New Transparency Site Posts ECD Grants, Incentives Info

Press Release from the Department of Economic and Community Development; June 29, 2012: 

OpenECD.tn.gov to Archive Public Information and Documents Pertaining to the Department

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development today announced the launch of its transparency website, OpenECD.tn.gov. The website is designed to be a user-friendly site where the public can easily access public information and documents pertaining to ECD grants and incentives.

“Our department wants to provide the public with as much information as possible,” Bill Hagerty, commissioner, ECD, said. “It is important to Governor Haslam, and to all of us, that we operate as an open and transparent government. These documents have always been available to the public, but we wanted to make them more easily accessible to the public, and we have accomplished that with OpenECD.tn.gov.”

OpenECD.tn.gov will be updated quarterly. The public can sign up to receive email alerts notifying the recipient when information has been added and/or updated. Visit OpenECD.tn.gov for more information.

About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies which help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. The department seeks to attract new corporate investment in Tennessee and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. Find us on the web: tn.gov/ecd. Follow us on Twitter: @tnecd. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tnecd.