Motion 7-10-07 Job Report
Bernard F. Lynch
TO: Mayor William F. Martin, Jr.
FROM: Bernard F. Lynch, City Manager
SUBJECT: MOTION OF 07/10/07 BY COUNCILOR JAMES MILINAZZO
REQUEST THE CITY MANAGER TO REPORT ON THE NUMBER OF
NEW AND RETAINED JOBS IN THE CITY IN THE LAST TWELVE MONTHS
In response to the above-mentioned motion, the Division of
Planning and Development (DPD) reviewed its records for the past 12 months and
calculated the number of jobs created or retained based on assistance directly
provided by DPD to businesses. In summary, DPD was successful in retaining
eight and recruiting six companies resulting in the retention of 380 and
creation of 1,042 full-time jobs for a total of 1,422 jobs. The types and sizes
of companies vary, from Motorola who created close to 600 jobs in the Cross
Point building to Indoor Playground who relocated from the Town of
Please see attached table for company specific information. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me. Thank you.