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File #: 11-313    Version: 1 Name: Appointment of Brian Taffora
Type: Appointment Status: Confirmed
File created: 6/28/2011 In control: Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
On agenda: Final action: 7/28/2011
Title: From the County Executive, appointing Mr. Brian Taffora to the position of Director of Economic Development for Milwaukee County.
Attachments: 1. REPORT, 2. ATTACHMENT, 3. Audio ECD 7/18/11, 4. CB resolution
Title
From the County Executive, appointing Mr. Brian Taffora to the position of Director of Economic Development for Milwaukee County.
 
Body
Subject to confirmation of your Honorable Body, I am pleased to appoint Mr. Brian Taffora to the position of Director of Economic Development for Milwaukee County.
 
Taffora has headed the council, a non-partisan business association, since 2009, working closely with major Wisconsin employers to create a business climate that encourages job growth and economic development. Taffora helped grow the Wisconsin Business Council from an initial 12 members to 40 businesses. The group has advocated policies aimed at securing Wisconsin's economic future and protecting its quality of life.
 
I have every confidence that Mr. Taffora will bring to Milwaukee County's economic development efforts the leadership and vision needed for Milwaukee County. I urge you to give this appointment your favorable consideration.
 
Sincerely,
 
 
Chris Abele
Milwaukee County Executive