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Old Colony Economic Development District
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee Meeting

Meeting Minutes

January 4, 2016  · 12:00 PM

Old Colony Planning Council
70 School Street
Brockton, MA 02301

AttendeesAffiliation
Mary Waldron, ChairBridgewater State University
William Teodoldi, Vice ChairProVenture Business Group
Pamela McCarthyTown of Stoughton
Shane O'BrienCity of Brockton
Larry CameronMassDevelopment
James WalshMassDevelopment
Michael GalleraniBrockton 21st Century Corporation
Andrew MartinBAWIB
Diana JenningsBridgewater State University
Susan McCombeBridgewater State University
Maryellen BrettMassasoit Community College
Barbara ArenaGranite State Development Corporation
John MurrayCareerWorks
Andrew DeIonnoTown of Bridgewater
Gregory EnosTown of Whitman
Robert Moran, Jr.National Grid
Sean BoucherEastern Bank
Tracey CostaRansom Consulting, Inc.
Sean CroninMA DOR, Division of Local Services
Pasquale CiaramellaOCPC
Eric ArbeeneOCPC
Bruce HughesOCPC
Jimmy PereiraOCPC
James R. WatsonOCPC

Call To Order: Chairman Mary Waldron called the meeting to order at 12:00 PM. Members were asked to introduce themselves.

Minutes Of The November 2, 2015 Meeting: Bill Tedoldi moved to accept the minutes of the November 2, 2015 meeting as written, seconded by Maryellen Brett. So voted.

MassDevelopment Bond Reviews: There were none.

New Business: Presentation on the Massachusetts Community Compact Initiative: Sean R. Cronin, Deputy Commissioner of Local Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Revenue. Deputy Commissioner Cronin discussed the Massachusetts Community Compact Initiative, the benefits of participating, the application process and gave examples of how participating communities are benefitting from participating including the City of Brockton.

Old Business: There was none.

Other Business: Opportunities For All: The Baker-Polito Strategy and Plan for Making Massachusetts Great Everywhere: Included in the meeting packet were copies of the state economic development plan announced on December 23, 2015.

List of Upcoming Events: Included in the meeting packet was a list of upcoming events for January 2016

Adjournment: There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 1:00 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,
Bruce Hughes
Old Colony Planning Council

Past CEDS Meetings

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.

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