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)