Our Mission

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    Together with our economic development partners, the IDA is working on a public service campaign to help local businesses take advantage of new economic opportunities in our County. We are asking members of the community to complete a short survey to better understand attitudes about the County and its readiness to step up to economic opportunity. Your answers will help develop a campaign that speaks to our community’s specific needs. It will only take a few minutes. Thank you for completing the survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MRJV2X2

    Our Mission 

    The County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency’s primary goal is to promote economic welfare, recreation opportunities, prevent unemployment and economic deterioration, ensure the prosperity of Sullivan County’s inhabitants, and promote tourism and trade.

    The County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency (IDA) was created by an act of the New York State Legislature in 1970, as a public benefit corporation of the State of New York, under Section 906 of the General Municipal Law, to grant tax abatements and to help advance such projects.

    Industrial development agencies were created in New York State to attract and enhance industrial and economic development, help create jobs and maintain economic stability within municipal or regional boundaries.  Because New York’s Constitution prohibits municipalities from making gifts or loans to private companies or individuals, the creation of IDAs provided a viable mechanism to accomplish commercial, recreational, and industrial development goals.  Support of a healthy economy, the creation and retention of jobs, on a local, regional and State level is an important policy objective.

    “This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”


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