Economic Development Advisory Committee

About Us

Established by resolution, the purpose of the Economic Development Advisory Committee shall be to advise the Board of Supervisors on matters dealing with the advancement and expansion of economic development within Middle Smithfield Township. The Middle Smithfield Township Economic Development Committee will create a diverse business community that is prosperous and innovative while built on a stable economic foundation. The committee works to improve the economic environment of Middle Smithfield Township. For EDC Minutes & Agenda, Click Here

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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 Programs

Shop Local
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 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!

Economic Development Committee Members

Chairperson: Gina Bertucci
Vice Chairperson: Joe Memoli
Secretary: Beverly Brown
Member: Chris Barrett
Member: Bob Phillips

Contact Us Anytime

Phone: (570) 223-8920 ext. 130
Email: EconomicDevelopmentCommittee@mstownship.com
Find us on Facebook at MSTEDC
Click Here for the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce Website
Click Here for the Pocono Mountain Economic Development Corporation Website

Local Business Directory

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Attention Local Businesses!
Do you represent a local business with a physical address in Middle Smithfield Township? Get listed on the official EDC Local Business Directory. (It’s free!) Click Here to Get Listed.