The mission of the Economic Development Committee is to make recommendations to the Town Manager on strategies for stimulating economic development in Auburn. This includes developing recommendations for strategies to attract new business, to encourage business expansion, and to retain existing businesses with a goal of:
Objectives to include assisting the Town administration:
The Economic Development Committee is advisory.
This form is also known as a Doing Business As (D/B/A) or a Fictitious Name registration. Business certificates are required under MGL Chapter 110 Section 5 as part of the Consumer Protection Laws. This is not a license to do business. A business certificate is required for listing the business name and owner with the Town if the business is a sole proprietor, a partnership or a corporation doing business in a different name as the corporate name. Even a corporation doing business under the corporate name may be requested to file with the Town by an attorney, accountant or a bank.
The owner’s signature(s) or corporate officer’s signature must be notarized on the application form. If this is done in the office the signatures will be notarized for no charge as part of the process. There are three pages to this application. The second page is only filled in when a change is being requested. Retain page 2 for your records. Please fill out and return page 1 and 3 if doing this by mail.
Accepted by vote of the Board of Selectmen on January 14, 2013.