Helping You Build Your Business
The Economic and Community Development Department is here to help businesses thrive. We can help your business with:
Expediting processing: our Economic and Community Development Services Department will be your advocates and point of contact for all city processing permits, guiding you through the process and coordinating on your behalf with other departments.
Business expansion assistance: we have all the up-to-date information you need on available properties and zoning.
Industrial development bonds: our staff can help qualified manufacturing firms apply for tax-exempt and other forms of industrial development revenue bond financing.
Employee recruitment and training incentives: we can help connect you with federal, state and local agencies assisting employers in strengthening their competitive edge by providing funds, tax credits and other incentives to off-set the cost of hiring individuals and/or training new employees.
Business roundtables and seminars: our business roundtables and seminars connect you with other businesses and bring you up-to-date information on human resources, marketing and technology.
For more information, click the business resource links below.