[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Burlington 6-7-1955; amended 11-6-1961; 5-5-1966; 6-1-1976. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town of Burlington does hereby establish and constitute an Industrial Development Commission pursuant to the provisions of C.G.S. § 7-136, to be known and designated as the "Burlington Economic Development Commission."
[Amended 12-22-1976; 4-3-1986; 4-23-2019]
The Economic Development Commission shall be appointed as provided in Chapter 5 of the Town Charter.
The Commission shall be empowered to investigate and study the business and industrial conditions and needs of the Town; to inquire into the best plan for industrial development of areas of the Town; to coordinate all the activities of unofficial bodies and organizations of the Town interested in the industrial development and planning of the Town; to advertise the industrial advantages of the Town; and to prepare, print and distribute any and all kinds of demonstrative material which in its discretion will further the purposes of the Commission.
The Commission may employ such persons as are necessary for it to discharge its duties.
Within 30 days from July 1 of each year or from the date of the initial appointment, the members of the Commission shall meet and elect from within their own membership a Chairperson and other appropriate officers.