Old Colony Economic Development District
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee Meeting
Monday, March 6, 2017
Old Colony Planning Council, 70 School Street, Brockton, MA 02301
- Call to Order
- Minutes of the January 9, 2017 Meeting
- MassDevelopment Bond Review
- Guest Speaker: Site Readiness Program: Ms. Victoria Maguire, SVP Real Estate Operations, Massachusetts Development Finance Agency and Mr. Ed Starzec, Director, Land Entitlement, Massachusetts Development Finance Agency will present on the Site Readiness Program.
- New Business: Committee Review of Work Plan and Draft Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 of draft 2017 CEDS. Chapter 1 updates include A.: updating the average unemployment figures to 2016 figures, a1, mention the closure of the Pilgrim Nuclear power Plant and A 6 to include public transit at the request of BAT. In Chapter 2 the following tables have been updated to current figures: Table 8Percent change in Average Annual Labor Force 2000 to 2016, Table 10, 2015 Average Annual Employment By Industry All Ownership, Table 11, OCPC Region Average Employment & Unemployment of residents in the Labor Force for the Year 2016, Table 12, 2015 Average Employment & Wages, Table 13, Employment Within OCPC Communities 2010-2015, Table 16, Major employers By Community, 2016, Table 17, Employment By Major Industry Groups, 2015, Table 19, OCPC Region Industrial, Commercial & Technology Parks and Table 20, OCPC Region Single Family Housing Permits 2007-15. I also put in maps for the Old Colony Commuter Rail System and the BAT System and a picture of the Plymouth Airport Tower. Section 4 has updated info in Goals E, I, L, P & R .
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