November 15, 2011

For Additional Information:

Shelly Houston, Meridian Mayor’s Office

(208) 489-0531


Meridian Development Corporation Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy


Meridian, ID – (November 15, 2011) – The City of Meridian is seeking to fill a vacancy on the Meridian Development Corporation’s (MDC) its Board of Commissioners.  The MDC is an independent agency leading downtown Meridian’s urban renewal efforts and is governed by a nine-member board.


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 for this vacant position must be received by Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at 5:00 p.m.


The new member of the Board will be appointed by the Mayor to serve through September 14, 2012 once confirmed by a majority vote of the Meridian City Council.  The MDC Board of Commissioners meets the second Wednesday of each month, at 7:30 a.m., and the fourth Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m., at Meridian City Hall.


For more information about the MDC, please visit its web site at


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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 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 and was selected in 2010 by Family Circle Magazine as one of their Top 10 Best Cities for Families, by Money Magazine as one of its 100 Best Places to Live, and by America’s Promise Alliance and ING as one of the nation’s 100 Best Communities for Young People.  For more information about Meridian, visit