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Openings on Pasco’s Jobs and Economic Opportunities Committee

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on January 3, 2018

Agriculture, finance/banking and real estate professionals Sought

The Jobs and Economic Opportunities Committee (JEOC) is looking for new volunteer members to participate in the committee that oversees the use of the Jobs and Economic Opportunities Trust Fund (JEOTF) portion of Penny for Pasco.

Pasco County residents first passed the Penny for Pasco local government infrastructure surtax in 2004 to pay for county, city and School Board improvements.  The JEOTF portion is estimated to generate over $50 million in revenue for target industry job creation and economic development projects designed to improve the local economy.

Anyone interested in serving on the JEOC is asked to submit a letter of interest and resume to: [email protected].

Applications are being accepted through January 31, 2018. 

The Committee meets, at minimum, on a quarterly basis and presents annual updates to the BCC.  Each member of the committee serves a two-year term.

Responsibilities of JEOC members include ensuring Penny for Pasco spending meets the requirements to promote projects for job creation and economic growth.  The Committee consists of nine members, appointed by the Board of County Commissioners (BCC), representing diverse knowledge and expertise from each of the following areas: manufacturing, finance/banking, agriculture, real estate, and other private industry.

For more information about the Jobs and Economic Opportunities Committee, including members and meeting information, click on the following links:

JEOC Information & Members

Committee Meetings Information: Agenda and Minutes