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City of Northfield, Gateway to the Shore
City of Northfield, Gateway to the Shore

Economic Development Commission

Powers and Duties

The Economic Development Commission will be responsible for ways and means of promoting the City of Northfield's economic development of its assets, business, industry, resorts, tourism, and transportation, governmental and other economic interests.  Recommendations of the Commission to attract economic development will be forwarded to the Mayor and Council for consideration. View the Economic Development Commission chapter of the City of Northfield Municipal Code.

Economic Development Commission of the City of Northfield


Member Name

Length of Term

Term Expires

1 Michael Grossman 5 Years 12/31/2027
2 Josiah Bunting 5 Years 12/31/2027
3 Jay Hurley 4 Years 12/31/2026
4 Karl Kulakowski 4 Years 12/31/2026
5 Carl Losco 3 Years 12/31/2025
6 Vince Mazzeo 2 Years 12/31/2024
7 Roseann Murphy 5 Years 12/31/2028
Mayor Erland Chau ex officio 12/31/2027

Frequently Asked Questions 

  1. What should I know if I want to open a business in Northfield, or change my existing Northfield business to a new location?
    All new businesses, or new locations for existing businesses, must have certification that the use / proposed use complies with the City’s zoning regulations.
  2. What do I need to do to determine if I my business complies with the City's Zoning regulations?
    The application and instructions can be found using the link provided here.
    Click here for more information.
  3. Is there anything else do I need to know to open a business?
    This is not an exhaustive list, and there is no way for us to tell you everything you may need. You should consult an attorney for guidance.
  4. Do I need a mercantile license?
    You may, depending on the type of business you are conducting. The Zoning approval (Certificate of Business) you receive from the Zoning Officer will contain information regarding the need for a mercantile license that is specific to your business.


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7-16  City Council Meeting City Hall Council Chambers
Time: 6:00PM

8-1  Planning Board Meeting City Hall Council Chambers/Zoom
Time: 7:00 p.m.

8-7  NEW! E-Waste AND Metal Collection Day Curbside, private residences only
Time: 7am-3pm

8-13  City Council Meeting City Hall Council Chambers
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9-2  Municipal Offices Closed

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