ADOPTED - DECEMBER 14, 2010
Agenda Item No. 9
Introduced by the County Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO CONTINUE AS A MEMBER OF THE LANSING AREA ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP (LEAP
WHEREAS, Resolution #07-316 authorized the Ingham County Board of Commissioners to join the Lansing Area Economic Partnership (LEAP); and
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners recognizes the value of being a member of LEAP as a way to expand the County’s efforts at business attraction; and
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners recognizes, through LEAP, Ingham County has a voice with other local municipalities and private businesses in attracting new business; and
WHEREAS, through LEAP, Ingham County is able to participate in the opportunity to spur economic development in the region; and
WHEREAS, continued membership for LEAP is $35,000.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners hereby authorizes the expenditure of $35,000 from the 2010 Contingency Fund to continue as a member of the Lansing Area Economic Partnership (LEAP).
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that efforts to expand the governance and funding structure of the Capital Region Airport Authority and the Potter Park Zoo shall continue, with strong leadership from the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP).
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners recognizes that continued membership in LEAP allows the Board to maintain one person as a voting member of LEAP.
COUNTY SERVICES: Yeas: Copedge, Schor, Celentino, McGrain
Nays: Grebner, Vickers Absent: None Approved 11/16/10
FINANCE: Yeas: Bahar-Cook, Schor, Dougan
Nays: Grebner, Holman Absent: Tennis Approved 11/17/10