Brockton News: Economy & Budget

Special Hearing on Tax Rates

There will be a Special Meeting for determining the percentages of the local tax levy for FY2022 on November 22, 2021 at 6:00 PM in Council Chambers at City Hall. Event Calendar Listing FY2022 Tax Rate ClassificationRead More

Grant Assistance Available for Small Business Owners Impacted by COVID-19, Applications Open December 31st

Attention Brockton Small Businesses:  The Sector-Specific Relief Grant Program for Massachusetts Businesses will open on December 31st for grant applications from small businesses suffering from COVID-19 related losses. Small businesses can apply to receive grants up to $75,000, but awards may not exceed more than three months of operating expenses. $668 Million in funds have…Read More

Mayor Robert F. Sullivan announces grants for downtown businesses and cultural institutions

Today, April 6, 2020, Mayor Robert F. Sullivan announced that the Brockton TDI Partnership, in conjunction with MassDevelopment, is making $42,000 in small grants available to downtown businesses and cultural institutions to assist them during the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. The grants, up to $7,000 each, are designed to be as flexible as possible…Read More

MassDevelopment selects Brockton for a TDI Fellow

MassDevelopment selects Brockton for a TDI Fellow. The three year engagement will bring a mid-career Fellow to Brockton to implement the Downtown Action Strategy and Urban Revitalization Plan. “This is great news for the City of Brockton, it shows that MassDevelopment and the real estate development community takes us seriously, that we have an actionable…Read More