SIED Board

VOLUNTEER MEMBER BEING SOUGHT

FOR THE SIED BOARD IN YAKIMA COUNTY

Contact:    Joe Schmitt, Economic Development Manager, Yakima County Development Association

         Joe@YCDA.com

        (509) 575-1140

        Cell:  509-594-2949

YAKIMA – Yakima County Commissioners are inviting applications from interested citizens wishing to serve on the following volunteer board in Yakima County:

 

Supporting Investments in Economic Development (SIED) Board  

Yakima County's Supporting Investment in Economic Development (SIED) program is the result of 1997 state legislation to help remedy distress in rural areas. SIED awards grants and loans to finance public infrastructure such as access roads, rail lines, sewer and water extensions, or other public works to support private investment and job creation.

The SIED Board is responsible for reviewing applications and making funding recommendations to the Board of Yakima County Commissioners. More information on the program can be found at: ChooseYakimaValley.com/SIED.

Applications are available on the Commissioner’s Webpage:  http://www.yakimacounty.us/793/Forms   

Or at the Yakima County Commissioners Office:  128 N. 2nd Street, Room 232, Yakima WA 98901. Applications will be accepted until Friday, February 21, 2020 by 4:00 pm.


Members
  • Dirk Bernd
    • December 31, 2020
  • Gary Clark
    •  December 31, 2020
  • Norm Childress
    • December 31, 2020
  • Bill Huibregtse
    • December 31, 2020
  • David Kearby
    • December 31, 2020
  • Jerry Kobes
    • December 31, 2020
  • Jim Sewell
    • December 31, 2022

Responsibilities

SIED funding is the result of 1997 state legislation to help remedy distress in rural areas.  Since 1999 Yakima County's SIED program has invested over $49 million in local infrastructure projects (road, water, sewer) throughout Yakima County.  Companies supported by SIED have invested over $200 million in new facilities and created over 1600 new jobs.