Economic Development Commission


  • 8:00 am
  • 2nd and 4th Friday of every month
  • Town Offices
    81 Main Street
    Downstairs Conference Room
    Essex, VT 05452

Special Accommodations

The public is always welcome. Please call ahead 802-878-1341 for special accommodations prior to the meeting.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Hard copies of agendas and meeting minutes are kept on file at the Town Offices, and may be reviewed upon request. To request any previous documents, please contact the Town Manager’s office at 802-878-1341.

About the Commission

The Economic Development Commission (EDC) is composed of five residents of the Essex appointed by the Selectboard for three-year terms. In addition, the Development Director for Essex Junction and a representative of the Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation attend on a regular basis.


The mission of the Commission is to do the following:

  • Assist with the location and development of new industrial and commercial firms to Essex
  • Assist with the retention, expansion and development of existing business
  • Plan for development to assure economic diversification
  • Provide the Selectboard with advice to enhance the community’s commercial and industrial base