• The next monthly meeting of the EDC will be held on Thursday, May 6th at 6 pm via Zoom. Materials and instructions for participating in the meeting can be found here
     

  • On Monday, April 26th at 5:30 pm Charlie Kimbell and Alison Clarkson gave a brief update on the funding that might be available to Woodstock government and businesses from the American Rescue Plan. A fuller briefing will be provided in late May after final decisions about funding have been made by the end of the Vermont legislative session. Information from the session can be found here
     

  • The EDC asked a team of students from Williams College to study other towns across the US and identify initiatives they took to grow their local economies. They summarized their conclusions in a meeting on February 9th, and you can watch a recording of the meeting here. A copy of their document can be found here.
     

  • The EDC's Business Relief Fund is still in place to provide local business owners with a small but immediate loan (which may under certain circumstances be forgiven). Details about the program and the online application form are available here
     

  • The State provides tax credits for general rehabilitation work, code compliance work, and façade improvements in designated downtown areas. If you are a building owner contact Bill Kerbin, our Town Manager (wkerbin@townofwoodstock.org) for assistance, and you can find further information about the program here
     

  • The TV ad campaign for Woodstock is no longer live, but you can view the ads for 22 local merchants here.
     

  • The Storefront Incentive Program remains in effect. If you are interested in opening a retail establishment in downtown Woodstock, you may be eligible for incentives. Learn more here and see NBC5's coverage of the program here.
     

  • Citizen questions or comments on any issue relevant to the EDC can now be submitted online here

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