• 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 - 2019

  • March 19, 2019               No Meeting      
  • June 18, 2019                    Agenda (PDF)   Minutes (PDF) 
  • September 17, 2019         
  • December 10, 2019    

Executive Committee - 2018

  • March 13, 2018                 No Meeting 
  • June 19, 2018                    No Meeting 
  • September 18, 2018         No Meeting 
  • December 11, 2018     No Meeting 

Executive Committee - 2017

  • March 14, 2017     Agenda (PDF) (No Quorum)
  • June 20, 2017 Agenda (PDF) (NO Quorum) 
  • September 19, 2017          Meeting Cancelled 
  • December 12, 2017 Agenda (PDF) Minutes (PDF) 

Executive Committee 2016:

  • March 22, 2016  Agenda (PDF) (No Quorum)
  • June 15, 2016   Agenda (PDF)   (NO Quorum) 
  • October 5, 2016  Agenda (PDF)  (No Quorum)
  • December 13, 2016  Minutes (PDF) Agenda (PDF) 


    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) 

     2019 Finance & Audit Committee Meetings:

    • February 20, 2019      Agenda (PDF)  No Quorum 
    • February 27, 2019      Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
    • March 21, 2019      Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
    • July 16, 2019              Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
    • August 22, 2019     Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 

     2018 Finance & Audit Committee Meetings:

     2017 Finance & Audit Committee Meetings:

    2016 Finance & Audit Committee Meetings:


    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) 

     2019 Governance Committee Meetings:

    • January 23, 2019 Minutes (PDF)  Agenda (PDF) 
    • March 20, 2019   Minutes (PDF)  Agenda (PDF) 

     2018 Governance Committee Meetings:

    2017 Governance Committee Meetings:
    • March 14, 2017   Agenda (PDF) (No Quorum)

    2016 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

      2019 Loan Committee Meetings:

    • Wednesday, January 9th               No Meeting 
    •  Wednesday, February 13th No Meeting 
    •  Wednesday, March 13th         No Meeting 
    •  Wednesday, April 10th  No Meeting 
    •  Wednesday, May 8th   Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
    •  Wednesday, June 12th No Meeting
    •  Wednesday, July 10th Agenda(PDF) Minutes(PDF)
    •  Wednesday, August 14th             
    •  Wednesday, September 11th
    •  Wednesday, October 9th      
    •  Wednesday, November 13th         
    • Wednesday, December 4th        

    2018 Loan Committee Meetings:

    • Wednesday, January 10th                  (Meeting Cancelled)
    •  Wednesday, February 14th Agenda (PDF)   Minutes (PDF) 
    •  Wednesday, March 14th      (Meeting Cancelled) 
    •  Wednesday, April 11th         (Meeting Cancelled) 
    •  Wednesday, May 9th Agenda (PDF)   Minutes (PDF) 
    •  Wednesday, June 13th Agenda (PDF)   (No Quorum)
    •  Wednesday, July 20th Agenda (PDF)   Minutes (PDF) 
    •  Wednesday, August 8th             (Meeting Cancelled)
    •  Wednesday, September 12th Agenda (PDF)   Minutes (PDF) 
    •  Wednesday, October 10th           (Meeting Cancelled)
    •  Wednesday, November 14th           (Meeting Cancelled) 
    • Wednesday, December 5th          (Meeting Cancelled)

    2017 Loan Committee Meetings:

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

    February                No Meeting 

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

    May 10, 2017  Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF)

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

    September 13, 2017  Agenda (PDF) Minutes (PDF) 

    November 8, 2017  Agenda (PDF) Minutes (PDF) 

    2016 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

    • February 7, 2019 Agenda (PDF) 
    • January 9, 2018   Agenda (PDF) 
    • January 11, 2017  Agenda (PDF) 
    • January 21, 2016   Agenda (PDF) 

    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.

      2019 Policy Committee Meetings: Meetings are held at 9:00 a.m. (New Time)

      • January 3, 2019 Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
      • February 7, 2019     Agenda  (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
      • March 7, 2019         Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF)
      • April 4, 2019             No Meeting 
      • May 2, 2019     No Meeting 
      • June 6, 2019 Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
      • July 11, 2019         Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF) 
      • August 1, 2019 Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF)         
      • September 5, 2019 Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF)  
      • October 3, 2019 Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF)  
      • November 7, 2019 Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF)  
      • December 5, 2019 Agenda (PDF)  Minutes (PDF)  

      2018 Policy Committee Meetings:  Meetings are held at 8:30 a.m. 

      2017 Policy Committee Meetings

      2016 Policy Committee Meetings