Community Development

Community Development provides educational programming to assist leaders, communities, and organizations realize their fullest potential. We work with communities to build the vitality that enhances their quality of life and enriches the lives of their residents. We educate in leadership development, organizational development, food systems, community economic development, local government education and much more. In short, Community Development plants and cultivates the seeds for thriving communities and organizations.

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What you can find on the Trempealeau County Community Development Website:


Current Programming Efforts:

  • Organizational and Leadership Development
    • Board and organizational assessment
    • Effective meetings
    • Strategic planning
    • Needs assessment and evaluation
  • Strengthening Local Government
    • Road management planning
    • Open meetings and open records
    • Strategic planning
  • Protecting the Environment
    • Composting education
    • Recycling
    • Homeowner water testing and counseling
    • Energy conservation and alternatives
  • Economic Development
    • Labor market studies
    • Business retention and Expansion
    • Downtown revitalization

For more information regarding Community Development in Trempealeau County please feel free to look through the various information above.  If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to the Community Resource Development Educator, Melissa Kono, at 715-538-2311 ext. 209 or by email at