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The Economic Development Commission will make recommendations to City Council by researching and studying topics related to economic development.  In addition, the Commission will provide an annual report to the Council so as to ensure transparency.

In order to qualify for this appointment, individuals must possess subject matter expertise in at least one of the following economic development industry segments listed below, however, no two voting Commission members shall have subject matter expertise in the same industry segment.  Membership on the Commission shall be limited to individuals who represent the industry segments listed here.  Commission members shall serve three-year terms.

Economic Development Commission - Rules of Procedure

  1. Chamber of Commerce Representative
  2. Commercial Real Estate Developer
  3. Local Business Owner
  4. Higher Education Institution
  5. Workforce Development Agency, Small Business Development Center (SBDC), or Small Business Administration (SBA)
  6. Tahoma School District Representative
  7. Financial Institution (bank or credit union)
  8. Visitor Attraction
  9. Public Utility (electric, water/sewer, telecommunications)
  10. City Staff
 EDC Members:
 
     1.  Chamber of Commerce
 Erica Dial (Maple Valley Chamber of Commerce)
     2.  Developer
 Ty Pendergraft (Pendergraft Associates)
     3.  Local Business Owner
 Mike Zahajko, Vice Chair (CAF Environmental Solutions)
     4.  Higher Education
 Vacant
     5.  Workforce Development
 Vacant
     6.  Tahoma School District
 Lori Cloud (Tahoma School District)
     7.  Financial Institution
 Kirk Lantier (KeyBank)
     8.  Visitor Attraction             
 Rich Kaalaas (Rein Fire Ranch)
     9.  Public Utility (ex-officio)
 Sally Mohr, Chair (Covington Water District)
   10.  City Staff  Tim Morgan (Economic Development Manager)

 

To contact members of the Economic Development Commission please contact Deputy City Clerk Andrew Dacuag at andrew.dacuag@maplevalleywa.gov or 425-413-8800.

The Economic Development Commission meets at 7:30 am on the third Tuesday of each month at the City of Maple Valley - City Hall, Large Conference Room, 22017 SE Wax Road, Suite 200.  All meetings are open to the public.


CITY OF MAPLE VALLEY, WASHINGTON

 January 14, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

 City Seeks Economic Development Commission Members

The Maple Valley City Council is currently recruiting two individuals who have economic development experience to serve as an Economic Development Commissioner.  Each of the open positions must fill one of the following areas of expertise:

  1. Higher Education Institution
  2. Workforce Development; Small Business Development Center; Human Resources or a Staffing Agency

The Economic Development Commission makes recommendations to City Council by researching and studying topics related to economic development.  In addition, the Commission will provide an annual report to the Council to ensure transparency.  The Commission meets monthly on the third Tuesday of the month from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Maple Valley City Hall, 22017 SE Wax Road, Suite 200.  All meetings are open to the public.

The term of office for an Economic Development Commissioner is three years, expiring on December 31st and each successive term shall begin on January 1st.

If you are interested in serving your community through this unique opportunity, please stop by City Hall to pick up an application or download the application at the City’s website www.maplevalleywa.gov.  Click on City Government, then click Citizen Boards, Commissions and Committees and then click on Position Openings. 

Questions concerning these positions should be directed to Tim Morgan, Economic Development Manager or Andrew Dacuag, Deputy City Clerk at (425) 413-8800.

News Release [PDF]

Application [PDF]

Job Description [PDF]

Maple Valley Municipal Code 2.100 [PDF]

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