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Economic Development Commission - Membership 2018

Purpose/Authority: Town Charter

Section 8-10-1. Economic Development Commission. Members.

There shall be an Economic Development Commission composed of seven (7) electors of the town, not more than four (4) of whom shall be of the same political party, all to serve for a term of five (5) years each. In the month of January of each year, the Council shall appoint an elector to fill each expired term. Each member shall hold office until his successor is appointed and qualified.

Section 8-10-2. Economic Development Commission. Duties.

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

Section 8-10-3. Economic Development Commission. General.

Said Commission shall have such other powers and duties not inconsistent herewith as are provided by the Connecticut General Statutes.