Economic Development Committee
The Economic Development Committee mission is to further the economic development of the Town of Wendell and promote job creation and business support opportunities in the area. With concern for preserving our county’s culture, heritage and natural resources, the Town of Wendell Economic Development Committee (EDC) will seek to enhance the overall business and commercial environment in the community, thus improving the quality of life for all people of the Town of Wendell.
The goal of the Economic Development Committee is to serve as an advisory committee to oversee activities and help implement the Town of Wendell Economic Development Program and Strategic Plan; provide guidance to staff on economic development initiatives; and work to support efforts related to ongoing project initiatives for the town.
|Member Name||Term Expires|
|Donald Brown||June 30, 2015|
|Lesia McKenzie||June 30, 2015|
|Edward Morrell||June 30, 2015|
|Barry Perry||June 30, 2015|
|Latisa Vereen||June 30, 2015|
|Paul White||June 30, 2015|
|Steven Kyle Williams||June 30, 2015|
|Joe Ann Wright||June 30, 2015|
Staff Liaison: David Bergmark, AICP, Interim Planning Director, (919) 365-4448
The Economic Development Committee meetings are open to the public. They generally meet on Wednesdays on a bi-weekly basis. Stay abreast of upcoming meetings, agendas or read past meeting minutes, please see the following link.
- Downtown Wendell Brochure developed
- Small Business Resource Center launch
- Property Search Database launch
- Downtown Facade Grant Program revisions
- Economic Development Strategic Plan
Do you have any comments or feedback for the Economic Development Committee? Can’t make our meetings but want to share your thoughts and ideas? Please complete a contact form for the Planning Department.