WEST VIRGINIA CODE
WVC 5 B- 2 - 3
§5B-2-3. Powers and duties of the executive director.
The executive director shall enhance economic growth and
development through the development of a comprehensive economic
development strategy for West Virginia. "Comprehensive economic
development strategy" means a plan that outlines strategies and
activities designed to continue, diversify or expand the economic
base of the state as a whole; create jobs; develop a highly skilled
workforce; facilitate business access to capital, including venture
capital; advertise and market the resources offered by the state
with respect to the needs of business and industry; facilitate
cooperation among local, regional and private economic development
enterprises; improve infrastructure on a state, regional and
community level; improve the business climate generally; and
leverage funding from sources other than the state, including
federal and private sources.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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