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Welcome to the Utica Civic Development Corporation

The mission of the Utica Civic Development Corporation is to assist in the enhancement and diversity of the economy of the City of Utica by acting in support of projects in the City of Utica that create and/or retain jobs and promote private sector investment utilizing the statutory powers of the Local Development Corporation as set forth under the provisions of the of the laws of the State of New York.

Enabling Legislation:  Section 1411 of the Not-For-Profit Corporation Law

The UCDC provides promoting community and economic development and the creation of jobs in the non-profit and for-profit sectors for the citizens of the City by developing and providing programs for not-for-profit institutions, manufacturing and industrial businesses and other entities to access low interest tax-exempt and non tax-exempt financing for their eligible projects; and undertaking projects and activities within the City for the purpose of relieving and reducing unemployment, bettering and maintaining job opportunities, carrying on scientific research for the purpose of aiding the City by attracting new industry to the City or by encouraging the development of, or retention of, an industry in the City, and lessening the burdens of government and acting in the public interest of the City and the purposes of the Corporation will lessen the burdens of City government, perform an essential function of the City, and are in the public interest of the City.