Economic Development Corporation

July 18, 2006


Members Present:


Jerome Simowski, Pete Garwood, Sherry Comben, Laura Stanek and Thomas Lane

Members Absent:


Rae Ann Thompson, Bob Peterson, Allyn Wright and Rick Diebold

Staff Present:


Joe Meyers

Others Present:



1. Call to Order


The meeting was called to order at 8:35 a.m. by Tom Lane.

2. Approval of the May 16, 2006 Minutes


Motion by Jerome Simowski, supported by Sherry Comben to approve the May 16, 2006 minutes. Motion carried unanimous.

3. Public Comment



4. New Business


Discussion ensued regarding the Industrial Park in Mancelona Township and what could be done to revive it. The Committee discussed the past road blocks and noted that we need to talk to all of the key players if we want to get this project underway.


Joe Meyers informed the Committee of the Recovery Zone topic at the past board meeting that they approved.

5. Old Business



6. Communications



Meeting adjourned at 9:30 a.m.