Office of Economic & Community Development


Promoting economic development, fostering and monitoring neighborhood development, and improving the overall quality of life in Methuen continue to be the primary objectives of the Methuen Department of Economic & Community Development. The Department works closely with volunteer boards, community groups, state and federal agencies in focusing attention on issues regarding economic development, housing and neighborhoods, historic preservation, downtown revitalization, open space, the environment and infrastructure. The Department oversees the administration of the Community Development Board, the Zoning Board of Appeals, Inspectional Services, the Health Department, Conservation Commission and the Commission on Disabilities.

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Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
William Buckley Director of Economic and Community Development (978) 983-8560
Kathleen Bradley Colwell Assistant Director of Planning (978) 983-8562
Patricia Antoon Assistant Director of Economic and Community Development (978) 983-8566
Nancy P. Hudson Planning Coordination and Administration (978) 983-8560
Janet Gonzalez Head Clerk/CDBG Finance (978) 983-8625