About the Economic Development Division:

 

Promoting sustainability through job creation and business diversification

Economic Development Manager:

Pamela "Mel" Thomas

Interested in developing a new business in North Port? Take a look at this application, complete the information and return it to Mel Thomas at mthomas@cityofnorthport.com. The information will be reviewed by staff and we can make a determination as to how we can assist you.

You can reach Mel at 941-429-7029 with any Economic Development questions or concerns.

Economic Development Division: The mission of the Economic Development Division is to achieve community outcomes by strengthening the community’s economic vitality and diversity. In order to accomplish this mission, the Division serves to provide management and guidance in implementing the strategies within the economic development plan by:
  • Promoting sustainability through job creation and business diversification
  • Creating a fiscally stable economy to improve the quality of life; and
  • Promoting community values and goals.