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  • CEDC Elects New Board Leadership
    January 29, 2019

    Columbia Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) today announced that its Board of Directors elected David Fingar, Chief Engineer of Mid-Hudson Cable, as Board Chair.  Former Chair Tony Jones retired from the Board of Directors on January 28, 2019.

    “I would like to thank my fellow board members for their confidence in electing me to chair the Columbia Economic Development Corporation,” stated Chair Dave Fingar.  “CEDC has grown to be a valuable asset to many businesses in the county. I look forward to continuing our programs and building on them. I would like to see CEDC work with the City, Towns, and residents in developing and promoting properties to prospective businesses that wish to locate here.”

    David Fingar has served as Chief Engineer for Mid-Hudson Cable for the past 30 years.  Mr. Fingar is a former councilman for the Town of Livingston.  He was elected to the Board of Directors in August 2014.

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  • Columbia County Sees Increased Sales Tax Revenue
    January 30, 2019

    Sales Tax Growth Strengthens for a Third Year: 2018 Collections Up 5.3 Percent

    Hudson, NY – According to a report from the NYS Comptroller’s office, Columbia County sales tax revenue increased 8.44% from 2017 to 2018, which was the largest increase of any county in the Capital Region. The County collected over $43 million in sales tax in 2018.

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