2007-03-07 / Front Page
Putnam Empire Zone Moves Closer to Development
County begins 2007 falling $284,000 short on January sales tax revenue
An Empire Zone within Putnam County seems more feasible than ever and the County is poised to take the first steps toward making it a reality according to Kevin Bailey, President of the Putnam County Economic Development Committee. An Empire Zone is a state-supported region which, through tax breaks and other incentives, creates an area of economic development and job growth.