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Missouri City/County Management Association
Professional Development Seminar
Reynolds Alumni Center
University of Missouri - Columbia
January 16-17, 2013
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. An early bird reception has been planned at The Heidelberg
410 S. 9th St., Columbia, MO 65201
on the evening of Wednesday, January 16
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 11:45
Dr. Gerald L. Gordon, President and CEO
Fairfax County, Economic
MAINSTREET AMERICA – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LESSONS
and regions are beginning to emerge from the worst recession in more than 75
years. The impacts from the macro-economic forces of recent years have been
different in every city across the country. Why have some been able to sustain
or even grow their local economies while others have experienced significant job
loss, disappointing reductions in the tax revenues that enable the provision of
public services, and unprecedented out-migration? And, what lessons can be
learned from the cities and regions that fared well that can be transferred to
other cities and their leaders?
12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
- Lunch and MCMA Business Meeting
1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Economic Development in Missouri:
Lessons Learned at the Local Level
Discussion of the successes and challenges of various
economic development projects from - retail to industrial - around the state of
Mark Perkins, City
Administrator, Creve Coeur and MCMA President
Brent Buerck, City Administrator,
Amy Hamilton, City Manager,
Kruitof, City Administrator, Branson
Troy Schulte, City Manager, Kansas City
for the workshop must be received by
January 14, 2013
Reynolds Alumni Center, University of
Missouri – Columbia; Great Room
Special parking arrangements are
being made for seminar participants.
Parking passes will be mailed to registered participants prior to the
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