Springfield Mayor Langfelder announces members of Economic Development Commission

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SPRINGFIELD - Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder has announced the names of seven individuals selected to serve on the new Economic Development Commission.

City officials say the new commission was created to advise the Springfield Office of Planning & Economic Development and Mayor Langfelder on TIF projects and areas.  Three of the members of the new commission will be "at-large" members, while the other four positions will represent construction, finance, real estate, and School District 186, respectively.

We've included the list of individuals assigned to this new commission below:

- Joe Bascio (School District 186 Representative)
- Karen Conn 
- William Furling III 
- Michelle Higginbotham (Real Estate)
- Michael Pittman 
- Brad Schaive (Construction)
- Mark Vance (Finance)

Members of the Economic Development Commission will meet monthly, starting in August.  For more information about the Office of Planning and Economic Development, visit http://www.springfield.il.us/OPED/FromTheDirector.aspx.

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