Tompkins County
New York

Feb 6, 2018 5:30 PM

Appointments to Industrial Development Agency


Department:Clerk of the LegislatureSponsors:
Category:Advisory Boards/CommitteesFunctions:Industrial Development Agency


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Resolution/Document Body

              WHEREAS, Section 856 of the General Municipal Law authorized that the Tompkins County Legislature designate the members of the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (TCIDA) by resolution, and


              WHEREAS, members of the TCIDA who are also members of the Tompkins County Legislature shall be appointed annually by the Chair of the County Legislature subject to the approval of the Legislature, and


              WHEREAS, non-legislator board members shall be appointed for a term of two years by the same process, now therefore be it


              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality Committee, That the following members be appointed to the Industrial Development Agency to serve at the pleasure of the Legislature, effective immediately:


              Rich John - Member, Tompkins County Legislature

              Martha Robertson - Member, Tompkins County Legislature

Leslyn McBean-Clairborne - Member, Tompkins County Legislature             

Mike Sigler - Member, Tompkins County Legislature

Laura Lewis - Member, At-Large (term expires 12/31/19)


              RESOLVED, further, That Rich John serve as the Chair of the Industrial Development Agency,


RESOLVED, further, That the following members are continuing in their terms on the Industrial Development Agency:


Jennifer Tavares - TCAD representative (term expires 12/31/18)

              Grace Chiang - Member, At-Large (term expires 12/31/18)


              RESOLVED, further, That the Clerk of the Legislature is authorized and directed to file with the Secretary of State a Certificate of Appointment.


Meeting History

Feb 6, 2018 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
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Ms. Kelles explained the purpose of the resolution is to recognize two members of the IDA have existing terms and do not need to be appointed. The resolution needs to include all the members as a Certificate of Appointment is required to be filed with the Secretary of State. She further stated the Ms. Chiang will be stepping down from the IDA when a replacement is found.

MOVER:Anna Kelles, Member
SECONDER:David McKenna, Member
AYES:Amanda Champion, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Martha Robertson, Michael Sigler
NAYS:Shawna Black, Deborah Dawson, Henry Granison
EXCUSED:Anne Koreman