Wilton One Step Closer to Forming Economic Development Commission

The Board of Selectmen reportedly set the number of seats on the EDC at seven and tentatively established two-year terms.

The Board of Selectmen reportedly took another step toward establishing a new Economic Development Commission (EDC) during its meeting on May 7.

According to a report in the Wilton Bulletin, the set the number of seats on the EDC at seven and tentatively established terms limits at two years. The Town has been working on forming the commission for about a year now.

About 20 qualified residents have so far stepped forward to serve on the new commission, which will work closely with the Planning & Zoning Commission and the Town Planner in mapping Wilton's future economic development, according to the report. The EDC will also .

The Board of Selectmen has already solicited input from Bob Knight, chair of Ridgefield's Economic Development Commission, in establishing the new EDC, according to the Wilton Bulletin report.

Last Month First Selectman Brennan said the Town was to sit on the new commission.

The Board of Selectman hopes to have the EDC established by this summer.

For more check out the Wilton Bulletin report.


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