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Old Colony Economic Development District
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee Meeting

Meeting Agenda
Monday, March 4, 2019
12:00 PM
Old Colony Planning Council, 70 School Street, Brockton, MA 02301

  1. Call to Order
  2. Minutes of the February 4, 2019 Meeting
  3. MassDevelopment Bond Review: Vinfern Corp, $42,900,000 for financing and refinancing of properties throughout MA including facilities in the following OCPC communities: East Bridgewater, 920 Union Street, Halifax: 123 Palmer Mill Road, Hanson: 53 West Washington Street and 132 Woodbine Avenue, Pembroke: 490 Center Street, Plymouth: 91 Carver Road, 32 South Pond Road and 340 Court Street
  4. Old Business
  5. New Business
    1. Presentation: Presentation on OCPC Regional Transortation Plan: Mr. Paul Chenard, Senior Transportation Planner and Mr. Jimmy Pereira, Community/Transportation Planner.
    2. Committee Review of Draft Chapters 1, 2, 4 and 5 of draft 2019 CEDS Update. Chapter 1 updates include updating the average unemployment figures to 2018 figures. In Chapter 2 the following tables have been updated to current figures: Table 4, Foreign Born and Language Spoken At Home, Table 7, Income Statistics, Table 8 Percent change in Average Annual Labor Force 2000 to 2018, Table 9, Means of Transportation to Work, Table 10, 2017 Average Annual Employment By Industry All Ownership, Table 11, OCPC Region Average Employment & Unemployment of residents in the Labor Force for the Year 2018, Table 12, 2017 Average Employment & Wages, Table 15, Employment Projections, Table 17, Employment By Major Industry Groups, 2017, Table 19, OCPC Region Industrial, Commercial & Technology Parks. The Infrastructure and Services section has been updated with the latest available information. The Incentives and Regulations section has been updated to include Opportunity Zones. In Chapter 4, all of the goals except for Goal E Transportation have been updated with the latest information available. Chapter 5: Need to get committee input for Priority Development Projects. Request for public comment including 30 day review period.
  6. Upcoming Events
  7. Adjournment

Past CEDS Meetings

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November 4, 2019 Download in PDF Format Open in your browser    
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For prior agendas and minutes of CEDS committee meetings, contact Economic Development/ Community Planner Bruce Hughes by email or at 508-583-1833 extension 203.