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The township’s Economic Development Committee mission is to be a resource for the business community, by supporting in the growth and support of local business. The committee looks at new and innovative ways to market existing businesses and the community and attract new businesses that will be complementary to our existing base.
The Economic Development Committee seeks to create a stable and viable economic foundation and advocates for businesses through collaboration and education of both public (e.g., Shop Local) and business (e.g., advertising seminars)information.
Since the beginning of 2013, the Economic Development Committee has participated in the Pocono Mountain Chamber Expo Spring 2013, offered numerous educational seminars and is actively visiting local businesses as part of their “Dine Around Town” gatherings.
One of the largest projects that the Economic Development Committee has been working on is a Local Economic Revitalization Tax Act program. Known as a “LERTA”, the program, once approved by the Supervisors, School Board, and Commissioners, will attract new and existing businesses to development in our
Shop Local Holiday
Middle Smithfield Township and their Economic Development Committee are dedicated to providing local businesses with the support they deserve. To that end, the Middle Smithfield Township Shop Local program was established as a resource for local businesses with a physical address in Middle Smithfield Township.
Shop Local: Restaurant Week
The Economic Development Committee’s Shop Local Holiday 2014 was a huge success, with nearly 250 Shop Local Discount Card activations!