Economic Development Committee


  • 6:30 pm
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesday
  • Somerset Town Hall Meeting Room


  • Paul CogleyChair
  • Allison FaunceMember
  • Jeffrey MarquesMember
  • Virgil PachecoMember
  • Roger FortierMember
  • Heather RobertsonMember
  • Allen SmithMember
  • Jerome WakslerMember


Mission Statement

the Somerset Economic Development Committee Is Responsible for Advising the Somerset Selectmen Regarding the Cultivation of a Diverse Economy While Recognizing the Need to Maintain a Balance Between Attracting New Investment to Increase the Local Tax Base, Encouraging and Supporting Local Businesses, Fostering Local Entrepreneurship, and Strengthening Somerset Key Businesses and Industries.

Areas of Interest

  • Planning and Development
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Government Cooperation
  • Public Participation

Areas of Committee Focus

  • Enhancing Relationships Between Local Business and Town Government
  • Seeking and Coordinating Public and Private Grants
  • Recommending Actions for Strategic Economic Growth
  • Awards and Recognition

Key Measures of Success

  • Added Revenue Through Tax Growth
  • Increased Local Businesses
  • Increased Local Jobs
  • Improved Quality of Life

Contact us

  • Address
    140 Wood Street
    Somerset, MA 02726