Economic Development

What is the Putnam County Economic Development Council?

The Putnam County Economic Development Council (PCEDC) is a public / private non-profit organization that works to broaden the economic base and create new economic opportunities for Putnam County area residents. The PEDC is governed by a member steering committee, comprised of government officials and business leaders.

Our Mission

To facilitate economic development by new job creation by attracting new businesses and existing business expansion.

Our Vision

To be the catalyst for assuring well-balanced growth that adds to the standard of living for the residents of Putnam County.

PCEDC investors are area leaders dedicated to working together in order to achieve economic progress and an ever-improving business climate in northeast Florida. They also participate in a variety of committees or task forces each year, working with local, county and state government, community and civic organizations, educational institutions, existing and new businesses, and others to develop a balanced, growing and prosperous community.

Membership Investment LevelS

Platinum Member

Any Chamber member who makes an annual investment in the PCEDC of $2,500 or more. Platinum members are entitled to four representatives in the PCEDC. 

Gold Member

Any Chamber member who makes an annual investment in the PCEDC of $2,000. Gold members are entitled to three representatives in the PCEDC.

Silver Member

Any Chamber member who makes an annual investment in the PCEDC of $1,000.  Silver members are entitled to two representatives in the PCEDC.

Bronze Member

Any Chamber member who makes an annual investment in the PCEDC of $500.   

Copper Member

Any Chamber member with 2 employees or less, and less than $500,000 annual sales who makes an annual investment in the PCEDC of $250.

To join or to get more information

Call the Putnam County Economic Development Council (386-328-1503) or mail check to Putnam County Chamber of Commerce, PCEDC Investment, 1100 Reid Street, Palatka, FL 32177.

PUTNAM COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL MEMBERS

A public/private partnership of the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce And Board of County Commissioners of Putnam County. Other contributing governmental partners include: City of Palatka and City of Crescent City.

PLATINUM INVESTORS

Georgia-Pacific

GOLD INVESTORS

Palatka Daily News
Palatka Gas Authority
Putnam Community Medical Center
Seminole Electric Cooperative

SILVER INVESTORS

AT&T
Cancer Center of Putnam
Centerstate Bank
Clay Electric Cooperative
Continental Building Products
Florida Power & Light Company
Putnam County Development Authority
Putnam County School District
St. Johns River State College

BRONZE INVESTORS

Bates Hewett & Floyd Insurance Agency
Capital City Bank
Carr, Riggs, & Ingram
First Coast Technical College
Rogers Towers, P.A.
Vulcan Materials-Smith Division
Vystar Credit Union 

COPPER INVESTORS

Ambient, LLC.