Department Director Ivy Wells joined Berlin in November, 2014. The Economic and Community Development Department is located in the Berlin Visitor’s Center at 14 S. Main Street. Economic and Community Development is responsible for everything from grants to assisting new and existing businesses to working with a variety of business and civic organizations on promotions, events and planning.
What services does the department provide?
- Assisting businesses navigate Town Government
- Coordination of the Main Street Program
- Coordination of the Arts & Entertainment Program
- Working with other business organizations such as the Chamber of Commerce and Merchants Association
- Working with civic organizations such as Grow Berlin Green
- General promotions of the Town
- Responsible for overseeing the Town’s Business License program
- Representing the Town at County, State and National meetings and events geared to Economic Development