(L to R) St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, Partnership CEO Sheila Sweeney & St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger

Regional Economic Developers Pledge Cooperation

Announcement Came During the Partnership's Annual Meeting

St. Louis Economic Development Partnership CEO Sheila Sweeney announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) is being finalized between the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, St. Charles County and St. Clair County.

The MOU, revealed before a crowd of more than 700 during the Partnership’s Annual Meeting at the Chase Park Plaza, calls for collaboration and cooperation in the provision of economic development services.

“This agreement will push us towards the goals we all have,” Sweeney said.  “We want to grow investment, grow our population and make the St. Louis region a better place to live, work and play.”

(Watch a clip from Sweeney’s speech below)