The Economic Development Office coordinates the City’s economic development activities, which include administration of the programs for the Enterprise Zone, Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Project Area No. 1, the Revolving and Facade loan programs.
The Economic Development Office coordinates new business recruitment and provides retention and expansion assistance to existing enterprises. The Economic Development Coordinator serves as a business ombudsman, working to maintain the strong relationship between the City and the business community.
The City of Carbondale has publicly-owned property available for development. The Economic Development Office is responsible for promoting and managing these properties.
The Economic Development Coordinator represents the City of Carbondale in local and regional economic development partnerships. By working with organizations like the following, City is able to leverage its efforts to strengthen Carbondale’s economy.
For More Information, Contact:
Gary Williams, Economic Development Coordinator
Phone: 618-549-5302, ext. 286