The City of Newburgh is seeking volunteers to serve on the Industrial Development Agency (IDA). Interested individuals must apply by July 21, 2023.
The mission of the IDA is to help attract and contribute to Newburgh’s job opportunities, a diverse and net positive tax base to provide long term economic prosperity and sustainability and advance the general welfare and standard of living for the city and its residents through the promotion, development, encouragement, and assistance of industrial, manufacturing, warehousing, commercial, technology, tourism initiatives, and recreational facilities, utilizing Green practices and adaptive re-use where available.
The IDA meets in-person approximately once a month, with specific meeting times determined by member availability, at Council Chambers, 83 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550. Appointment to the IDA is by the City Council. Appointed members of the Board shall continue to serve until a successor is appointed.
City of Newburgh residency is a requirement to join. Interested individuals may submit an application online here: https://cityofnewburgh.seamlessdocs.com/f/BoardApplication.
Paper copies of the application are available in the office of the City Clerk at 83 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550. Applicants may submit a letter of intent in lieu of an application. The letter of intent must contain answers to the questions found in the application available online or in the office of the City Clerk.
All applications not completed and submitted online through the City’s website and all letters of intent must be returned via regular mail or by hand delivery to the City of Newburgh Executive Office, attn: City Manager, 83 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550 or via e-mail to Boards@cityofnewburgh-ny.gov