, and attract businesses in the county. 

Get up to date information in the Grand County Economic Overview report.  Click here to view report.

If you are interested in the work of this department please contact DiAnn Butler at (970) 531-1343 or email us at  


The Town of Grand Lake has initiated a Request for Proposal process to identify a qualified contractor to provide project coordination, volunteer coordination, communication, public relations outreach and administrative services to the Grand Lake Heart and Soul project.  With a $30,000 total annual budget, the selected country will bill $2,700 on a monthly basis for a period from the start of hire in March and ending December 31, 2019.  975 hours are budgeted for this contract position.