2011 State of the Community Reports Part 2

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2011 State of the Community Reports Part 2

  1. 1. State of the Community Luncheon February 4, 2011 Odawa Casino Resort Ovation Hall Sponsored by
  2. 2. State of Emmet County <ul><li>James E. Tamlyn </li></ul><ul><li>Chairman, </li></ul><ul><li>Emmet County </li></ul><ul><li>Board of Commissioners </li></ul>
  3. 3. Emmet County State of the County James E. Tamlyn Chairman Emmet County Board of Commissioners
  4. 4. Harbor Springs Sunrise, Crooked Lake
  5. 5. The Headlands Eclipse Event Dec. 21, 2010 Photo courtesy of Robert de Jonge
  6. 6. The Headlands (Photo courtesy of Robert de Jonge)
  7. 7. Camp Pet-O-Se-Ga
  8. 8. Toys for Tots donation
  9. 9. Shoreline at the Headlands
  10. 10. CCE/9-1-1 Dispatch Center in Petoskey
  11. 11. CCE/9-1-1 Dispatch Center
  12. 12. Jim Linderman Students at McGulpin Point Lighthouse
  13. 13. Spring at Petosega
  14. 14. Cedar Creek, Camp Pet-O-Se-Ga
  15. 15. Memorial Day, Petoskey
  16. 16. Petoskey High School Marching Band
  17. 17. Emmet County K-9 Unit, Officer Poumade & Zoom
  18. 18. Beach at Petosega, on Pickerel Lake
  19. 19. McGulpin Point Lighthouse Mackinaw City
  20. 20. Bay Harbor Marina
  21. 21. Harbor Springs
  22. 22. Concerts in the Park, Petoskey
  23. 23. Sunset at Pellston Regional Airport
  24. 24. Waugoshance Point Lighthouse
  25. 25. Emmet County Fair
  26. 26. Pellston Regional Airport
  27. 27. Pickerel Lake at Petosega
  28. 28. Foggy morning, Petosega
  29. 29. Five miles of trails at the Headlands
  30. 30. Community Building at the Fairgrounds
  31. 31. Geocache Event, Petosega
  32. 32. Veterans Day, Petoskey
  33. 33. The ‘Big Rock’ at McGulpin Point
  34. 34. McGulpin Point Lighthouse
  35. 35. Resort Township
  36. 36. Cecil Bay beach
  37. 37. Promotional materials County promotional materials
  38. 38. Headlands Challenge Oct. 30, 2010
  39. 39. Public Schools of Petoskey named Recycler of the Year 2010
  40. 40. Pellston Regional Airport
  41. 41. Resort Township
  42. 42. Biking the Tunnel of Trees, M-119
  43. 43. State of the Local Economy <ul><li>Carlin Smith </li></ul><ul><li>President, </li></ul><ul><li>Petoskey Regional </li></ul><ul><li>Chamber of Commerce </li></ul>
  44. 44. State of the Local Economy 2011 Carlin Smith Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce
  45. 45. Chamber Survey—Fall 2010 <ul><li>Mostly Small Businesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>75% of respondents had 15-employees or less </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>53% of respondents had gross revenues less than $500,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>But 20% had gross revenues between $1 million and $5 million </li></ul></ul>
  46. 46. Survey—Business Stability <ul><li>60% of respondents have had their business located in Emmet Co. for 11-years or more. </li></ul><ul><li>28% for 26-years or more </li></ul><ul><li>15% for 51-years or more </li></ul><ul><li>60% have been under current ownership for 11-years or more </li></ul>
  47. 47. Survey—Gross Revenue <ul><li>Past three years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>41% say revenue increased </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>21% said revenue held steady </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>38% said revenue decreased </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Next three years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>66% say revenue will increase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>29% say revenue will hold steady </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5% say revenue will decrease </li></ul></ul>
  48. 48. Survey—Number of Employees <ul><li>Past Three Years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>23% said number of employees increased </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>51% said number of employees held steady </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>26% said number of employees decreased </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Next Three Years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>31% said employee # will increase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>65% said employee # will hold steady </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4% said employee # will decrease </li></ul></ul>
