Chautauqua Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC)
SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator
214 Central Ave., Dunkirk, NY 14048
February 25, 2020
Michael Metzger Chairman
Dennis J. Rak Vice Chairman
Gary Henry Secretary
Steven Thorpe Member
Mark Odell Member
Brad Walters Member
Also in attendance:
Mark Geise Administrative Director/CEO
Richard E. Dixon Chief Financial Officer
Milan K. Tyler, Esq. Counsel
Greg Peterson Counsel
Carol Rasmussen IDA Staff
Kristine Morabito IDA Staff
Linda Burns IDA Staff
Kayla Strandburg IDA Staff
Rosie Strandburg IDA Staff
Jeanette Lo Bello IDA Staff
Natasha Matteliano Observer
Nathan Aldrich CREDC/PEG Staff
Absent Board Member(s):
Hans Auer Treasurer
Kelly Farrell-Dubois Member
Meeting was called to order by Mike Metzger, Chairman, at 10:41 a.m.
I would like to call to order the Chautauqua Region Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors Meeting. We are at the SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator, at 214 Central Ave, Dunkirk, NY. It is February 25, 2020 and the time is 10:00 a.m. Roll call. Let the record show we have 6 members in attendance. We have quorum. I would like to entertain an approval of the November 26, 2019 minutes.
So moved Mr. Chairman.
Motion made by Mark and seconded by Brad. Any discussion, changes or comments? All those in favor?
Aye – Unanimous.
Opposed, abstained? Motion carried unanimously. We will now move to New Business. Mark can you discuss?
Explained MOAs and their purpose in relation to CREDC as well as the purpose of the resolution and what it does.
Explained each MOA and their purpose.
Questions from the Board?
We’ve set up tracking in the accounting system to segregate those financials.
Explained the Partnership Board structure.
Brought up the 5 work groups and the chairs being on the Board and the work that will be put in for the CFAs.
Any further discussion. I will ask Brad to move New Business D.
02-25-20-05 Resolution Approving Entry into agreements with the Chautauqua County Partnership for Economic Growth, the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation and Chadwick Bay Regional Commission.
Motion made by Brad and seconded by Dennis. Any further discussion? Roll call vote.
Let the record show that there were 6 votes in the affirmative, motion carried unanimously. Any old business to come before the board?
This week marks our last week as the FBO of the Jamestown Airport.
Any other business to come before the board.
Motion to adjourn.
Motion made by Mark and seconded by Gary. Opposed, abstained? Motion carried unanimously. We are now adjourned.
Meeting adjourned at 10:51 a.m.
(Assistant) Secretary (Vice) Chairman