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JGI Agreement - East Cape Skiffs
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Last Updated: 2015/12/1
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City of DeBary

Subject:  Approval of Jobs Growth Incentive Agreement with East Cape Skiffs
From: Roger Van Auker, TOD Marketing Director
Meeting/Hearing Date:  December 2, 2015

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(X)  Supporting Documents/Contracts


East Cape Skiffs is a company which specializes custom made skiffs for all aspects of the inshore fishery.  

It is anticipated that by the end of their second year a total of eight (8) new positions will be added with an annual salary range of $ 37,677.00.                     

Background Discussion

The Jobs Growth Incentive Program was enacted by Ordinance #13-98.  The Ordinance provides for incentives to entice and assist companies with relocating to the City of DeBary.  East Cape Skiffs will locate its business operations in the City of DeBary and lease a building at 901 S. US Hwy. 17-92.

The Company will:

1.  Locate at least twenty (20) employees with an average salary of $ 37,000.00.
2.  Add up to eight (8) new employees within the first two (2) years of continued operations with an average salary of $ 38,000.00.
3.  New permanent jobs created will be for a minimum duration of two (2) years.
4.  East Cape Skiffs is investing approximately $ 400,000.00 for start-up and other related costs.

The City of DeBary has made an incentive offer that could total up to $ 10,200.00.  The following incentive was offered to assist East Cape Skiffs in offsetting the cost of locating to the City of DeBary.

1.  $ 350.00 for each employee relocated to the City of DeBary.  The job creation grant would total $ 7,000.00 for the first twenty (20) employees East Cape Skiffs would relocate.
2.  $ 400.00 for up to a maximum of eight (8) additional employees hired within the first 2 years of operation.  This equates to a maximum of $ 3,200.00 for the eight (8) additional employees.

Recommended Motion

Approve the Jobs Growth Incentive Agreement with East Cape Skiffs to relocate their offices to the City of DeBary in an amount not to exceed $ 10,200.00.

City Council Action:
(   )  Approved As Recommended
(   )  Approved With Modification
(   )  Disapproved
(   )  Continued Date:

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