Economic Development

The City of New Albany’s Economic Development Department is committed to serving the community by aggressively pursuing new job opportunities and quality of life amenities for our citizens. We will accomplish this goal through both increased economic development and community development projects. Our department focuses on providing necessary leadership to our existing business community to ensure a vibrant business environment in all economic climates, while aggressively seeking new companies for our community.


David Duggins, Director of Economic Development and Redevelopment
Tonya Fischer, Economic Development Business Coordinator (

Community Development Block Grant Program & Schedule

The views of citizens, public agencies, and other interested parties are solicited to ensure reasonable and accessible involvement of the citizens of New Albany in the drafting, implementation, and assessment of the City of New Albany’s Fiscal Year FY2012 One-Year Action Plan.

Participation shall be solicited through a Public Information Meeting, Public Hearings and the Department of Redevelopment. The full draft of the Citizens Participation Plan shall be made available at various community centers throughout the City, including the Redevelopment office and the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library.

The current schedule for 2014 public information meetings, public hearings and key dates is as follows. Annual meetings are scheduled thereafter. The Public information meetings are held at various locations and all public hearings are held in the Assembly Room, Room 331 City-County Building, (unless otherwise noted)

Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 2:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
NARC meeting to conduct two Public Hearings to accept input into the development of the FY2014 One-Year Action Plan.

Saturday, March 15, 2014
Publish in Tribune the DRAFT FY2014 One-Year Action Plan.

Monday, March 17, 2014 through Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Thirty-day comment period commences and concludes.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 2:30 p.m.
NARC Meeting to ADOPT the Final FY2014 One-Year Action Plan.

Monday, May 5, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
New Albany Common Council will adopt a Resolution formally authorizing submittal of the FY2014 One-Year Action Plan to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 2:30 p.m.
NARC will conduct a Public Hearing to report the Grantee’s performance for FY2013.

Please verify meetings due to possible dates, rooms and/or time changes. Questions and/or written comments shall be received in the Redevelopment Department, Room 325, City-County Building, New Albany, Indiana or by contacting 812-948-5333.

(812) 948-5333