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Community Development

Community Development provides and administers the following services:

Promotes and markets the Town for potential business and industry.

Develops, coordinates, administers and markets the Town’s Enterprise Zone (EZ). Attends, coordinates and conducts workshops regarding the EZ; maintains records; prepares annual report. 

Audits records for refunds via various incentives; assists businesses in obtaining state and local incentives.

Provides staff assistance to the Facade Committee that reviews plans for loans. 

Develops strategies for promoting and enhancing the economic development of the Town.

Plans and coordinates activities and programs to promote business development.

Provides town staff assistance to Destination Downtown South Boston (DDSB).

Assists DDSB's committees ensuring communication between committees with work plan implementation.

Develops strategies for promoting and enhancing the economic development through historic preservation.

Works on business recruitment and business retention plan. 

Provides staff assistance to the South Boston Industrial Development Authority.

Works cooperatively with the Halifax County Industrial Development Authority.

Develops and maintains marketing materials, brochures, maps, etc. marketing the Town.

Writes grant applications; works with consultants on historic district tax credits; provides staff assistance to the Community Arts Center Foundation.   

Develops and maintains data systems to track the process and progress of economic monitoring, individual building files, photographic documentation of changes, and information on job creation and business retention.

Town representative on Joint Advisory Committee for Tourism that oversees Halifax County's Tourism Program. 

Direct community/town events and special activities in order to improve the quality of life in the community.

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  Town of South Boston, Virginia
P.O. Box 417, 455 Ferry Street, South Boston, VA 24592
Phone: (434) 575-4200         Fax: (434) 575-4275        E-mail