Summary of COMIDA Meeting for March 28th, 2023

Summary of COMIDA Meeting for March 28th, 2023
Observed by Deborah Rice Gordon
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Monitoring reports:
A local labor monitoring report was given by Kevin Loweke.  In February, the residency of 566 workers was checked with one having a non-compliance issue. The percentage of local laborers at the Amazon Manitou site was 72.9%.

A financial report for February was discussed. Funds from project fees totaling $5.1 million have been allocated to the Workforce Modernization Plan.  The amount committed to date is  $2.7 million. 

Project Application Review:
Requests for sales tax exemptions, recording tax exemptions and/or real property tax abatements were approved for the following projects: Project Modifications: Executive Director Report: Annual Report: Audit Committee Report: Financial Committee Report: Governance Committee Report: The re-adoption of the charters of all three committees was approved by the Board. The Board evaluated its own performance and the survey will be submitted to the Budget Office as required.  The resurvey results were positive.

Election of Officers New business: