Economic Development Commission
We're holding a "pre-meeting" on Monday, May 4th at 2:30 pm to discuss initiatives to respond to COVID-19 over the next 18 months. The agenda and instructions for participating in the meeting are here
The EDC is announcing a new program, the Business Relief Fund, 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 (email@example.com) 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.
There is currently a vacancy on the EDC. Interested applicants should have attended in person at least one EDC meeting. Application forms are available here and should be submitted to Town Hall.
Citizen questions or comments on any issue relevant to the EDC can now be submitted online here
The purpose of the Economic Development Commission (EDC) is to plan and implement sustainable economic development in Woodstock, in order to:
Increase the number of visitors who are most likely to develop connections to the area and contribute to the economy
Grow and diversify the resident population to enrich the community and the quality of life.
Jon Spector (Chair), Joe DiNatale (Vice Chair), Julia Cooke, Charlie Kimbell, Courtney Lowe, Michael Malik, Larry Niles, and Mica Seely
Note: there is one vacancy on the EDC currently. Application forms are available here and should be submitted to Town Hall.