Board of Directors

Recent Board Meeting Materials

Click here to view the new, 2019 Isothermal Regional Commission Legislative Issues List which will be presented by the Board of Directors at the Second Annual Isothermal Regional Legislative Gathering. 

Upcoming Board Meeting

The meeting of the IPDC Board of Directors Executive Committee, originally scheduled for Thursday, February 14, 2019 has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held at:

IPDC Rutherfordton Office
111 West Court Street
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Recent Board Meetings

Agenda (Click Here) – Executive Committee Board of Directors – 11/15/18

Memo – Recap from the 11/15/18 Executive Committee Meeting

Current Board Member Name and Organization

Board Actions and Background:

  1. Revisions to the Commission Budget; IPDC Received monies from WIOA to finish work on the advanced Manufacturing Career Pathways Programs
  2. Approved the Slate of Officers and Executive Committee of IPDC
  3. Resolution in Support of Cleveland County becoming an ARC County
  4. Resolution in Support of several legislative actions regarding Technical Assistance Funds for COGS in the areas of Water Resource Planning, Broadband Planning and Housing Authorities.
  5. Resolution in Support of the preservation of and monies to several Federal Government Programs that assist and have assisted the membership governments of the IPDC in the areas of the Appalachian Regional Commission, Economic Development Administration, WIOA which include monies for dislocated workers and workforce training, the USDA’s Rural Development Division, and Community Development Block Grants which include investments in utilities, housing, downtown redevelopment and industrial development for our membership governments.

2018 Regional Legislative Issues for the Isothermal Region

The Isothermal Regional Commission Board of Directors recently developed a list of 2018 Regional Legislative Issues for the Isothermal Region.  The list was presented to members and elected officials at the Inaugural Isothermal Legislative Gathering on January 22nd at the Tryon International Equestrian Center.  Click here to view the list and our message to our State and Federal elected officials.

Building Space Needs, Utilization & Space Reuse Study

Throughout the Fall of 2017, IPDC conducted a study of its space needs at its headquarters in Rutherfordton.  The results were finalized in December, 2017 and were discussed at the January 9th, 2018 meeting of the Board of Directors.  The Board of Directors will continue the building needs discussion at future meetings.  Building Space Needs, Utilization, & Space Reuse Study.

Other Board of Director Documents

Nominating Committee Report – Executive Committee Nominations

IPDC Board Support Resolution Cleveland County

IPDC Resolution for Federal Program Support

IPDC Support Resolution for Legislative Matter

NADO Legislative Priorities

NC ARCOG 2017 Legislative Priorities & Federal Agenda