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Jan 15, 2021

On Tuesday, January 19th, the Victoria County Navigation District, which owns and operates the Port of Victoria, will consider approval of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Victoria County, the City of Victoria, the Victoria Sales Tax Development Corporation, and the Victoria Regional Airport with the goal of stimulating industry and commerce in Victoria County.

Sep 24, 2020
New Pipeline will connect the Eagle Ford Basin directly to the Port of Calhoun, creating more than 1000 new Texas jobs and increasing Texas oil exports.
Sep 15, 2020
Victoria EDC has partnered with economic development professionals in the region to conduct an impact analysis project as a member of the COVID-19 Business Resources Working Group. The results of the surveys will provide our legislators and local elected officials valuable information as they work to help our community and state recover.

Skills Development Grant For Job Training

Skills Development Fund grants can cover tuition, curriculum development, instructor fees and training materials.
 
The Skills Development Fund is Texas' premier job–training program providing training dollars for Texas businesses and workers.   The program is designed to assist businesses throughout the state by providing industry specific training taught on the main campus’ and on-site.  Administered by the Texas Workforce Commission, success is achieved through collaboration among businesses, public Community and Technical colleges, Local Workforce Development Boards and economic development partners.
 
The Victoria College has successfully received Skills Development Grants totaling $9.1 million, which has provided 294,239 training hours for 5,309 employees.  The Victoria College is an open admissions two-year community college offering freshman and sophomore academic transfer courses, and a variety of one- and two-year technical training programs.