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The Shelton Economic Development Corporation (SEDC), is a non profit corporation that focuses on the balanced development of the City of Shelton. The SEDC acts as a catalyst for growth within Shelton by providing direct links to all local government and business leaders, as well as coordinating between city and civic organizations. The SEDC has relationships with finance and development agencies, and provides a leadership role in emerging public/private and statewide partnerships. The SEDC provides access to a professional staff with extensive experience in economic development, real estate, construction, finance and government.


SEDC's New President

Paul Grimmer

Paul J. Grimmer

Paul J. Grimmer, a Shelton resident, has taken over as President of the Shelton Economic Development Corporation after Incumbent Jimmy Ryan recently retired.

Press Release (49KB PDF FIle)


2016 NVC/EDD Annual Report

The approval of the new draft of the Naugatuck Valley Corridor 2016 Annual Report requires the continued planning, monitoring and revisions to the overall CEDS report. This draft is placed here for public comment.
To view this latest draft, follow this link:
2016 NVC/EDD Annual Report DRAFT


Chromium Process Cleanup

AECOM has prepared this Phase I Environmental Site Assessment / All Appropriate Inquiry (AAI) on behalf of the Shelton Economic Development Corporation and the City of Shelton for the former Chromium Process site (and building) located at 113 Canal Street in Shelton, Fairfield County, Connecticut.
To view this report, follow this link:
AAI Report (28MG PDF file)


DRAFT Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) for Chromium Process Site

ABCA for Chromium Process Site

(48KB PDF file)


Draft Analysis of Chromium Process Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA)

Subsurface Removal Actions for Former Chromium Process Facility
(185KB PDF file)






August 8, 2017

Monthly Executive Board Meeting Agenda (14KB PDF File)


Chromium Process Demolition Update May 2, 2017 (153KB PDF File)

Downtown Shelton Revitalization Program

Shelton Economic Development unveils new marketing and planning study for downtown revitalization program.

The City of Shelton has a project for the Housatonic Riverwalk Phase II – State Project No. 126-163. Preliminary design has been completed and the project is slated for construction under the Surface Transportation Program administered by the Connecticut Department of Transportation.

Riverwalk Phase II News (41KB PDF file)