Old Colony Economic Development District
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee Meeting
Date: April 11, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Old Colony Planning Council, 70 School Street, Brockton, MA 02301
|Mary Waldron, Chair||Bridgewater State University|
|Maryellen Brett, Vice Chair||Massasoit Community College|
|Rob May||City of Brockton|
|Gary Anderson||Town of Easton|
|Sean Boucher||Eastern Bank|
|Peter Matchak||Town of Hanover|
|Shane O'Brien||City of Brockton|
|Lauri Simpreus||City of Brockton|
|Gregory Enos||Town of Whitman|
|James R. Watson||OCPC|
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.
Old Colony Planning Council