Archive for April 26th, 2013

Big Turnout for Ad Hoc Economic Dev. Meeting


An ad hoc Woodstock Economic Development meeting is just breaking up with high energy out of the 30 assembled residents and members of several groups including the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce, Sustainable Woodstock and Village business owners.

No big headlines yet to improve the future economic quality of life in Woodstock. However, those assembled seemed interested in trying again next year for an economic development coordinator – perhaps even as a line item in the Woodstock budget.

The group had whiteboards going and many continue to “discuss”

Woodstock Early Bird is always interested in hearing more about efforts to bring skilled workers to town who might be offered a living wage – which we would note from experience is probably twice the minimum wage for even an individual.