Update on Economic Development meeting @ VLCIA 2014-09-16

The big item tonight is the update on their local economic development meeting last month, plus election of officers and the usual project and marketing updates.

Here’s the agenda, with a couple of formatting typos fixed (not sure I got it right, either).

Valdosta-Lowndes Development Authority
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Development Authority Conference Room
103 Roosevelt Drive
Monthly Meeting Agenda

General Business

  • Call to Order
  • Invocation
  • Welcome Guests

Election of VLCDA 2014-2015 Officers


  • Regular Meeting, August 19, 2014


  • Review Compiled Balance Sheet and Income Statements for August 2014

Marketing and Community Relations Update-Meghan Duke

  • Community Outreach
  • Press Release – New Development Authority Chairman
  • Art of Site Selection Presentation Survey
  • Existing Industry Appreciation Campaign with Valdosta Daily Times
  • Marketing Collateral – Business Park Brochures
  • Marketing Review

Project Report-Allan Ricketts

  • Project Color
  • Project Maroon

Existing Industry-Allan Ricketts

  • Existing Industry Visits
  • Existing Industry/Expansion Projects
    • Fussell Tire & Service
    • Express-Scripts
    • Project Cold
    • Project Loaf-Busby Hahira, LLC / Bimbo Bakeries USA
    • Project White Cadillac
    • Project Patient-American Home Patient
  • Community Business and Industry Partnership
    • Global Agribusiness Opportuity Symposium (October 8, 2014)

    Executive Director’s Report- Andrea Schruijer

    • Update on Community Meeting Regarding Economic Development-August 20, 2014

    Attorney Report

    Citizens to Be Heard

    Adjourn General Meeting Into Executive Session

    Adjourn Executive Session into General Meeting

    Adjourn General Meeting

    Mission of the Valdosta Lowndes Development Authority
    “Create an environment to attract new industry and promote the growth of existing industry to drive job creation and capital investment.”

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