Purpose

Formed in 1986, the mission of the Economic Development Authority is to promote and assist industrial and commercial development and redevelopment in the City of Moorhead.  Through the creation of meaningful employment opportunities, retention and expansion of existing businesses, cultivation of new business, and strengthening of the industrial base in the City, we continue to grow and prosper as a vibrant community.

The Board

The Economic Development Authority is comprised of a volunteer Board of Commissioners appointed by the Mayor and City Council. Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 11:45 a.m. in the Council Chambers (1st Floor) at City Hall.

Membership
At-Large: 3
Ward 1: 1
Ward 2: 1
Ward 3: 1
Ward 4: 1
Moorhead Business Association: 1
Moorhead Public Service: 1
Council: 2

Board Info
Term length: 3 years
Term limit: 2 terms
Meetings: monthly

Contact
Staff Liaison: Amy Thorpe, Economic Development Program Administrator
Phone: 218.299.5442
Email

Related Documents
Detailed Member Report

Current Members

Mayor Carlson determines Council Member Committee assignments.

Name Representing
Alexandre Cyusa At Large
Michael Burns At Large
Jeff Schaumann At Large
Deb White Council
Laura Caroon Council
James Hand MBA
Joel Paulsen MPS
Roberta Solien Ward 1
Nate Anderson Ward 2
Chad Cota Ward 3
Abdullahi Abdi Ali Ward 4
Agenda & Minutes
Meeting Date Agenda Minutes Video
August 30,
2021 11:45 am
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August 2,
2021 11:45 am
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June 28,
2021 11:45 am
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June 7,
2021 11:45 am
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May 3,
2021 11:45 am
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April 12,
2021 11:45 am
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March 1,
2021 11:45 am
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February 1,
2021 11:45 am
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January 4,
2021 11:45 am
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December 7,
2020 11:45 am
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