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.

 

CEDC BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman
Tony Jones, Roe Jan Publishing

Vice Chairman
David Fingar, Mid-Hudson Cable

Secretary
Sarah Sterling, HOUSE Hudson Valley

Treasurer
Richard Bianchi, Shallo Galluscio Bianchi CPAs PC

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

Russell Bartolotta Jr., Klein’s Kill Fruit Farms
*James Campion, Columbia-Greene Community College
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
Michael Polemis, Columbia Land Conservancy
Robert Sherwood, Kinderhook Bank
Colin Stair, Stair Galleries

*Ex Officio Member

CEDC BOARD MEMBER TERMS

CEDC BOARD ORIENTATION MANUAL

2016 CEDC MEETING CALENDAR

 

BOARD MEETINGS

January 1, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

February 12, 2016
Meeting Notice – Board Retreat
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

March 29, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

April 19, 2016
Annual Meeting Notice
Annual Meeting Program
Annual Meeting Minutes-DRAFT

April 26, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes-DRAFT

May 26, 2016
Meeting Packet

 

AUDIT AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

January 12, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

March 24, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes – DRAFT

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

February 16, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes – DRAFT

May 20, 2016
CEDC 5 24 16 Meeting Notice
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet

 

GOVERNANCE AND NOMINATING COMMITTEE

January 11, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

February 16, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

April 21, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes-DRAFT

 

LOAN COMMITTEE

January 19, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

February 16, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

March 22, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

April 19, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes – DRAFT

May 17, 2016
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet

 

2015 BOARD & COMMITTEE MEETINGS 

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

February 24, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Minutes

March 31, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Annual Meeting Minutes

April 28, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Minutes

May 26, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Minutes

June 11, 2015
Board Retreat Notice
Board Retreat Minutes

June 26, 2015
Special Meeting Notice
Special Meeting Agenda
Special Meeting Minutes

June 30, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Minutes

July 28, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Minutes

August 25, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

September 29, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Packet
Minutes – DRAFT

October 20, 2015
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Minutes – DRAFT

November 24, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

December 15, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

AUDIT AND FINANCE COMMITTEE


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
September 23, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes


GOVERNANCE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
August 12, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

August 19, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

September 2, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

November 19, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

December 14, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes


LOAN COMMITTEE
May 26, 2015
Meeting Minutes

June 30, 2015
Meeting Minutes

July 28, 2015
Meeting Minutes

August 25, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

September 29, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

October 20, 2015
Meeting
Meeting Minutes

November 17, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet

December 15, 2015
Meeting Notice
Meeting Packet
Meeting Minutes

 

2012 MEETING MINUTES 
11 27 12 Minutes
10 30 12 Minutes
09 25 12 Minutes
08 25 12 Minutes
07 31 12 Minutes
06 26 12 Minutes
05 22 12 Minutes

2013 MEETING MINUTES
11 26 13 Minutes
10 29 13 Minutes
09 24 13 Minutes
08 27 13 Minutes
07 30 13 Minutes
06 18 13 Minutes
04 30 13 Minutes
03 26 13 Minutes
02 26 13 Minutes
01 29 13 Minutes

2014 MEETING MINUTES
01 28 14 Minutes
02 25 14 Minutes
03 25 14 Minutes
03 25 14 Minutes
04 29 14 Minutes
05 27 14 Minutes
06 24 14 Minutes
07 29 14 Minutes
08 26 14 Minutes
09 30 14 Minutes
10 09 14 Minutes
 11 25 14 Minutes


CEDC DOCUMENTS

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

General
Amended and Restated ByLaws
Certificate of Incorporation
Org Chart
CEDC Mission Statement
Employee Compensation
Executive Committee Charter
Audit & Finance Committee Charter
Governance & Nominating Committee Charter
Loan Committee Charter

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

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

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

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

2016 List of Owned Property