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Agenda – June 24, 2022

Center for Regional Growth Logo

REGULAR MEETING of
the BOARD of DIRECTORS

Friday – June 24, 2022 – 8:30 a.m.

Zoom Conference & 34 W Fulton St

Gloversville, New York

AGENDA

I. Welcome & Call to Order

II. Roll Call

___ Timothy Beckett, Chair
___ Terri Easterly
___ Dr. Leslie Ford, Past Chair
___ Warren Greene
___ Kent Kirch, Secretary
___ Travis Mitchell, Vice Chair
___ Grant Preston, Treasurer
___ Bryan Taylor

 

Other Attendees:

___ John Blackmon, County Liaison
___ Michael Albanese, Esq., Legal Counsel
___ Greg Fagan, Chair-Board of Supervisors
___ Mark Kilmer, F-M Chamber of Commerce
___ Scott Henze, Planning Director Fulton County
___ Vince DeSantis, Mayor of Gloversville
___ Amy Praught, Mayor of Johnstown
___ Charles Potter, Supervisor-Gloversville Ward 4
___ Jim Mraz, Fulton County IDA
___ Joe Semione, Chair-Fulton County IDA
___ Denis Wilson, Fulmont Community Action Agency
___ Nick Zabawsky, Orion Management Co.
___ Cailin Brown, Daily Gazette
___ Jason Subik, Daily Gazette

III.  Meeting Minutes

  • Approval of May 20, 2022 minutes – CRG Regular Board Meeting

IV.  Announcements

V. Reports

  • Chair Report  ..…..…………………………………….………………..   Timothy Beckett
  • Committee Reports
    • Executive Committee ……………………………………….     Timothy Beckett
    • Governance Committee   ………….…………..…………..    Timothy Beckett
    • Finance Committee ………….…………………………..…      Timothy Beckett
    • Audit Committee   ….……………………………………..…     Timothy Beckett
  • Chamber, Fulton County, IDA and City Reports (Gloversville, Johnstown, any others)

VI. President & CEO Report – Ronald Peters

    • –      Current Business
      1. Resolutions
        1. For CRG, Sole Member of EDC, to Appoint a Director to the EDC Board
      2. Grant Requests
        1. Microenterprise Grants (MEG) and Microenterprise CARES Act Grant (MCG) covered under Membership & Marketing Report
        2. Fulton County EPA Grant Task Force.
        3. Dolgeville BOA – Herkimer/Fulton County
      3. Business Marketing
        1. NYS NANO program
        2. Mohawk Valley Brownfields Developer Summit
      4. Business Inquiries/Business Leads
        1. Update on out-of-state glove sewing operation.
        2. Update on a group of investors looking at an industrial building in Johnstown.
        3. CRG team is working with some inquiries for business retention in Fulton County.
        4. Received an RFP but was unable to accommodate it with a shovel ready site given the required utility needs.
        5. Met with a group looking at an expansion of a current business dealing with summer lodging.
        6. Followed up with a lead that was generated at the latest IAMC Conference.
        7. Received an inquiry for a possible project in the City of Johnstown.
        8. Update on a possible agricultural development project.
        9. Update on an RFP for a large agricultural project.
        10. Update on the Fulton County Site Inventory Initiative.
        11. Update on the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).

VII.   Adjourn to Executive Session

  1. Contract Review
  2. New Board Member discussion

VIII. Additional Reports

  • Membership & Marketing Report   …….………………………     Ken Adamczyk
  • Gloversville Downtown Development Specialist Report …  James Hannahs

IX. Wrap up

X.    Adjourn Meeting

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