Economic Development Council

Overview

The Economic Development Council works to retain, support, and collaborate with existing businesses while also recruiting new businesses that are inline with the city’s long-term strategic plan.

Established by Municipal Code Section 120.210.

Mem​bers

The Economic Development Council has a total of 14 members. The City appoints ten of the fourteen members. Four of the membership seats are standing positions appointed by:  Blue Springs School District, Central Jackson County Fire Protection District, Blue Springs Chamber of Commerce, and Downtown Alive!. One Council member will be assigned annually to serve as a non-voting liaison. 

Those members appointed by the Mayor shall be for terms of three years. Members appointed by other entities shall serve until the entity appoints a replacement.
 

Meetings

Meetings are held at 8 a.m. on the third Wednesday of even numbered months in the Training Room - 210, City Hall, 903 W. Main. 
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Board Members
Appointed
Term Expires
Rebecca Nace  - Chairman 2019 2020
Joey Zarillo - Vice Chairman 2019 2020
     
Members:    
Justin Beal 2017 2020
Drew Grossman 2019 2020
Kathy Hunter 2016 2020
James McCullough 2019 2020
David Meyer 2019 2020
Brett Miller 2018 2021
Rebecca Nace 2019 2020
Michael Scott 2019 2022
Taylor Warwick 2019 2021
Joey Zarrillo 2019 2020
Kirk Sampson - Blue Springs School District 2017  
Jeff Grote, Chief - Central Jackson County Fire Protection District 2017  
Lara Vermillion - Chamber of Commerce 2019  
Cindy Miller - Downtown Alive! 2016