At the Board of Directors meeting on June 7, 2013, authorization to circulate the Proposal to Eliminate the Public Entity Participation Fee for review and comment was approved. All comments received by September 19th will be included in the October Board of Director’s agenda.
Public entity members are charged a ½ percent participation fee in 7 out of the EIA’s 10 major programs. The EIA Board of Directors will consider eliminating this participation fee in all programs at their October 4, 2013 meeting, effective for all 2014/15 program years.
The Proposal includes background information, fiscal impact, rationale for the recommendation, and details regarding this process.
We encourage members to post their comments in support or opposition to this proposal on the Blog. By posting your comments in this manner the entire membership can view the activity taking place and allows for better discussion regarding either view.
Commenting is easy (no login required), simply complete the “Post your Comment” form on this posting. The comment form supports a significant amount of characters (5k+). If you experience any difficulty or need additional assistance please contact Gina Scott.
As always, we welcome comments and questions via e-mail/phone as well. Please contact Mike Fleming at 916-850-7300.