NEWS RELEASE


August 24, 2009
For Additional Information:
Robert Simison, Meridian Mayor’s Office
(208) 489-0530



Meridian Development Corporation Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy


Meridian, ID – (August 24, 2009)  – The Meridian Development Corporation (MDC), the independent agency leading downtown Meridian’s urban renewal efforts, is seeking to fill a vacancy on its Board of Commissioners.


The MDC is governed by a seven-member board. Members of the Board are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by a majority vote of the Meridian City Council. Commissioners serve three-year terms and meet the second Wednesday of each month, at 7:30 a.m., at Meridian City Hall.


This position is to fill a recent vacancy, and the new member will be appointed to serve through August 2010.


Anyone interested in being considered for this position should express their interest in writing and send it along with their resume to: Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd, Meridian City Hall, 33 E. Broadway Avenue, Meridian, ID 83642.


All letters of interest and resumes must be received by Friday, September 4, at 5:00 p.m.  


For more information about the MDC, please visit its web site at www.meridiandevelopmentcorp.com or contact MDC Administrator Shaun Wardle at 863-4160.


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The City of Meridian is located at the center of the Treasure Valley in southwest Idaho, minutes from the State Capitol. Founded as a farming community in 1893 and incorporated as a city in 1903, Meridian is now one of Idaho’s largest and fastest growing communities. As the home to many young families, Meridian is a vibrant community whose mission is to be a premier city to live, work and raise a family. For more information about Meridian, visit www.meridiancity.org.