Economic Development

Department Responsibilities

The Economic Development Office promotes the preservation and development of the Town’s economic base by assisting in the retention and expansion of existing businesses, encourages new businesses to locate in Killingly and coordinates resources to expand the tax base.

The Director and Administrative Secretary provide staff support for the Economic Development Commission. The Director participates in the Eastern Connecticut Enterprise Corridor, the Northeast Connecticut Chamber of Commerce, Eastern Regional Tourism District, and is a Director on the Board of The Last Green Valley. The Director and the Administrative Secretary provide support services for the Killingly Business Association merchant organization.

Economic Development Commission

The Economic Development Commission meets on the first Tuesday each month at 5:00pm in Room 102 at the Town Hall.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Elsie Bisset Economic Development Director
Judy LaRoche Administrative Secretary

Commission Members

Name Title
Dale Desmarais Chair
Mark Tillinghast Vice Chair
Rand Joly Secretary
Kevin Cole Member
William Cheng Member
Steven Gilbert Alternate
Todd Cooke Alternate
Joyce Ricci Council Liaison
David Griffiths Alternate Council Liaison
Hoween Flexer Board of Education Liaison