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Franklin County Economic Development

Our team at Franklin County Economic Development is committed to providing assistance and resources to our businesses and employers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We will work tirelessly to adjust and monitor information as it comes in and report up-to-date guidance and resources.  We are working with local, state and federal organizations to navigate this unprecedented challenge while our economic development staff and board of directors come up with ways in which we can ease the burden on our business community.  

If your business is experiencing issues or needs guidance, please do not hesitate to reach out directly:

Main office number: 518.483.9472 

Jeremy Evans, CEO: 518.651.2949     

Russ Kinyon, Economic Development Director: 518.651.2957 


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Board Meeting Calendar

2020 Board Meetings

Effective 3/18/20, all meetings will be broadcast live on Facebook and conducted via video until further notice.

(All meetings are at 10 am unless otherwise indicated)

January 15 
February 12
March 18 
April 15 
May 13
June 10
July 15
August 12
September 8
September 29 (Special LDC Mtg)

October 20
November 9 (Special LDC Mtg)

November 17
December 15
To access prior meeting packets, please click on "Learn More"...

The Carry - Franklin County's First Incubator and Co-Working Space

Located at 8 Academy Street in Saranac Lake, NY, The Carry is a community of entrepreneurs. Most of our members work from our downtown workspace, which can be rented by the day, week or month. You can also participate in our workshops, coaching sessions and other business development programs.

Learn more about The Carry and join the community! 

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The Carry