• The Erie County Industrial Development Agency (ECIDA), Buffalo & Erie County Regional Development Corporation (RDC) and the Buffalo & Erie County Industrial Land Development Corporation (ILDC) have established several committees to assist the Board of Directors and Members in fulfilling their various fiduciary and administrative responsibilities:

Compensation Committee: 

The Compensation Committee was established in 2011 to review and study the compensation and performance based pay programs for the Erie County Industrial Development Agency.

 

Executive Committee - 2017

  • March 14, 2017     Notice/Agenda (PDF) (No Quorum)
  • June 20, 2017 Notice/Agenda (PDF) (NO Quorum) 
  • September 19, 2017
  • December 19, 2017

Executive Committee 2016:

Executive Committee 2015:

The Executive Committee functions as a steering committee for the ECIDA/RDC

    Finance & Audit Committee:

    The Finance & Audit Committee was established to provide assistance to ECIDA Board members in fulfilling their fiduciary responsibilities relating to accounting, reporting and regulatory practices. Each member of the Finance & Audit Committee must be an independent member as defined by the Public Authorities Law.

    Finance & Audit Committee Charter (PDF) 

     

     2017 Finance & Audit Committee Meeting

    2016 Finance & Audit Committee

    2015 Finance & Audit Committee

    Governance Committee:

    The Governance committee was established in 2006 in response to the Public Authorities Law. The Governance Committee is responsible for keeping the Board informed of current best governance practices, reviewing corporate governance trends, updating the ECIDA's corporate governance principles and advising those responsible for appointing Board members of the skills and experience required of potential Board members. Each member of the Governance Committee must be an independent member as defined by the Public Authorities Law.

    Governance Committee Charter (PDF) 

     

     2017 Governance Committee Meetings:

    2016 Governance Committee Meetings:

    2015 Governance Committee Meetings:

     

    Investment Review Committee:

    The Investment Review Committee was established to review and approve venture loan and/or venture investments of up to $250,000.  The Investment Review Committee also reviews venture loan and/or venture investments exceeding $250,000 and issues recommendations to the Board of Directors or Members.  The Investment Review Committee also periodically reviews existing venture loan and venture investments. 

    Loan Committee:

    The Loan Committee was established to review and approve loan applications for loans of up to $350,000.  The Loan Committee also reviews loan applications for loans exceeding $350,000 and issues recommendations to the Board of Directors.

    * Meeting agenda and meeting minutes do not disclose certain records protected from disclosure under Section 87(2) of the New York Freedom of Information Law

     2017 Loan Committee Meetings:

    January 11, 2017  Notice/Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 

    March 8, 2017  Notice/Agenda (PDF) Minutes (PDF) 

    May 10, 2017  Notice./Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF)

    June 14, 2017  Notice/Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 

    2016 Loan Committee Meetings:

    2015 Loan Committee Meetings:

     

    Loan Write-Off Committee:

    The Loan Write-Off Committee was established to review delinquent accounts and makes appropriate determinations regarding loan loss reserves and/or loan write offs.

    * Meeting Minutes are not available because they contain records protected from disclosure under Section 87(2) of the New York Freedom of Information Law

    Nominating Committee:

    The Nominating Committee was established to nominate candidates for various offices including Chair and Vice-Chair. The Committee also nominates candidates to serve on the corporation's various committees.

      Nominating Committee Meetings 

       

      Policy Committee:

      The Policy Committee was established to propose policy guidelines and policy statements appropriate to the ECIDA and its mission. In addition, the Policy Committee has the power to call for such reports and documents as it deems necessary to properly monitor the corporation's operations.

      2017 Policy Committee Meetings

      • January 5, 2017  Notice/Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
      • February 2, 2017 Notice/Agenda (PDF) Minutes (PDF) 
      • March 9, 2017   Notice/Agenda  (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
      • April 6, 2017     Notice/Agenda  (PDF)  Minutes (PDF)  Additional Documents (PDF) 
      • May 4, 2017      Notice/Agenda  (PDF)  No Quorum
      • June 1, 2017       Notice/Agenda  (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
      • July 1, 2017       Notice/Agenda  (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
      • August 3, 2017 Notice/Agenda  (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
      • September 7, 2017  Notice/Agenda  (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
      • October 5, 2017     Notice/Agenda  (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
      • November 2, 2017 Notice/Agenda  (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
      • December 7, 2017 Notice/Agenda  (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 

      2016 Policy Committee Meetings

       

           2015 Policy Committee Meetings