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Commerce and Industry Association Minutes

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MINUTES

Commerce and Industry Association

Special Meeting

Tuesday, March 21, 2000

Location: City Hall Meeting rooms

317 S. Main Street - Jefferson

8:15 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

Attending: Brawders, Jaschob, Lewis, Schornack and van Lieshout. Staff: Olsen. Interested Party: John Foust.

1. Call to Order Called to order at 8:15 a.m. by President van Lieshout.

2. Approval of Minutes

Motion (Schornack/Lewis) to approve minutes of February 8, 2000 meeting. MOTION CARRIED

3. Election for Officers for 2000

Motion (Brawders/Jaschob) to elect Lewis as president, Christian as vice-president, Olsen and secretary/treasurer. MOTION CARRIED

4. CIA Audit

Discussed the sequence of events leading to a CIA audit. Will discuss this at our next regularly scheduled CIA meeting in May.

5. Highway 26 Bypass

Discussed history of bypass project.

Discussed the need for a bypass and the positive impact it would have on Jefferson. General consensus was that a bypass through the city would not benefit the city.

It was reported there is an organized group opposing the bypass which has circulated petitions against a bypass.

Discussed the need to support a bypass but not to select a preferred route at this point in time.

Motion (van Lieshout/Brawders) to direct CIA Executive Director Olsen to support the bypass and to generate community support for a bypass. MOTION CARRIED

6. Adjourn Meeting adjourned at 5:35 p.m.

TENTATIVE NEXT MEETING:

Tuesday, May 23, 2000 at 4:30 p.m. in the city hall meeting rooms