Meet the Economic & Community Development Director

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