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Team Volusia wants more time to accomplish goals
By Joe Crews
posted Aug 15, 2013 - 3:34:19pm
A public-private organization tasked with helping generate new jobs in Volusia County has traveled a bumpy road since its creation nearly three years ago, but officials predict smoother travel in the immediate future.
Team Volusia has fallen short of its job goals: Only 44 new jobs were announced in calendar year 2012, when 55 to 85 was the target. For 2013, the organization projected 225 to 375 jobs, while only 64 have been announced to date.
But since Keith Norden took over last Oct. 1, Team Volusia has been able to focus on the job at hand, he and others said recently.
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