  49. 49. Survey—Greatest challenges, Past three years/Next three years <ul><li>79% / 77% General Economy </li></ul><ul><li>43% / 46% Health Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>29% / 32% Marketing Your Business </li></ul><ul><li>28% / 28% State Taxes </li></ul><ul><li>24% / 33% Federal Taxes </li></ul><ul><li>21% / 25% Tourism Activity </li></ul><ul><li>21% / 15% Technology Services </li></ul><ul><li>18% / 18% Local Taxes </li></ul><ul><li>18% / 21% Availability of a Qualified Workforce </li></ul>
  50. 50. Survey—Greatest Challenges, Written Response <ul><li>Health Care Reform! </li></ul>Health Care Task Force Forum to be held April 28th at NCMC
  51. 51. What’s Different? <ul><li>Sweeping Political Changes </li></ul><ul><li>Both at Federal and State Levels </li></ul><ul><li>“We now have a Governor that understands the business sector.” </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in tax structure? MBT? </li></ul><ul><li>“Jobs are Job 1” </li></ul>
  52. 52. Jobs are the key… Unemployment Rates 11.7% 14.3% State of Mich. 13.0% 16.2% NW Michigan 15.8% 18.6% Emmet County Dec. 2010 Dec. 2009
  53. 53. After Jobs, then… <ul><li>…Real Estate </li></ul><ul><li>Still a struggling economic sector here </li></ul><ul><li>Some stabilizing in property values </li></ul><ul><li>And home sales were up a bit </li></ul><ul><li>But foreclosures increased again in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>And Commercial Real Estate is still slow to move </li></ul>
  54. 54. After Jobs and Real Estate, then… <ul><li>…Building and Trades </li></ul><ul><li>Still very little activity in residential construction </li></ul><ul><li>Only 18-lots were sold in Emmet County last year, 14 of those in Bay Harbor </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs to Real Estate to Building/Trades will not happen quickly </li></ul>
  55. 55. Local Economic Strengths--Tourism <ul><li>Tourism was pretty good in 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Noticeable improvement over 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Hoping for passage of $25.4 million for Pure Michigan funding </li></ul><ul><li>And we hope that will include winter tourism promotion next year </li></ul><ul><li>Begin to attract kayakers to the new Bear River Recreation Area </li></ul>
  56. 56. Local Economic Strengths--Resortism <ul><li>Bay Harbor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First-class events in 2010, particularly the Antique and Classic Boat Show </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental Clean-up moving toward a conclusion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bay View </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Renovation of John Hall Auditorium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 was 135 th Season </li></ul></ul>
  57. 57. Local Economic Strengths—Health Care <ul><li>Some tough decisions in late 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Careful consideration of a future affiliation </li></ul><ul><li>John & Marnie Demmer Wellness Pavilion and Dialysis Center </li></ul>
  58. 58. Other New Investments <ul><li>John & Marnie Demmer Wellness Pavilion and Dialysis Center </li></ul><ul><li>Pellston Regional Airport Snow Removal/Airport Rescue Facility </li></ul><ul><li>Kilwin’s Manufacturing Facility </li></ul><ul><li>Bear River Recreation Area </li></ul><ul><li>Harbor Springs Airport </li></ul>
  59. 59. Other New Investments <ul><li>Emmet County Recycling Materials Recovery Facility </li></ul><ul><li>Petoskey Surgeon’s Medical Office </li></ul><ul><li>14-new Businesses opened in Downtown Petoskey </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twisted Olive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Palette Bistro </li></ul></ul>
  60. 60. Other New Investments <ul><li>Chamber Ambassadors hosted 73-Ribbon Cuttings in 2010! </li></ul>
  61. 61. Chamber’s Role <ul><li>Encourage purchasing from local businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Help break down barriers for entrepreneurs </li></ul><ul><li>Advocate for better tax structure </li></ul><ul><li>Advocate for ease in regulatory burdens for businesses </li></ul>
  62. 62. Chamber’s Role <ul><li>Educate and advocate regarding health care reform and health insurance rates </li></ul><ul><li>Advocate for better air service </li></ul><ul><li>Advocate for Pure Michigan funding </li></ul><ul><li>Assist businesses with marketing skills and networking opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Promote Petoskey and care for those who visit </li></ul>
  63. 63. Chamber’s Role <ul><li>Bottom line… </li></ul><ul><li>…stick to our mission of helping area businesses succeed. </li></ul>

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