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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Macon County EDC November 2011 Meeting




The Macon County EDV met on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 and heard a series of reports from the new EDC Director Tommy Jenkins. It sounds like he has hit the ground running and takes his position very seriously.


A reporter from The Franklin Press and myself were the only members of the media present at this meeting.


Here is the video I took of the meeting and associated meeting documents that were shared by the new EDC Director:




Macon County Economic Development Commission

Meeting Agenda

November 15, 2011 - 5.30pm

Southwestern Community College - Macon Campus


  1. Call to Order - Chairman Shatley
  2. Recognition of Guests - Chairman Shatley
  3. Approval of Minutes - Chairman Shatley
  4. Introduction and Remarks - Chairman Shatley/Tommy Jenkins
  5. INtroduction and Remarks - NC Department of Commerce Economic Developer (Bryson City Office) - Chairman Shatley/Jennifer Hogsed
  6. Introduction and Remarks - SCC Business and Industry Coordinator (Macon County) - Chairman Shatley/Tommy Dennison
  7. EDC Director Report - Tommy Jenkins
  8. 2012 EDC Meeting Schedule - Tommy Jenkins
  9. 2012 EDC Retreat - Tommy Jenkins
  10. Other Business
  11. Adjourn


Here is the the onformational packet from the meeting:

Macon County EDC 11-15-2011 Press Packet



The next meeting will be in January, although there is an informational update on local Fiber Optic availability planned for December 1st at SCC that I am planning to attend.









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