Information for Meeting of Economic Development Committee
Thursday August 11, 2022 7 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Economic Development Committee
Time:Thursday August 11, 2022 7 PM EDT
AUGUST 11, 2022 7:00P.M.

This meeting will be conducted via remote participation only. For this meeting, both Committee members and members of the public  who wish to listen to and/or view the meeting may do so via Video Call (with the option to show yourself on video or not and with the option to use a phone to call in, for audio-only). Every effort will be made to ensure that the public can adequately access the proceedings in real time, via technological means. In the event that we are unable to do so using the tools discussed below, despite best efforts, we will post on the town’s website an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting.

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camera should be off, by default, when you join. If you do not have a digital device to join via the link above, you can also dial a telephone number and be directly connected to the meeting, via audio only. The call-in-only number is: (425) 436-6352 and the access code is 1729820.

7:00 P.M.  Call to Order 

Public Comment

Review and approve minutes    

Lighting Grant Update – Dana Menon

Potential warrant article for Fall Town Meeting to obtain authorization to sell town owned parcels on Gregory Island   – Brendhan Zubricki

Potential warrant article for Fall Town Meeting to establish a fund for the upkeep and future expansion of public spaces such as pocket parks in the downtown area – Brendhan Zubricki

Centennial Grove Soil Testing Update – Brendhan Zubricki

Centennial Grove as Potential Event Rental Space Financial Review – Donna Roy

Update on “Guide to Doing Business in Essex” – Margaret Eklind/Jodi Harris

Any items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Chairman until after the meeting posting deadline
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Aug 3, 2022 2:25 PM EDT
Last Modified:Aug 3, 2022 2:25 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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