The Board of Directors, who is appointed by the Mayor and Council, oversees the Rockville Economic Development, Inc. activities. There shall be at least ten, but no more than twenty-five members of the board. The Rockville Economic Development, Inc. was organized to maintain the city as a leading economic center and to expand the city's tax base while sustaining an equitable balance between commercial and residential segments.
The purpose is to:
Promote the retention and expansion of businesses in the city.
Promote the formation of new business enterprises.
Attract new businesses to the city thereby creating, retaining and attracting jobs within the city.
Rockville Economic Development, Inc.:
Fosters education and communication between the business community and the general public.
Assembles, maintains and disseminates information on the business community, workforce and economic change.
Promotes workforce development and a positive business climate within the city.