| Business Retention & Development
| Health, Safety & Education
Infrastructure | Land
Use | Membership | Recreation
The purpose of the agriculture development
committee shall be to assist the agricultural community
in being progressive. The committee will seek out modern
skills, techniques, procedures and products to assist
farmers to be prosperous and profitable. Activities include
meetings, seminars and demonstrations of modern farming.
The committee shall always be aware of the needs of the
farmers and services needed to continue improvement of
our local agricultural businesses.
Chairperson: Mark Hardesty
RETENTION & DEVELOPMENT
The purpose of the business retention and development
committee shall be to stimulate local economic growth
by retaining and expanding existing establishments. This
committee shall attempt to increase the competitiveness
of existing firms by identifying their development problems
and helping develop plans to solve them. The committee
shall also seek new businesses and work with them to find
suitable locations within the community.
Chairperson: Tony Kaiser
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HEALTH, SAFETY &
The purpose of the health, safety and education committee
shall be to recognize the community's health and safety
as well as educational needs. Seek or create programs
that will service these needs. The committee shall assist
with programs such as daycare, preschool, job assistance,
and elderly care and health related issues.
Chairperson: Elaine Wolters
The purpose of the housing committee shall be to coordinate
efforts to provide suitable housing for existing residents,
elderly residents, and emerging young families. The committee
shall assist housing projects that will enable the community
to grow encouraging quality young and elderly people to
remain in the Marion community while maintaining good
housing for existing residents.
Chairperson: Bob Unrast
The purpose of the infrastructure
committee shall be to coordinate land use, water, and
waste water, management of utilities and building facilities
so that there may be orderly development of the community.
The committee shall work with federal, state, county,
and local government agencies, neighboring communities,
and other MCDO committees to develop a strategic plan
that will encompass the future needs of the community.
Chairperson: Jeff Schwieterman
The purpose of the land use committee
shall be to strategically plan the use of available land
for the community's immediate and future needs. The committee
shall assess the community needs, formulate and present
alternative land use plans to the community, help the
community choose a plan that best fulfills its needs,
and assist the implementation of the accepted plan.
Chairperson: John Bruns
The purpose of the membership and
promotion committee shall be to promote the organization
and maintain and solicit memberships. Other activities
shall include: issuing news releases, creating and distributing
promotional materials, documenting and archiving the organization's
history and progress, and recognizing achievements of
Chairperson: Bob Dippold
The purpose of the recreation
committee shall be to seek new recreational opportunities
for the people in the community. The committee shall coordinate
efforts to provide a balance of activities for the age
groups that include infants, preschool children, students,
young adults, adults, and senior citizens.
Chairperson: Kirk Stucke