About CEDC

Columbia EDC

Columbia Economic Development Corporation is the lead economic development organization for Columbia County, New York. Our mission is to strengthen the area’s tax base through economic development and job creation, to assist business to locate and expand within the County, and to promote Columbia County as a premier spot for both business investment and personal opportunity.

Our commitment to our mission is strong. Our staff and board are comprised of business professionals who know first-hand the challenges of new business ventures and market expansions. We start with a comprehensive needs analysis, coach you through the startup or expansion process, and monitor your progress every step of the way.

 

2016 CEDC BOARD OFFICERS
Chairman
Tony Jones, Roe Jan Publishing

Vice Chairman
David Fingar, Mid-Hudson Cable

Secretary
Sarah Sterling, HOUSE Hudson Valley

Treasurer
Robert Sherwood, Kinderhook Bank

President & CEO
F. Michael Tucker, Tucker Strategies, Inc.

CEDC BOARD MEMBERS
Russell Bartolotta Jr., Klein’s Kill Fruit Farms
Richard Bianchi, Shallo Galluscio Bianchi CPAs PC
*James Campion, Columbia-Greene Community College
Greg Fingar, Fingar Insurance
Patricia Finnegan, Columbia Memorial Health
Triona Fritsch, Etsy
James Lapenn, Retired Municipal Finance Attorney
John Lee, Saturn Industries
*James Mackerer, IDA Chairman
*Ed Nabozny, Supervisor, Town of Greenport
Martin Ping, Hawthorne Valley Association
Michael Polemis, Columbia Land Conservancy
Colin Stair, Stair Galleries
M. Scott Wood, MetzWood Insurance

*Ex Officio Member

CEDC BOARD MEMBER TERMS

CEDC BOARD ORIENTATION MANUAL

2016 Calendar of Board and Committee Meetings

Executive Committee Charter
Audit & Finance Committee Charter
Governance & Nominating Committee Charter
Loan Committee Charter
Property Disposition Policy
Employee Compensation

 

2016 CEDC Board Meetings

 

 

2016 CEDC Executive Committee

2016 Governance and Nominating Committee

2016 CEDC Loan Committee

2015 CEDC MEETING SCHEDULE

 

2015 Meeting Notices, Agendas, Packets & Minutes

January

NOTE: The 1.27.15 and 2.10.15 meetings were cancelled due to inclement weather.

2015 Audit and Finance Committee

2015 CEDC Executive Committee

 

2015 CEDC Governance and Nominating Committee

 

2015 CEDC Loan Committee

Loan 05 26 15 Minutes
Loan 06 30 15 Minutes
Loan 07 28 15 Minutes

CEDC Meeting Minutes – 2012, 2013, 2014

CEDC 11 27 12 Minutes
CEDC 10 30 12 Minutes
CEDC 09 25 12 Minutes
CEDC 08 25 12 Minutes
CEDC 07 31 12 Minutes
CEDC 06 26 12 Minutes
CEDC 05 22 12 Minutes

CEDC 11 26 13 Minutes
CEDC 10 29 13 Minutes
CEDC 09 24 13 Minutes
CEDC 08 27 13 Minutes
CEDC 07 30 13 Minutes
CEDC 06 18 13 Minutes
CEDC 04 30 13 Minutes
CEDC 03 26 13 Minutes
CEDC 02 26 13 Minutes
CEDC 01 29 13 Minutes

CEDC 01 28 14 Minutes
CEDC 02 25 14 Minutes
CEDC 03 25 14 Minutes
CEDC 03 25 14 Minutes
CEDC 04 29 14 Minutes
CEDC 05 27 14 Minutes
CEDC 06 24 14 Minutes
CEDC 07 29 14 Minutes
CEDC 08 26 14 Minutes
CEDC 09 30 14 Minutes
CEDC 10 09 14 Minutes
CEDC 11 25 14 Minutes

CEDC DOCUMENTS

Audits
CEDC 2012 Audited Financials
CEDC 2012 Audit Letter
CEDC 2013 Audited Financials
CEDC 2014 Audited Financials & Required Communications
CEDC 2015 Audited Financials & Required Communications

General
CEDC Amended and Restated ByLaws
CEDC Amended and Restated ByLaws – DRAFT
CEDC Certificate of Incorporation
CEDC Org Chart
CEDC Mission Statement

Policies
CEDC Financial Disclosure Policy
CEDC Code of Ethics
CEDC Investment Policy
CEDC Conflict of Interest Policy
CEDC Whistleblower Policy
CEDC MWBE Policy
CEDC EEO Policy
CEDC Procurement Policy
CEDC Defense and Indemnification Policy
CEDC Board Reimbursement and Attendance Policy

Reports
CEDC 2012 Operations and Accomplishments Report
CEDC 2012 Assessment of Internal Controls
CEDC 2013 Operations and Accomplishments Report
CEDC 2013 Assessment of Internal Controls
CEDC 2013 Budget Report
CEDC 2013 ABO Final Report
CEDC List of Owned Property
CEDC Measurements Report
CEDC 2013 Annual Report
CEDC 2013 Procurement Report
CEDC 2013 Real & Personal Property Transaction Report
CEDC 2013 Schedule of Debt
CEDC 2013 Statement of Subsidiaries
CEDC 2013 Investment Report

CEDC 2014 Budget Report
CEDC 2014 Owned Property
CEDC 2014 Annual Report
CEDC 2014 Assessment of Internal Controls
CEDC 2014 Operations and Accomplishments Report
CEDC 2014 Personal Property Disposal Statement
CEDC 2014 Procurement Report
CEDC 2014 Real Property Acquisition/Disposal Statement
CEDC 2014 Schedule of Debt
CEDC 2014 Statement of Subsidiaries
CEDC 2014 Investment Report
CEDC 2014 Active Projects

CEDC 2015 Budget Report
CEDC 2015 Earnings Over $100,000
CEDC 2015 Assessment of Internal Controls
CEDC 2015 Operations and Accomplishments Report
CEDC 2015 Mission and Measurement Report
CEDC 2015 List of Owned Property
CEDC 2015 Active Projects
CEDC 2015 Personal Property Disposal Statement
CEDC 2015 Real Property Acquisition/Disposal Statement
CEDC 2015 Statement of Subsidiaries
CEDC 2015 Schedule of Debt
CEDC 2015 Annual Report
CEDC 2015 Investment Report
CEDC 2015 Procurement Report

CEDC 2016 List of Owned Property