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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Community Development Advisory Board Now Accepting Applications

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Community Development Advisory Board

The 7-member Community Development Advisory Board (CDAB) provides recommendations to the Community Redevelopment Agencies and City Council on matters pertaining to economic development investments and activities primarily in the lands along the riverfront. Its primary responsibility is to review and evaluate all funding requests and development proposals. Nothing however prohibits their ability to evaluate other community and economic development activities in other areas if requested by Council. Further, the CDAB shall evaluate pertinent projects to determine the potential impacts on the community’s character and unique history. 

Members

The members shall reflect experience or interest in the following fields of expertise:

  1. Financial services (banking, investment, and insurance).
  2. Technology and communications.
  3. Professional services (lawyers, engineers, scientists, and architects).
  4. Arts, culture, and recreation. 
  5. Construction and real estate.
  6. Tourism to include Eco-tourism and lodging.
  7. Marketing and public relations.
  8. Historic Preservation.
  9. Small business and retail centers.

The board consists of 7 members. The members shall serve for 2-year terms at the pleasure of the City Council and without compensation. No more than three members from any area of expertise shall be appointed and serve on the board at one time.  If any member fails to attend, without cause, 50% of all meetings held during any calendar year from the date of appointment by City Council, the member's seat shall be declared vacant.

Duties

Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in matters related to economic development and business activities in the development of and periodic updates to the city’s economic development strategic plan.

 

Perform other duties as requested by the City Council or as considered advisable by the Committee and approved by the City Council. Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in matters related to economic development and business activities in the development of and periodic updates to the city’s economic development strategic plan.

Make recommendations on ordinances, policies, short-term action plans, and resources allocated to business and economic development activities and programs of the city.

Have such other advisory duties granted by the City Council consistent with the business and economic development needs of the city. Identify actions to promote the economic health of the business community while preserving our unique characteristics as a welcoming riverfront community

Promote the hospitality and tourism industry in Milton while fostering businesses that serve and enjoy the loyalty of our local and regional community

Identify programs, policies, and activities that can help the business community recover from any economic recession.

Pursue new and diversified businesses leveraging our expertise, including the use of special zones, to address issues of concern.


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