About CEDC

CEDC

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, Halstead Property

Treasurer
Robert Sherwood, Kinderhook Bank 

Interim 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
Kim Keil, Valley Energy
James Lapenn, Retired Municipal Finance Attorney
John Lee, Saturn Industries
*James Mackerer, IDA Chairman
*Ed Nabozny, Supervisor, Town of Greenport
Michael Polemis, Columbia Land Conservancy
Colin Stair, Stair Galleries
M. Scott Wood, MetzWood Insurance

*Ex Officio Member 

 

2016 CEDC Board Meetings
CEDC 01 15 16 Meeting Notice
CEDC 01 15 16 Meeting Packet

 

2016 CEDC Audit and Finance Committee
2016 CEDC Audit and Finance Committee Charter
Audit and Finance  01 12 16 Meeting Notice
Audit and Finance  01 12 16 Meeting Packet
Audit and Finance 01 12 16 Meeting Minutes – DRAFT

2016 CEDC Executive Committee

 

2016 Governance and Nominating Committee
Governance 01 11 16 Meeting Notice
Governance 01 11 16 Meeting Packet
Governance 01 11 16 Meeting Minutes – DRAFT

 

2016 CEDC Loan Committee
Loan 01 19 16 Meeting Notice
Loan 01 19 16 Meeting Packet

 

 

 

 

2015 CEDC MEETING SCHEDULE

2015 Meeting Notices, Agendas, Packets & Minutes

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

CEDC 02 24 15 Meeting Notice
CEDC 02 24 15 Meeting Agenda
CEDC 02 24 15  Minutes

CEDC 03 31 15 Meeting Notice
CEDC 03 31 15 Meeting Agenda
CEDC 03 31 15 Minutes

CEDC Annual Meeting Minutes – DRAFT

CEDC 04 28 15 Meeting Notice
CEDC 04 28 15 Meeting Agenda
CEDC 04 28 15 Minutes

CEDC 05 26 15  Meeting Notice
CEDC 05 26 15 Meeting Agenda
CEDC 05 26 15 Minutes

CEDC 06 11 15 Board Retreat Notice
CEDC 06 11 15 Board Retreat Minutes

CEDC 06 26 15 Special Meeting Notice
CEDC 06 26 15 Special Meeting Agenda
CEDC 06 26 15 Minutes

CEDC 06 30 15 Corrected Meeting Notice
CEDC 06 30 15 Meeting Agenda
CEDC 06 30 15 Minutes

CEDC 07 28 15 Meeting Notice
CEDC 07 28 15 Meeting Agenda
CEDC 07 28 15 Minutes

CEDC 08 25 15 Meeting Notice
CEDC 08 25 15 Meeting Agenda
CEDC 08 25 15 Meeting Packet
CEDC 08 25 15 Meeting Minutes

CEDC 09 29 15 Meeting Notice
CEDC 09 29 15 Meeting Agenda
CEDC 09 29 15 Meeting Packet
CEDC 09 29 15 Minutes – DRAFT

CEDC 10 20 15 Board Meeting
CEDC 10 20 15 Meeting Minutes – DRAFT

CEDC 11 24 15 Meeting Notice
CEDC 11 24 15 Meeting Packet
CEDC 11 24 15 Meeting Minutes

CEDC 12 15 15 Meeting Notice
CEDC 12 15 15 Meeting Packet

 

2015 Audit and Finance Committee

2015 CEDC Executive Committee

Executive 09 23 15 Meeting Notice
Executive 09 23 15 Meeting Agenda
Executive 09 23 15 Meeting Packet

2015 CEDC Governance and Nominating Committee

Governance 08 12 15 Meeting Notice
Governance 08 12 15 Meeting Agenda
Governance 08 12 15 Meeting Packet
Governance 08 12 15 Meeting Minutes

Governance 08 19 15 Meeting Notice
Governance 08 19 15 Meeting Agenda
Governance 08 19 15 Meeting Packet
Governance 08 19 15 Meeting Minutes 

Governance 09 02 15 Meeting Notice
Governance 09 02 15 Meeting Agenda
Governance 09 02 15 Meeting Packet
Governance 09 02 15 Meeting Minutes

Governance 11 19 15 Meeting Notice
Governance 11 19 15 Meeting Packet
Governance 11 19 15 Meeting Minutes

Governance 12 14 15 Meeting Notice
Governance 12 14 15 Meeting Packet
Governance 12 14 15 Meeting Minutes

 2015 CEDC Loan Committee

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

Loan 08 25 15 Meeting Notice
Loan 08 25 15 Meeting Agenda
Loan 08 25 15 Meeting Packet
Loan 08 25 15 Meeting Minutes

Loan 09 29 15 Meeting Notice
Loan 09 29 15 Meeting Agenda
Loan 09 29 15 Meeting Packet
Loan 09 29 15 Meeting Minutes

Loan 10 20 15 Meeting
Loan 10 20 15 Meeting Minutes

Loan 11 17 15 Meeting Notice
Loan 11 17 15 Meeting Packet

Loan 12 15 15 Meeting Notice
Loan 12 15 15 Meeting Packet

 

 

 

 

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 & Associated Correspondence

General
CEDC Amended and Restated ByLaws
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 2015 Budget Report
CEDC 2015 Earnings Over $100,000