ENOSBURGH — While many of us were wrapping presents or making last-minute holiday preparations, Sean Kio was reading bylaws, making longer-term preparations for an entire community. Kio is Enosburgh’s first director of economic development. His full-time position is entirely dedicated to economic development in the town and village.
What does that mean, exactly? Well, “there’s no playbook,” Kio said. “There’s nothing.”
Right now he’s in the process of answering that question, of specifically defining how this position can, as rapidly as possible, achieve clear economic growth for this community. Kio officially began in the position on Dec. 2. By the end of the month, he’ll have a clear list of priorities for the committee that oversees the position, a committee of town and village officials plus a member of the public