Public Private Partnership
Pend Oreille County, WA
involve collaboration between a
government agency and
(one or more) private-sector companies
that can be used to finance, build, and
operate projects, such as; governmental
services that are understaffed, public
transportation networks, parks, and
large developments. Financing a
project through a public-private
partnership can allow a project to be
completed sooner or make it a
possibility in the first place.
Partnerships between private companies
and government entities provide
advantages to both parties.
Private-sector technology and innovation, for example, can help provide better public services through improved operational efficiency. The public sector, for its part, provides incentives for the private sector to deliver projects on time and within budget.
Invest in strategic infrastructure improvements, as appropriate, in order to encourage private investment, reduce new construction costs, increase business efficiency, and in order to support business retention and growth, stimulate economic activity, and employ people
Work with property and business owners to identify prospective partners and flexible sites to host events that will draw visitors and energize the Historic Districts of Lewiston and Weaverville and the Hayfork town center. Sites may include:
Private surface parking lots
County-owned surface parking lots
Temporary street closures
Create long-term public/private partnerships to lead the process of physical change.
Expand the Planning Department’s use of PPP’s to improve capacity and speed up the development review process
Whenever possible, cooperate and collaborate with efforts of other public, private and/or non-profit organizations to foster economic development opportunities within Trinity County
Consider creating a countywide coalition similar to an Industrial or Economic Development Commission to identify, promote, and invest in infrastructure for industrial/commercial sites and buildings.
Ensure any PPP contracts are balanced and fair for both private and public entities
Ensure any PPP contracts have clauses for working out conflicts, such as;
a commitment to a strong partnership beyond the terms of the contract;
built-in mechanisms to share perspectives about the project (especially problems and concerns); and
effective ways to rebound from failures to deliver
Expand existing PPPs, such as the Watershed Center, Resource Conservation District