The Business Advocacy Committee - Your Chamber: Working for YOU
Every business, no matter large or small, operates within a world of policy, regulations, laws, and long-range planning. The Business Advocacy Committee of the Pickerington Area Chamber is committed to reviewing, developing, and supporting issues that promote a positive, pro-active business environment. The Pickerington Area Chamber is the “Voice for Business” and our purpose is to work with our elected officials to establish regulations and policies that will affect the ability of a business to compete and continue to generate income and jobs that will improve the quality of life in the Pickerington region. We look forward to working with our local, state, and federal representatives on this agenda for stronger, sustainable economic growth – focusing on the success for employers. We thank you for your support and continued engagement in these important endeavors.
This committee is open to I Advocate Members and above. It meets monthly on the fourth Wednesday of the Month from 8:30-9:30 am. Register to receive meeting link.
NOVEMBER 2, 2021 GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION
PACC Public Policy Agenda 2021
Local Levy & Campaign Issues Endorsement Guidelines
To assist in reviewing and supporting issues that promote a positive, proactive business environment, the Pickerington Area Chamber Business Advocacy Committee has compiled these guidelines to help us determine which local levys and issues best fit with Our Mission and Vison Statements.
1. Agency may be asked to provide the following:
Financial information of previous three years, including (balance sheet, statement of changes in fund balance, statement of current funds revenue and expenditures)
Staffing levels of previous three years for all departments funded by the levy
Financial projections with and without passage of levy (number of additional services or continuation of services / loss of services, new hires / lay-offs, etc.)
Comparable date from two other communities and organizations of similar size and make up, if applicable.
2. Agency may also be asked to provide a specific plan for levy monies if passed. The plan should include (but is not limited to):
Decision making processes for discretionary funding
3. If additional information is necessary, a request will be made. The response should be submitted in writing by the requested due date for inclusion in the process.
1. All information must be provided to the Business Advocacy Committee as soon as possible but no later than 90 days prior to the election
2. Incomplete information may result in the inability to endorse the levy