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Dale Kroop, Director
Economic Development and Neighborhood Revitalization
2750 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT, 06518
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Economic Development Plan

 2015-2018 Three-Year Economic Development Plan Summary


On July 6, 2015 the Legislative Council approved a new Three-Year economic development plan for the Town. Prepared by the Economic and Community Development Office and approved by the Economic Development Commission, the plan includes strategies intended to foster business expansion and retention and to reduce taxes by increasing the commercial grand list. The primary goals outlined in the plan are as follows: 

·        Tax Abatements, grants and building permit waivers for small businesses 

·        Access to Small Business Loan Programs.

·        Infrastructure and Redevelopment

·        Workforce Development Strategies

·        Strategies for addressing brownfield properties

·        Working With Several Industry Clusters

·        Hamden Economic Development Corporation support

·        Predevelopment Cost Fund

·        Marketing Strategies

·        Business Assistance Center for small and start-up businesses

·        Web-Site Updates


The entire 2015 Three-Year Plan and 2015's Progress Report on the Town’s progress in economic development are available for download.


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