Strategic Plan Committee-Ad Hoc

Approved at Board of Selectmen April 4, 2023

If you are interested in serving on this ad hoc committee please submit an application by May 4, 2023


The role of the Strategic Planning Advisory Committee (SPAC) will be to assist in the development of the strategic plan and offer feedback and guidance to the Board of Selectmen and the Strategic Planning Working Group.


SPAC will assist in the creation of a 10-year strategic plan and make a final recommendation on its adoption to the Board of Selectmen. Primary responsibilities will be:

  • Attend regular in-person and virtual monthly meetings, and a one-day in person retreat
  • Attend, when possible, in person and virtual community engagement sessions
  • Provide guidance and feedback to the Town’s consultant and the Strategic Planning Working Group throughout the plan development process
  • Review draft and final strategic planning documents
  • Spread the word, encourage community participation, and support the final strategic plan outcomes
  • Recommend potential follow-through strategies to ensure adoption and execution of the strategic plan


  • SPAC shall consist of up to eleven (11) voting members. Membership shall consist of:
    • two representatives from the Board of Selectmen
    • one representative from the Board of Finance
    • one representative from the Board of Education
    • one representative from the Economic Development Commission
    • one representative from Madison Youth & Family Services
    • one representative from the Senior Commission
    • one representative from the Planning & Zoning Commission
    • up to three additional member(s) of the public with unique skills, experience or talents to assist in the plan development process 
  • The First Selectman shall chair the committee
  • The Board of Selectmen will appoint the member(s) of the public to the committee
  • SPAC’s charge will end when the Board of Selectmen votes to adopt the Town Strategic Plan, currently targeted for the end of 2023