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Posted on: December 18, 2019

News from the Economic Development Authority

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The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County approved its 2020 meeting calendar at its December organizational meeting. The monthly EDA meetings will occur on the third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. Meetings are held in the main conference room of Building D at the County Government Complex located at 101 Mounts Bay Road.

Additionally, new officers were selected at the December EDA meeting. Vincent Campana III was appointed to serve as chair and Thomas Tingle will serve as vice-chair. Campana is a broker with Campana Waltz Real Estate and Tingle is the president of GuernseyTingle Architects.

The EDA bids farewell to Robin Bledsoe, president of B & D Capacity Builders. Bledsoe had served on the EDA since Nov. 2017. Bledsoe served as vice chair and chair of the EDA during her tenure. James City County sincerely thanks Bledsoe for her experience, knowledge and service to the EDA.

At a later date, the EDA will approve its 2020 meeting calendar for its Real Estate Committee. The calendar will be available online. The Real Estate Committee is a three-member subcommittee of the EDA.

The EDA is a seven-member volunteer board whose members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors and serve staggered four-year terms. The Authority’s mission is to assist and support James City County and the Office of Economic Development in fostering the development and expansion of a diversified and healthy base of primary businesses and industry to balance the tax base, increase job opportunities, enhance the quality of life in James City County and perform required statutory roles.

For more information about the EDA, please visit the Economic Development website.

Media Contact:
Christopher Johnson, Director of Economic Development
757-253-6607; christopher.johnson@jamescitycountyva.gov 

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