The Economic Development Commission (EDC) serves as an advisory board to the Board of Selectmen. The purpose of the Commission is to promote and develop the economic resources of the Town and to advance the Town’s economic development goals as defined by the Board of Selectmen. The EDC consists of seven (7) voting members appointed to three-year terms.
A policy resolution adopted by the Board of Selectmen on August 13, 2018 specifies the specific membership criteria for each of the seven members: one member representing the Simsbury development community, commercial or residential; three members representing the Simsbury business community; one member with land use or architectural expertise; one member with marketing, public relations, or communications expertise; one member with tourism expertise. The resolution grants the Board the flexibility to appoint individuals that possess any of the desired skill sets to the Commission in the event that it is unsuccessful and identifying qualified individuals for one or more of the slots.