The Fair Lawn Economic Development Corp. announced its restructuring as Fair Lawn Main Street Inc. to better address the needs of local businesses.
In a Jan. 16 press release, the nonprofit entity said it will be charged with facilitating and coordinating the strengthening of Fair Lawn’s economic and commercial vitality, as well as managing the two special improvement districts within the Bergen County municipality.
“This new structure will enable more resources, volunteer energies, and beautification outcomes to flow into the Broadway and River Road commercial districts,” said Fair Lawn Borough Councilmember Gail Friedberg Rottenstrich. “In the past year, the Fair Lawn Economic Development Corp. yielded tremendous positive results through its state designated Main Street NJ Program. The creation of Fair Lawn Main Street Inc. allows Fair Lawn’s local needs, goals, and objectives to be better addressed.”
Earlier this month, a nine-member board of directors, which includes Friedberg Rottenstrich as a borough council representative, was elected to lead the organization:
The group also announced the establishment of a liaison relationship with the New Jersey Business Action Center, which provides specialized and professional services to small businesses, including mentoring, technical training, regulatory assistance, site selection, and more.
“We are honored to have a liaison relationship with the New Jersey Business Action Center,” said Polizois. “This partnership will allow Fair Lawn Main Street Inc. to nurture the Borough’s economic prowess, grow jobs, and help expand Fair Lawn business opportunities.”