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Economic Development Commission

Mission Statement

This commission is charged with ensuring that Hamden remains a competitive business location, encouraging the retention and expansion of existing businesses, bringing new businesses to Hamden, encouraging the redevelopment and reuse of obsolete or distresses properties, and assisting in the redemption or redevelopment of contaminated industrial commercial sites.

The Economic Development Commission meets the second (2nd) Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm.   Meetings are currently held via zoom.  Links to meetings are posted on the Town's website   

View most recent agenda and minutes.

Contact Information

If you would like to email the chair of the Economic Development Commission, please email Donald Moses at DMoses_bc@hamden.com.


The commission is made up of eleven members, with no more than seven from any one political party. This 5-year appointment is recommended by the Mayor and must be approved by the Legislative Council.

Donald Moses - Chair
Anthony J. DelGrego
Ken Good
David DeNicola
Dashone Hughey
Howard K. Hill

Dan M. Smolnik
Anthony Sacchetti, Jr.
Joshua L. Watkins