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File #: 22-702   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: OFFICE OF ECONOMIC AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE one-year extension to the duration of the job creation schedule for Project Boost, a project previously recommended for approval by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners on November 18, 2014 (Item No. 3) as a qualified applicant for participation in the State of Florida Qualified Targeted Industry Tax Refund Program ("QTI"); and authorize the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary actions to effectuate the extension.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Sandy-Michael McDonald
Department: Economic and Small Business Development

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO APPROVE one-year extension to the duration of the job creation schedule for Project Boost, a project previously recommended for approval by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners on November 18, 2014 (Item No. 3) as a qualified applicant for participation in the State of Florida Qualified Targeted Industry Tax Refund Program ("QTI"); and authorize the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary actions to effectuate the extension.

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Why Action is Necessary
A. Board approval of requests for County participation in economic business development incentive programs is required pursuant to Broward County Administrative Code, Section 19.37.1.

What Action Accomplishes
This action responds to the request of Project Boost to provide a one-year extension to the job creation schedule (with no increase to the amount of monetary local financial support or decrease in the total number of jobs to be created) for Project Boost, which was previously recommended for approval by the Board on November 18, 2014 (Item No. 3) as a qualified applicant for participation in the QTI Program.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
Project Boost was recommended for approval by the Board on November 18, 2014 (Item No. 3) as a qualified applicant for participation in the QTI Program.

Summary Explanation/Background
THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT RECOMMENDS APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION

The above motion supports the Board's Value of "Ensuring economic opportunities for Broward's diverse population and businesses" and the Board's Goal to "Attract and retain all types of business, especially high wage industries that offer employee benefits, through partnerships with the Alliance, chambers of commerce, colleges and univers...

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