Why Should We Fund Economic Development Activities for Southborough?

With our town's good fiscal discipline, the EDC's mission is to help stabilize residential taxes through the growth of the commercial tax base, while preserving the unique character and charm of Southborough. Assessed commercial values are up $300,000 from the last fiscal year - a direct offset to residential taxes. With over 100 new jobs created in 2016, funding the EDC pays for itself and preserves an approximate $6 million commercial and industrial tax base to the benefit of all residents. This represents approximately 15.5% of the Town's total tax revenues. The EDC also supports historic preservation, open space, and other efforts that enhance the quality of life for our residents, businesses and their employees.

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1. How Can I Find Out More About Expanding or Relocating in Southborough?
2. How Can I Stay Connected with the Economic Development Activities in Southborough?
3. Who Are the Largest Employers in Southborough?
4. What are the Primary Business Industries in Southborough?
5. How is EDC Listening to the Voice of the Town?
6. Does the Economic Development Committee Support Open Space?
7. Who Does the EDC "Work" for?
8. I'm Interested in Becoming a Member of the EDC, How Do I Start the Process?
9. Who Can Become a Member of the Economic Development Committee?
10. Does the EDC need a Coordinator?
11. Why Should We Fund Economic Development Activities for Southborough?
12. What Services Does the EDC Provide?
13. How Does Southborough's EDC Measure Economic Development?
14. Why Does the Town of Southborough Have an Economic Development Committee?
15. Why is Economic Development Important to Our Local Economy?
16. What is Economic Development?
17. What is Economic Development?