The East Central Vermont Economic Development District (ECVEDD) is currently revising its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), with assistance and input from a Strategy Committee comprised of community representatives from throughout our region. The ECVEDD Board will consider adoption of the plan in June 2020.

Draft Plan Content

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, & Threats (SWOT) Analysis


To date, the Strategy Committee has convened for the following meetings:

  • September 9, 2019 – Bethel, VT
  • November 4, 2019 – Ascutney, VT
  • January 23, 2020 – Hartford, VT
  • February 11, 2020 – Conference Call


Past and future public outreach efforts include:

  • January 15, 2020 – Windsor Health Services Area Community Collaborative
  • March 5, 2020 – Public Input Session at The Space on Main (174 Main St), Bradford, VT
  • March 31st, 2020, 4:30-5:30 PM, Ludlow – Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this event has been canceled. Please check this website for news about future events.