About

The Monmouth Economic and Development Committee currently offers…

A Downtown Strategic Plan

Committee members are working with Kennebec Valley Council of Governments (KVCOG) to update the Downtown Plan. Meetings are the first Wed. of every month at 6 pm at the Town Office. Public input and participation are welcomed and encouraged.

Façade Grants

50/50 grants are available to businesses within the Tax Increment Finance District. Applications are available on our Resources page or at the Town Office.

Revolving Micro Loans

Up to $5,000 in Revolving Micro Loans are available. New business ideas requiring start-up funding are particularly welcome. Download an application on our Resources page or stop by the Town Office.

Project Canopy

Monmouth received a Project Canopy Grant to inventory the trees on Monmouth and North Monmouth Main Streets and several side streets. This project includes the EDC and the Town’s Conservation Committee and students from Monmouth Academy’s Envirothon Group and serves to underscore our commitment to the environment.

Lake Access and Municipal Parking

Check out the recently developed public beach in downtown Monmouth proper and watch our calendar for regularly scheduled events.

Broadband

EDC is working with KVCOG to develop stronger broadband for the town and is a member of the Maine Broadband Coalition.

The EDC meets on the fourth Monday of every month and is open to the public.


Mission Statement

Our mission is to benefit the citizens of Monmouth, potential developers and entrepreneurs by promoting economic development.

Vision Statement

Monmouth will become a thriving community with an active downtown with abundant natural areas. We will foster strategic growth by encouraging arts & cultural activities, historic preservation and positive community spirit that will retain and attract families and businesses.