Economic Development Project Manager
Columbia Economic Development Corporation is seeking a full time Economic Development Project Manager.
Under the supervision of the President & CEO, the Economic Development Project Manager plans, organizes, monitors, and evaluates economic development initiatives, projects and activities in accordance with the CEDC mission and Strategic Plan. The Economic Development Project Manager position requires excellent written and oral communications skills, as well as organizational and analytic skills, along with strong working knowledge and experience in the field of economic development.
All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume by February 8, 2017.
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Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Audit and Finance Committee held on January 18th at 8:30 a.m. at 4303 Route 9, Hudson, NY.
Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Executive Committee held on January 18th at 10:00 a.m. at 4303 Route 9, Hudson, NY.
Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Governance and Nominating Committee held on January 24th at 8:30 a.m. at 4303 Route 9, Hudson, NY.
Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Loan Committee held on January 24th at 1:00 p.m. at 4303 Route 9, Hudson, NY.
Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors held on January 31st at 8:30 a.m. at 4303 Route 9, Hudson, NY.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave his regional State of the State in Albany Wednesday, touting his economic accomplishments in the region and setting out ambitions for new ones. Among the plans is the Empire State Trail, a walking and bike path which would bring visitors to the Olana State Historical Site in Greenport and the Martin Van Buren National Historical Site in Kinderhook.
The New York State Bridge Authority will resume construction on the Rip Van Winkle Bridge sidewalk starting today. The work is part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's statewide infrastructure investment plan, which is a $5.4 million project to improve the pedestrian walkway. Construction is scheduled to run until November 2017. During construction, pedestrians will not be able to cross the bridge using the sidewalk Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. People will instead be required to turn around once they reach the construction site.
The Columbia County Board of Supervisors voted to pass 2017 funding for the Columbia Economic Development Corporation recently. Resolution No. 478-2016 proposed authorization for the county to enter into an agreement with the corporation, marking the first time CEDC funding has been reapproved since appointing new President and CEO F. Michael Tucker of Tucker Strategies. Tucker, who had been serving as interim president following a brief hold on CEDC funding that occurred between April and December 2015, took on the ofﬁcial role last May.
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