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Town of Swanzey, NH
Covered Bridge Capital of New Hampshire

Economic Development Advisory Committee

Regular meetings begin at 5:00 p.m. at Town Hall on the second Monday of the month.

Minutes are posted on this website (below) and at Town Hall.  







Seven members and one alternate member are appointed to three-year terms. See the Committee membership list attached below for complete contact information for each Committee member.  

Steven D. Bittel, Chair  
H. Gregory Johnson
Lynn C. Rust, CPA
Don Skiba
Beverly Bernard

Jerry Gomarlo
Bonnie Black
Bill Hutwelker, Alternate 


Members Contact Information                     

Please direct questions regarding the work of the Economic Development Advisory Committee to Sara Carbonneau, Director of Planning and Community Development.

Phone:  352-7411 ext. 108
Email:   scarbonneau@town.swanzey.nh.us

Selectmen’s charge to the Committee:

Provide input and advice on matters relating to the Town’s economic development and to develop strategies to promote the Town. 

Inventory businesses seeking ways the Town can support and encourage existing businesses to grow and recommend strategies to attract new economic activity. 

Inventory available properties and opportunities for economic development and develop recommendations on how to promote those properties and employment opportunities.  

Support Swanzey’s  community brand and strengthen our Town’s identity in the region and state. 

Current Committee Initiatives:

EDAC is acting as the Town's promotional agent for development of industrial/commercial properties in North Swanzey, including branding it as the Southwest NH Enterprise Zone.


Relevant Links

Doing Business in Swanzey
NH Business Finance Authority

NH Small Business Development Center

NH Dept. of Resources and Economic Development
NH Economic Development

Meeting Minutes

2018 Minutes
2017 Minutes
2016 Minutes
2015 Minutes

2014 Minutes

2013 Minutes
2012 Minutes
2011 Minutes
2010 Minutes
2008 and 2009 Minutes





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