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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


2019-2021 Three-Year



In January 2019 the Legislative Council approved a new Three-Year economic development plan for the Town. Prepared by the Economic and Neighborhood 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


·         High Speed Broadband Focus


·         Workforce Development Strategies


·         Energy Plan Development


·         Strategies for addressing brownfield properties


·         Sewer Expansion


·         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 2019 Three-Year Plan and 2018's Progress Report on the Town’s progress in economic development are available for download.



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