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April 25, 2005

AGENDA 

Board of Commissioners Work Session On Jobs and Business Creation
Monday, April 25, 2005
9:30 a.m.
Government Center, 2nd Floor Meeting Room

NOTE:  These start times are tentative, as the work session will follow Board of Commissioner's subcommittee meetings that will begin at 8:30 a.m.
 

9:30 a.m. - Issues critical to job and business creation – Scott Millar, EDC President

9:45 a.m.    -     Infrastructure
-    Rail – John Tippett, Transportation Planner WPCOG
-    Highway – John Tippett, Transportation Planner WPCOG
-    Air – Tim Deike, Hickory Airport Manager

10:30 a.m.  -    Higher Education
          -    Leroy Lail
-    Gaps in training – Plans to address the gaps – Jane Everson, Director, Hickory Metro     Higher Education Center
11:30 a.m.  -    Most Favored Industry
-    Amendment I
-    Vacant industrial buildings
-    Multi-jurisdictional Business Park – Scott Millar

12:30 p.m.     -    Lunch