Economic Development Committee

Regular Meetings

It is suggested that the Economic Development Committee meet on a monthly basis and potentially establish sub-committees to focus on achieving the goals and objectives.

Agendas & Minutes

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

Members

  • Michael A. Carnevale, Chair
    Term expires: June 30, 2021
  • Jonathan A. Sparling, Vice-Chair
    Term expires: June 30, 2020
  • Mary K. Joyal
    Term expires: June 30, 2020
  • Christopher McCoy
    Term expires: June 30, 2021

Mission

The mission of the Economic Development Committee is to make recommendations to the Town Manager on strategies for stimulating economic development in Auburn. This includes developing recommendations for strategies to attract new business, to encourage business expansion, and to retain existing businesses with a goal of:

  • Increasing Auburn’s commercial and industrial base
  • Redeveloping underutilized and vacant properties
  • Creating jobs
  • Creating an environment conducive to business development

Objectives

Objectives to include assisting the Town administration:

  • Develop inventory of vacant/underutilized properties
  • Identify available programs, services and resources in the region for business development
  • Create collateral materials for use in business development activities
  • Develop strategies to address issues and concerns identified by local businesses including input from the Business Roundtable

The Economic Development Committee is advisory.