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Old Colony Economic Development District
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee Meeting

Meeting Minutes
Date: April 11, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Old Colony Planning Council, 70 School Street, Brockton, MA 02301

AttendeesAffiliation
Mary Waldron, ChairBridgewater State University
Maryellen Brett, Vice ChairMassasoit Community College
Rob MayCity of Brockton
Gary AndersonTown of Easton
Sean BoucherEastern Bank
Peter MatchakTown of Hanover
Shane O'BrienCity of Brockton
Larry CameronMassDevelopment
Lauri SimpreusCity of Brockton
Andrew MartinBAWIB
Gregory EnosTown of Whitman
Pasquale CiaramellaOCPC
Eric ArbeeneOCPC
Paul ChenardOCPC
Bruce HughesOCPC
Jimmy PereiraOCPC
James R. WatsonOCPC

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

Minutes of the March 7, 2016 Meeting: Sean Boucher moved to accept the minutes of the March 7, 2016 meeting as written, seconded by Maryellen Brett. So voted.

MassDevelopment Bond Review: There was none.

Guest Speaker:Transformative Development Update, City of Brockton, Rob May, CEcD, Director of Planning and Economic Development, City of Brockton. Mr. May discussed planning efforts in the City of Brockton including the Downtown Action Strategy.

New Business: A.Committee review of draft 2016 CEDS Report. Copies had been circulated and comments had been received. After discussion, Larry Cameron moved to approve the draft CEDS report, seconded by Rob May. So voted.

B.Nominations and election of CEDS Committee Vice Chair: Long time CEDS Committee Vice Chair William Tedoldi has retired from the CEDS Committee after many years of service. Maryellen Brett, Assistant Dean of Workforce Development at Massasoit Community College volunteered to serve as CEDS Committee Vice Chair. Rob May moved to nominate Ms. Brett as Vice Chair, seconded by Greg Enos. So voted.

Upcoming Events: Included in the meeting packet was a list of upcoming events for April/May/June 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

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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.