Economic Development Advisory Committee

Appointed Committee Members

Member Position Term
Joan Ladik Member June 30, 2024
Vacancy Member  
Stephen Themelis Member June 30, 2024
Vacancy Member June 30, 2024
Vacancy Member  

Shop Local!  Shopping locally is good for Pepperell. It supports your local community businesses and employees most of whom are our neighbors.  Here is a list of local farms and what they can provide:

NMCOG - Greater Lowell Comprehensive Economic Development Survey  2020 - 2024

Comprehensive Economic Development Submittal 2020 - 2024

CEDS 2020-2024 Appendices

Mission Statement
To act as an advisory committee to the Board of Selectmen and the Planning Board in fostering a positive relationship between the business community, residents, and town government to ensure the balance between economic growth and the overall quality of life through long range visioning. 

While maintaining a strong commitment to the Town of Pepperell's rural history, charm, and character the committee shall strive to:

  1. Identify, evaluate, and promote the use of available economic development tools.;
  2. Promote a viable community for new and continued business growth;
  3. Familiarize themselves with local regulations and guidelines to identify strengths and weaknesses; and
  4. Offer recommendations to establish a consistent business environment which maintains a safe, pleasing, and comfortable experience for the residents and visitors.

*On June 26, 2023, the Select Board unanimously voted to reduce the size of the EDAC to five members making the quorum three.