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Cuyahoga County Economic Development Commission


CONTACT INFORMATION:
Paul Herdeg
2079 E. 9th St, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
216-443-7257
pherdeg@cuyahogacounty.us


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DESCRIPTION OF BOARD AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Cuyahoga County Economic Development Commission is established pursuant to Article VII, Section 7.04 of the Cuyahoga County Charter. This Commission works with the County Executive and County Director of Development in preparing and presenting to the County Council an annual proposed five-year economic development plan for Cuyahoga County. This five-year plan identifies areas of development opportunities to by carried out by the County itself, and opportunities to be achieved in partnership with private agencies and organizations. The Commission’s goal is to enhance the prosperity and well-being of Cuyahoga County through innovative development strategies and initiatives. The Commission meets on at least a quarterly basis.


QUALIFICATIONS:
Pursuant to provisions in the provisions of the County Charter, Commission members shall be residents of Cuyahoga County. The Commission members must have a working knowledge of the economic development structures already in place in Cuyahoga County as well as possessing adequate relationships with private, non-profit and governmental agencies engaged our current business climate. The successful applicant will have appropriate career and educational background to fill this position’s requirements. Management skills are preferred but not required. The position serves without compensation.


MEMBERSHIP:

Name  Term Ends Appointed By/Representation
Jack Schron 12/31/2018 Council
Armond Budish N/A County Executive
Frank G. Jackson N/A Mayor
William Friedman N/A Port Authority
Susan Drucker N/A Mayors and Managers Association
Joe Roman N/A GCP
Harriet Applegate N/A NSFL
Brian Hall N/A Economic Dev. Collective
Marc Byrnes N/A Additional


MEETING SCHEDULE/AGENDAS:
Quarterly meetings of the Economic Development Commission shall be held at such place as shall be designated in the call of the meeting on the last Tuesday of January, April, July, and October. Please contact the commission for more information on the meeting schedule.


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