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Economic Development Agency

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EDA Mission:
To foster and support economic development to make Canton a better place to live, work, raise a family, conduct business, and enjoy a high quality of life.

The Purpose of Canton’s EDA:
Conduct research into the economic conditions and trends within the agency’s municipality;
Make recommendations based on research for the improvement of economic conditions and foster optimum development strategies within the agency’s municipality;
Coordinate economic activities of and cooperate with unofficial bodies organized to promote economic development and sponsor, fund, and support activities to further this purpose.
The Canton Economic Development Agency is a volunteer agency appointed by the Board of Selectmen to assist businesses and plan for the economic well being of the Town.


Economic Development Community Survey
Agendas, Minutes & Meeting dates 
Canton CERC Town Profile
Canton Style Guide
CT Department of Economic and Community Development 

Contact Us

Neil Pade, AICP
Director of Planning and Community Development   
Phone: (860) 693-7891Phone: (860) 693-7891

Nathaniel Jarvie
Assistant Town Planner
Phone: (860) 693-7892

Lisa Ozaki
Community Development Coordinator
Phone: (860) 693-7856Phone: (860) 693-7856

Office Hours:

Monday: 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:15 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Thursday: 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Mailing Address: Canton Town Hall, P.O. Box 168, Collinsville, CT 06022

Location: Canton Town Hall, 4 Market Street, Collinsville, CT 06019 

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