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Economic Development Commission

Duties per Town Charter (Chapter IV Section 9):

The First Selectman shall appoint an Economic Development Commission consisting of seven members serving terms of five years each and who shall be appointed at the expiration date of the terms of the current members. The Council may, by legislative action, create and appoint an Economic Authority in accordance with the Connecticut Statutes.

The Commission shall conduct research into the economic conditions and trends in its municipality, shall make recommendations to appropriate officials and agencies of its municipality regarding action to improve its economic condition and development, shall seek to coordinate the activities of and cooperate with unofficial bodies organized to promote such economic development and may advertise and may prepare, print and distribute books, maps, charts and pamphlets which in its judgment will further its official purposes.

Commission Members


Click here for Economic Development Commission Recordings.