EXECUTIVE ORDER No.2006 - 14

AMENDMENT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 2003-8
GOVERNOR’S COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS

WHEREAS, Section 1 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 vests the executive power of the State of Michigan in the Governor;

WHEREAS, Executive Order 2003-8 reestablished the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors;

WHEREAS, the organization of economic development functions within state government can benefit from regular review and periodic reorganization;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jennifer M. Granholm, Governor of the State of Michigan, by virtue of the power vested in the Governor by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and Michigan law order the following:

  1. Section I.A of Executive Order 2003-8 is amended to read as follows:

    "A. The Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors ("Council") is created as an advisory body within the Michigan Strategic Fund."

  2. Section I.C of Executive Order 2003-8 is amended to read as follows:

    "C. The Director of the Department of Labor and Economic Growth, the President of the Michigan Strategic Fund, and the State Treasurer shall serve as non-voting ex officio, members of the Council."

  3. Section III.A of Executive Order 2003-8 is amended to read as follows:

    "The President of the Michigan Strategic Fund shall serve as the Chairperson of the Council."

  4. Section III.C of Executive Order 2003-8 is amended to read as follows:

    "The Council shall be staffed by personnel from and be assisted by the Michigan Strategic Fund."

  5. Section III.I of Executive Order 2003-8 is amended to read as follows:

    "The Council may hire or retain such contractors, sub-contractors, advisors, consultants and agents, and may make and enter into contracts necessary or incidental to the exercise of the powers of the Council and the performance of its duties as the President of the Michigan Strategic Fund deems advisable and necessary, in accordance with any applicable statutes, rules, and procedures of the Civil Service Commission or the Department of Management and Budget."

  6. Section III.K of Executive Order 2003-8 is amended to read as follows:

    "Members of the Council shall refer all legal, legislative, and media contacts to the President of the Michigan Strategic Fund."

This Order is effective upon filing.

Given under my hand this 21st day of July, in the year of our Lord, two thousand and six.
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JENNIFER M. GRANHOLM
GOVERNOR

BY THE GOVERNOR:
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SECRETARY OF STATE