The Economic Development Commission is incorporated as a section of Sheltons duly adopted City Charter. The organization of the Commission includes a five-member board appointed by the Mayor and its powers conform to those described by state statute. The Commission historically has taken on the responsibility for the development of advertisements and related marketing materials used to recruit new businesses. In 1992 the Mayor formally, charged the Commission with the function to develop an aggressive marketing campaign to promote Sheltons positive image and retain current businesses as well as attract new ones. The Mayor rated the Commissions performance as "solid, successful and imaginative."
A Well Defined Plan
The Economic Development Commission fulfills its stated
mission by following these specific objectives: