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Community and Economic Development
  • Projects
  • Geographical Information Systems

    A geographic information system (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information.

    GIS allows us to view, understand, question, interpret, and visualize data in many ways that revel relationships, patterns, and trends in the form of maps, globes, reports, and charts.

    A GIS helps you answer questions and solve problems by looking at your data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared.

    GIS technology can be integrated into any enterprise information system framework.


  • Economic Development

    ig Sandy Area Development District staff work with local governments, industrial authorities, and economic development professionals serving the region to facilitate economic development projects throughout the District. Whether providing information in response to prospective employer visits, planning for infrastructure to serve ED properties, or seeking federal/state funding for ED projects involving buildings or equipment, BSADD can assist in project planning, development and implementation.

    The Big Sandy Economic Development Council is a committee of professionals that are engaged in economic development activities throughout the region. Workforce development, education, tourism, entrepreneurial and economic development activities are the focus areas for the group that meets regularly to interact, network, and plan for the region’s growth and development. The Big Sandy Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy is developed and/or updated each year by the group.

    Click the link below to access available sites and buildings in the region that are marketed through the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development’s searchable database:



    April is Fair Housing Month


  • Planning
  • Public Administration