Economic Development

Economic Development Director

Jon Ignatowski

Phone: 802-485-9835


The Town of Northfield hired Jon Ignatowski in August of 2020 as the Economic Development Director, a position petitioned and approved by the citizens of Northfield.

The Economic Development Director is responsible for designing and conducting activities that result in community and economic development. Some of the activities include:

  • Assisting local businesses with growth and development;

  • Assisting local organizations with projects that improve the quality of life in Northfield;

  • Leading economic development initiatives to achieve the goals and objectives established in the Northfield Town Plan;

  • Marketing the Town of Northfield to residents, business owners, and patrons of the greater Central Vermont Region and the surrounding Vermont communities;

  • Researching available grants and preparing grant proposals.


Jon Ignatowski, Economic Development Director

The ED's Corner

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March 9, 2021

Northfield is awarded $18k to revitalize the Common

Northfield will use the funds to purchase outdoor furniture, string lighting, street banners, and public art.

March 1, 2021

Northfield secures $20k grant to advance NRRR objectives

The CVRPC will invest $20,000 to study crosswalk placement and Town forest parking.

February 16, 2021

Northfield Submits a Transportation Study Proposal

A proposal was submitted to study additional crosswalks on Main St. and trailhead parking for the Town Forest