Monroe County Executive Adam Bello Supports Local Businesses with Emergency Loan Program

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Intro to Incentive Programs: Equipment Purchasing

Posted in Incentives & Programs, Small Business

In order to help businesses grow and expand in Monroe County, there are programs available for non-retail businesses purchasing equipment. GreatRate, GreatRebate and Monroe Manufacturing Rewards are administered by the Monroe County Industrial Development Corporation (MCIDC). EquiPlus is offered in partnership between MCIDC and COMIDA. The GreatRate program offers businesses a rebate on interest paid […]

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Meet the Staff: Robin Finnerty

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Name: Robin Finnerty Company Role: Special Projects Manager Favorite quote: “You miss 100% of the shots you never take.” – Wayne Gretzky Your top 3 favorite podcasts/books? Any books by John Grisham What is something that the people you work with have to deal with that you want to fix?  I want to fix our […]

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Workforce Development Drives the Monroe County Economy

Posted in Incentives & Programs

The Monroe County Workforce Development Division exists to stimulate the local economy by providing resources to those seeking employment, education and training services. Workforce Development allows Monroe County’s Economic Development Division to be more responsive to the needs of businesses looking to relocate and/or expand in Monroe County. Two of the programs that are used […]

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Meet the Staff: Lydia Birr

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Name:  Lydia Birr Company Role:  Sr. Economic Development Specialist Favorite quote:   Susan B. Anthony: “Failure is Impossible” Your Top 3 Favorite Podcasts/Books? Authors: P. D. James, Ken Follett and Caroline Graham What is something that the people you work with have to deal with that you want to fix? Understanding the benefits for those […]

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Meet the Staff: Rokele Mikell-Castillo

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Meet the staff at COMIDA – Q&A with Bridget O’Brien

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What is a Property Tax Abatement aka PILOT Program?

Posted in Incentives & Programs, PILOT

Job creation is our top priority in Monroe County. COMIDA understands that companies that are looking to start a business or to expand their current business means jobs for the individuals who live here. Doing business today is very competitive. Real property taxes can be overwhelming to a company that wants to relocate or expand. […]

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