About the  Kanabec County EDA

About the EDA
The Kanabec County Economic Development Authority (EDA) was established in 2015, per Minnesota Statutes, Sections 469.090 to 469.108 of the Act and the powers of a housing and redevelopment authority under Sections 469.001 to 469.047.  The EDA became active in November 2016 when its first staff person was hired. 

The purpose of the EDA is to encourage and promote commercial and industrial growth and development, housing, and redevelopment for Kanabec County, Minnesota.  The following nine EDA members were appointed by the Kanabec County Board of Commissioners.

 EDA Member   Role per EDA Bylaws  Term Ends
 Gene Anderson    County Commissioner  1/4/2021
 Ivan Black  City Representative  1/3/2022
 Wayne Davis  At-large Representative  1/3/2026
 Kathi Ellis  County Commissioner/County HRA    1/4/2021
 Lisa Holcomb, Secretary  Township Elected Official  1/3/2022
 Dan Johnson  At-large Representative  1/4/2021
 Lonnie Ness, Chair  At-large Representative  1/3/2026
 Jerry Tvedt, Vice Chair  Electric Utility Representative  1/3/2026
 Sara Treiber, Treasurer  City Representative  1/3/2022

Meeting Time & Location 
Kanabec County EDA meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 3:30pm.  EDA meetings are held at the Kanabec County Courthouse located at 18 North Vine Street, Mora, MN  55051.   EDA meetings are held in basement meeting room #3 and are also available via Webex until further notice.  All EDA meetings are open to the public.  For the access code and password to attend EDA meetings via Webex, please contact Heidi Steinmetz at 320-209-5031 or 320-515-1674.

EDA Annual Reports (coming soon)