ADOPTED - MARCH 28, 2006

Agenda Item No. 7

 

Introduced by the County Services and Finance Committees of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE LANSING REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE LANSING REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENT PROJECT

 

RESOLUTION #06-069

 

WHEREAS, the Lansing Region faces significant economic development challenges and seeks information to improve economic development efforts in the region; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ingham County Economic Development Corporation Board has reviewed and discussed a proposed assessment study of our regional economic development and finds that the results of such study could improve the Countyís economic development efforts; and

 

WHEREAS, the study is being facilitated by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the region, and the study has been supported by many of the regionís municipalities and organizations involved in economic development.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes a contract not to exceed $7,000 with the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce to be used to support the Lansing Regional Economic Development Assessment Project and will receive and partially own the results of said study.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes up to $7,000 to come from the 2006 Contingency Fund for this purpose.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes the Board Chairperson and the County Clerk to sign any necessary documents that are consistent with this resolution and approved as to form by the County Attorney.

 

COUNTY SERVICES:† Yeas:† De Leon, Holman, Copedge, Severino, Vickers

†††† Nays:†† None†††††††† Absent:† Schor††† Approved 3/21/06†

 

FINANCE:† Yeas:† Thomas, Hertel, Grebner, Dedden, Weatherwax-Grant, Dougan

††††† Nays:† None†††††††† Absent:† None††† Approved 3/22/06