Economic Development Commission -
Vision For Ledyard

Last Updated: 11/8/2017

Mullin Plan (1998)
2001 Tri-Committee: Route 12 Development
Route 12 Corridor Study (UCONN)

July 27, 2011 Vision Workshop

With an assist from Tom Marano of Connecticut Light & Power and Yankee Gas, the EDC conducted a workshop on July 27, 2011 to begin a dialogue on Ledyard, what it is and what it can be. This was an initial meeting and we will try to post progress here.

The following table highlights the results and comments from the meeting.

What is Ledyard? What would you like Ledyard To Be? What Can We Be?
• Bedroom Community
• Small Business Opportunities
• Farming/Agriculture
• 2 Communities (Ledyard/Gales Ferry)
• Infrastructure Poor
• Minimum Retail
• Minimum Industrial
• Near Larger Communities
• Sleepy with Potential
• Bedroom/Rural/Agriculture; but, maximized
• Expand Water Sewer Service
• “Napa Valley” wineries, specialty shops
• Walkable downtown
• stay the same; but cost less
more attractive; with more retail
• Access to reservoir
• Trader Joe’s
• Enforce Design Standards
• List of Assets
• 2 well defined centers
•Reasons to stay for young people
• Cultural center (arts/music)
• Business friendly, reduce “red tape”
• Resort/Entertainment

• Bedroom/Agriculture
• Business friendly
• Retail Destination

1998 Mullin Plan

In 1998 the Economic Development Commission worked with Mullin Associates, Inc to develop an economic development strategy for Ledyard. This was a comprehensive study and much of it remains relevant today.

Vision Statement
Table of Contents
Executive Summary
Economic Development Strategy
Complete Report

2001 Tri-Committee: Development of Route 12

The report has been broken into sections:

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6

Route 12 Corridor Study (UCONN)

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3

We welcome your comments and suggestions. Contact: planner@ledyardct.org