Economic Resiliency

Economic Resiliency

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The Economic Resiliency department was created to continue Eagle County’s economic recovery from the pandemic and natural disasters, while also identifying proactive ways to support economic resiliency. This department is a liaison with the business community and local, state and regional economic development partners. 

Our pillars for Eagle County Economic Resiliency: 

  • Disaster Readiness
  • Workforce Retention 
  • Business Retention & Expansion 

Northwest Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC):
Eagle County is host to the regional Northwest Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The SBDC offers no-cost consulting and virtual training to support the full life cycle of a small business, from startup to exit planning. It is a grant-funded technical assistance program of the Small Business Administration (SBA). Services are provided virtually to allow entrepreneurs to connect with a statewide network of experts. Walk-in services are not available. To learn more and to connect to services, visit
Business Resources
Local Partners & Technical Assistance:
Workforce Development:
Economic Data:

Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a business license in Eagle County?
Eagle County does not require or manage business licenses. However, a majority of Eagle County municipalities and some special districts do require a business license or registration. Please check the website for your local jurisdiction. Registration and sales tax licenses are also required through the Colorado Secretary of State. The Northwest SBDC can answer questions specific to your situation about new business formation - request a virtual appointment at
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