Southwest Idaho Legislative-Business Summit

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:30am
Location: 

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Southwest Idaho Legislative-Business Summit

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

West Ada School District Headquarters

1303 E. Central Dr., Meridian

(North of Interstate at Locust Grove)

 

  9:00 a.m.       Arrival and Welcome Remarks:

                           Tom Mortell, Partner, Hawley Troxell

                            Executive Committee, Boise Metro Chamber

 

  9:15 a.m.       Report on the Idaho State Legislature; 2017 Session, 2018 Session:

                            John Watts, Idaho Chamber Alliance, Veritas Advisors

 

  9:30 a.m.       Major Legislative Issue; Recommendations from the Governor’s Workforce Development Task Force:

                            Brian Whitlock, Co-Chair of the Workforce Development Task Force

                                       President/CEO, Idaho Hospital Association

                            Dwight Johnson, Administrator, Division of Career Technical Education           

                                     

10:00 a.m.       Valley Business Leaders-“What’s Important to Our Business”         

                            Unemployment Insurance Tax Rate-Sylvia Hampel, Clearview Cleaning

                            Data Center Equipment Exemption-Matt Klinger, President, Fiberpipe

                            Transportation, Liquor Licenses- Hugh Crawford, General Manager, the Village at Meridian                   

                            Tax Reimbursement Incentive, Steve Fultz, Caldwell Economic Development for

                                        Gayle Manufacturing Company 

                            Short-Term Rentals, Veronica Deis-Moritz, Vacasa  

             

11:00 a.m.       Question & Answer Session-Legislator Questions for Business Leaders:

                            Moderator-John Watts, Idaho Chamber Alliance, Veritas Advisors

 

11:30 a.m.       Adjournment:

                            Tom Mortell, Partner, Hawley Troxell

                            Executive Committee, Boise Metro Chamber