[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Montville 5-22-1971 by Ord. No. O-M (Part 16 of the 1991 Compilation); amended in its entirety 7-13-2015 by Ord. No. 2015-01. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This ordinance created the Montville Economic Development Commission for the promotion and development of the economic resources of the Town of Montville, pursuant to C.G.S. § 7-136, as amended.
The Economic Development Commission shall be comprised of seven members and two alternate members appointed by the Town Council in accordance with § C410 of the Town Charter. Minority representation shall be in accordance with § C204 of the Town Charter. Each member shall be appointed for a term of four years. The members of the Commission shall receive no compensation for their services as such, but shall be reimbursed for their necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties. Any vacancy in the membership of the Commission shall be filled by the Town Council in accordance with § C411 of the Town Charter.
The Commission shall conduct research into the economic condition and trends in the Town of Montville, shall make recommendations to appropriate officials and agencies of the Town of Montville regarding action to improve its economic condition and development, shall seek to coordinate the activities of and cooperate with unofficial bodies organized to promote such economic development, may contact and cooperate with official bodies of other municipalities to promote such economic development, and may advertise and may prepare, print and distribute books, maps, charts, and pamphlets which in its judgment will further its official purposes. The Commission shall annually prepare and transmit to the Town Council a report of its activities and of its recommendations for improving such economic conditions and development, and shall have such other powers and duties as may be conferred upon it by the Town Council. Said Commission shall be responsible to the Town Council.