Thursday, April 28, 2011

Village Seeking Citizen Volunteer for Waunakee Economic Development Commission

The Village of Waunakee is seeking to fill a citizen member vacancy on the Waunakee Economic Development Commission (WEDC). The purpose of the WEDC is to set economic development policy for the Village of Waunakee, and to establish annual goals and objectives for economic development. The WEDC is also responsible for accomplishing the objectives outlined in Waunakee's Strategic Vision Implementation Plan. The WEDC is composed of nine individuals including the Village President, two Village Trustees, one representative from the Waunakee/Westport Chamber of Commerce, one representative from the Waunakee Community School District, and four citizen members appointed by the Village President with approval from the Village Board. Meetings of the WEDC occur regularly on the second Monday of the month at 6:00 pm. Citizens with skills and experience in business, economic development, financing, construction, marketing, planning or related fields are particularly encouraged to apply. For more information and an application form, visit the Village website by clicking here. Any questions may be directed to Village President John Laubmeier at 849-7080 or Village Administrator Todd Schmidt at 850-5227 or