The Economic and Community Development Office is located on the Fairfield Hills Campus at 3 Primrose Street, Newtown, CT 06470.
The office works closely with Land Use and other town departments in developing a range of planning goals and works with the Economic Development Commission and the Fairfield Hills Authority on economic development strategies and marketing the Town of Newtown. The office also provides recommendations to the Executive and Legislative branches on matters involving long term economic objectives working under the guidance of the First Selectman
The Newtown Housing Rehabilitation Program is administered by the Economic and Community Development Director. The Director provides oversight for the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program and is the Newtown Fair Housing Officer. All questions that pertain to community development programs and questions concerning fair housing or housing discrimination should be directed to Elizabeth Stocker at 203-270-4271.
Ongoing activities of the Director include business retention, grant management, marketing Newtown for economic growth, maintenance of local development statistics, economic data and demographic trends and management of community development, administration of the Town's STEAP grants, management of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) clean up project of the Fairfield Hills Campus. The Director is also active with the Sandy Hook neighborhood in their efforts to revitalize the business district.
Town of Newtown 3 Primrose Street, Newtown, CT 06470 Hours: 8AM - 4:30PM, Mon. - Fri.