A public meeting was held 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday June 15 at White River Brewing Company to provide information and receive input on the Tax Increment Financing Special Allocation Fund and potential future projects for the Commercial Street Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District. Approximately 30 people attended the meeting based on an informal head count and 23 people signed the attendance sheet. In addition, six City staff members attended along with and two local reporters. An online survey was also made available June 15-29. View the meeting summary
The Economic Development Office provides development assistance and incentives, and serves as project facilitators for major economic development projects to ensure timely approval of plans and permits.
The City of Springfield is committed to:
Creating and retaining quality jobs
Improving the quality of life for all citizens
Increasing private investment in the community
Increasing the property tax and sales tax base
Providing and maintaining public infrastructure
Removing blight from the community.
Springfield Regional Economic Partnership
The City works in partnership with the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Springfield Business Development Corporation, City Utilities, and Greene County to assist business development and to implement the economic development goals outlined in the City of Springfield Economic Development Plan and the Springfield Business Development Corporation Strategic Action Plan.
The partnership has developed two industrial parks: