The Town of Webster recognizes the need to stimulate private sector investment in order to create new jobs, retain existing jobs for local residents, and improve our community. Subsequently, the purpose of this program is to provide funds to businesses or organizations that are looking to improve the economic climate of the Town of Webster. This could include:
Assistance with relocation costs to businesses that move to Webster;
Assistance to retain or expand businesses within Webster;
Providing matching funds for façade improvements;
Investing funds in public projects that will have a positive result on the economic climate of Webster;
Other projects as may be proposed. This Fund desires the flexibility to address new opportunities as they arise within the Town.
The incentives and improvements available through this fund are not limited to any one area; however, funds will be prioritized for projects that will bring about the most expected economic improvements.
The Fund was created in 2017 and is administered by the Economic Development Fund Allocation Committee. The Committee meets quarterly (March, June, September, December) to review and take action on applications. Town staff in the following departments are available to answer questions and assist Applicants: