Community and Economic Development

This purpose of this department is to coordinate land use planning, commercial and mixed-use redevelopment, and commercial revitalization, in order to promote a comprehensive redevelopment strategy for the Village. The primary focus of this department is economic development, including the following tasks:

  • Retention and recruitment of new industrial and commercial businesses
  • Job retention and creation
  • Creation of community shopping and dining opportunities for residents
  • Promote development of various housing options.

This department strives to strengthen the local business climate and to improve the quality-of-life for Village residents based on the following goals:

  • Maintain the diversity of land uses within the Village while encouraging redevelopment that meets future needs of the community and builds upon existing commercial uses.
  • Provide and maintain an attractive community that creates a positive public image and encourages individuals, families, and businesses to locate and invest in the community.
  • Improve the quality of life for residents through enhanced shopping and dining opportunities and increased local tax revenues as a result of expanding the community's economic base.
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