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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


Michael Grossman

5 Years



Josiah Bunting

5 Years



Jay Hurley

4 Years



Karl Kulakowski

4 Years



Carl Losco

3 Years



Vince Mazzeo

2 Years



Roseann Murphy

1 Year



Mayor Erland Chau

ex officio


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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11-28  City Council Meeting City Hall, Council Chambers, 1600 Shore Road
Time: 6:00pm

12-1  Holiday Tree Lighting City Hall, 1600 Shore Road
Time: 7:00pm

12-6  Metal Collection Day

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Time: 7:00 p.m.

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