This individual will coach the town leaders in how to improve their economic and business environment, through utilizing their strengths and correcting their weaknesses. He will view what they are doing and make suggestions based on his background and experience. He will be available to provide technical assistance, will document results and will meet with other coaches to record what programs are working and what programs are not working. He will endeavor to help them develope a vision statement for thier town and to guide them into areas that will help them organize thier strengths and developing programs that will improve those areas where they have weaknesses.
Look for retired mayors and city managers from larger, well run cities. These people do consulting work of this type all the time. Find a city that you think is well run and start from there.