Economic Development Commission

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2022 Meeting Dates

Members

For a list of members, please see this link

Mission

The mission of the commission is to:

  • Encourage the attraction and expansion of industrial and commercial development that is consistent with the environmental policies in the Comprehensive Community Plan and town ordinances and regulations.
  • Develop site criteria for new business development and expansion of existing businesses, and identify locations that are most suitable for nonresidential development;
  • Recommend strategies to enhance local conditions favorable to the promotion of responsible economic growth;
  • Identify potential cooperative ventures with the University of Rhode Island to stimulate commercial and industrial development; and
  • Research federal and state economic development funding assistance programs and services.Encourage the attraction and expansion of industrial and commercial development that is consistent with the environmental policies in the Comprehensive Community Plan and town ordinances and regulations.

Available Properties (as of 10/6/22 - please refer to their listings for updated information):

 https://www.loopnet.com/Listing/20180179/60-Kingstown-Rd-Richmond-RI/ - zoned Planned Unit Development Village Center 

 https://www.loopnet.com/Listing/Stilson-Rd-Richmond-RI/6034631/ - zoned General Business