|Contact: Megan Hill
|Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces July 20 Meeting|
|BOISE, Idaho—July 13, 2017—The Idaho Economic Advisory Council (EAC) will meet on Thursday, July 20, 2017 in the North Idaho College Edminster Student Union Building – 1000 W. Garden Avenue, Coeur d’Alene in the Driftwood Bay Room #118. The council will review Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Tax Reimbursement Incentive (TRI) applications, hear program updates, and tour block grant funded projects in Region 1.
The TRI application review will be held in Executive Session as a result of the proprietary company information that will be discussed, per Idaho Code 67-2345(1)(d) “to review records and information exempt from public disclosure under Idaho Code 9-340D(6) and 67-4708.” Upon approval by EAC, the TRI awards would be announced in coordination with the company’s announcement timeline.
View the full agenda here.
The Idaho Economic Advisory Council advises the Governor and the Idaho Department of Commerce on goals and objectives that further economic development within the state. The council makes recommendations to the Governor on applications for block grant funding and reviews industrial revenue bond allocations. Additionally, council members advise their regions on economic development opportunities and represent their interests to state government.
Beginning July 1, 2014, the Economic Advisory Council also gained statutory oversight authority for the new Idaho Tax Reimbursement Incentive. The council reviews and grants final approval for refundable credits on income, sales and payroll taxes of up to 30 percent for up to 15 years to qualifying new or expanding Idaho businesses.
For the full list of Idaho Commerce’s Economic Advisory Council members, click here.
To learn more about the Idaho Tax Reimbursement Incentive, click here.