The Economic Development Commission (EDC) drafted a Tax and Business Incentive Program to attract new businesses to the Town, promote expansion of existing businesses, and to encourage rehabilitation and reuse of vacant commercial and industrial buildings. The ordinance below was approved by the Economic Development Commission and Board of Selectmen, as well as reviewed by Board of Finance. It was sent to the voters at Town Meeting on June 30, 2010 and approved for use. The ordinance was amended and restated in its entirety at a Town Meeting on June 30, 2015. New applications would all have to be approved at Town Meeting.