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Economic Commission's All-Star Lineup Enhanced by Mayor

Meghan Scranton has been appointed to the Economic Development Commission.

Mayor George Apel has appointed another prominent business person to the town's Economic Development Commission.

The Town Council on Tuesday endorsed the appointment of Meghan Scranton, a Republican, of Scranton Motors, to the commission. She lives in Coventry, but is a principal of the Cadillac, Buick and GMC dealership on Talcottville Road that just underwent a major renovation.

He term expires on June 30, 2017.

The commission is a who's who of local business people.

Apel said he has no problem with Scranton not being a resident of Coventry because she does business in Vernon.

Council Democrat Michael Winkler wondered aloud whether prominent business owners would create a potential conflict regarding any competition that might come by. Apel said the commission has been focusing more on "the big picture" and has been discussing things like the town's branding.

meowkats4 September 19, 2012 at 01:35 PM
@The Truth-- Spill the beans, you just can't put this one liner out on this post and not explain what you know and not tell why this liner is TRUE!!! This is a informative site!!
Mark Kalina September 19, 2012 at 03:53 PM
@The Truth- I think it is perfectly fine and acceptable to leverage the talent that exists in town to improve it's overall prospects. To do anything less is foolish at best... BTW your title "The Truth" is rather presumptuous, Pravda? LOL
The Truth September 20, 2012 at 02:48 PM
Talent? What makes her talented exactly? Selling cars? She doesn't even live in town.
meowkats4 September 21, 2012 at 02:24 PM
Town Jobs (positions) in Vernon DOES NOT require you to be a RESIDENT OF VERNON!!!

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