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Capital Region Economic Development Council to Hold Public Meeting at RPI on Monday, December 10

(December 06, 2012)

Capital Region Economic Development Council to Hold Public Meeting at RPI on Monday, December 10

The Capital Region Economic Development Council (CREDC) will hold its next meeting on Monday, December 10 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Co-chaired by Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, president of Rensselaer and James Barba, Albany Medical Center’s president and CEO, the group will meet to discuss ongoing council activities and review the CREDC’s 2012 Progress Report presented to the Strategic Implementation Assessment Team (SIAT) in October.

The meeting will include updates from the CREDC workgroups, including: Project Metrics & Monitoring; Project Pipeline; Strategic Plan Advancement & Implementation; and Public Engagement.

The public portion of the meeting begins at 4 p.m. and the meeting will also include an opportunity for area business, labor, education, and community leaders and other interested citizens to ask questions and provide the council with feedback related to the Strategic Plan, CFA process and Progress Report. The council also will accept written testimony at the meeting.

The meeting will be held on the RPI campus, East Campus Athletic Village (ECAV) gymnasium, in Troy. The ECAV is building #89 on the campus map, which can be accessed by going to the following link: http://www.rpi.edu/tour/zoomify/index.html. Parking is available in the Field House lots next to the facility.

The Capital Region Economic Development Council is one of ten regional councils across New York that serves as a single point of contact for economic activity in the region, which includes Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington counties.

To learn more about the CREDC activities and to view the Capital Region’s Strategic Plan and Progress Report, visit http://regionalcouncils.ny.gov/content/capital-region. To learn more about each regional council and their economic development plans, visit www.regionalcouncils.ny.gov. For information on how the New New York is working for business, please visit www.thenewny.com.

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