SUBSTITUTE ADOPTED - MARCH 22, 2005
Agenda Item No. 8
Introduced by the County Services Committee of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION REVISING THE REPRESENTATION OF INTERESTS TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (EDC) BOARD
WHEREAS, the current composition of the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Board is as follows:
11 members with one from each of the following areas: private business and industries;
Chambers of Commerce; financial institutions; organized labor; educational institutions,
including schools, colleges and universities; utilities; Ingham County Board of
Commissioners; community development organizations; consumer groups; community
neighborhood organizations; open classification.
WHEREAS, the EDC Board is requesting that the representation be changed to reflect that appointments reflect a balance from various areas; and
WHEREAS, because of the County MSU-Extension partnership, the EDC recommends adding the County MSU-Extension Director as an ex-officio, non-voting member; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners accepts the recommendation of the EDC Board.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners will make appointments to the EDC Board of Directors according to the following:
The Board’s composition shall include a balanced representation of the following areas:
business and industry (including a variety of business sectors such as retail, medical,
technology, agricultural, etc.), organized labor, financial institutions, educational
institutions (including schools, colleges, and universities), utilities, Ingham County
Board of Commissioners, community and neighborhood organizations, consumer groups
and open classification.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the MSU-Extension Executive Director is appointed to the Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors as an ex-officio non-voting member.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the EDC Board of Directors shall continue to consist of 11 voting members.
COUNTY SERVICES: Yeas: Celentino, Copedge, De Leon, Schor, Severino, Vickers
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 3/15/05