||City Commission Proceeding No. 30118 (Ord. 76-26, Mar. 30, 1976); City Commission Proceeding No. 32114 (Ord. 77-54, Oct. 18, 1977) MSA 5.3520 et. seq.|
MCLA 125.1601 et. seq.
The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) assists enterprises in locating or expanding in the City of Grand Rapids by establishing project areas and providing financing and other assistance for both industrial development and some non-profit projects. The goal of the EDC is to alleviate and prevent unemployment and to strengthen and revitalize the City and State economy. The EDC consists of nine (9) members who are business-oriented citizens with the ability to analyze economic development projects. In addition, two (2) directors for each proposed project serve in matters affecting that project district only. The EDC also serves as the Board of the Brownfield Redevelopment Finance Authority (BRFA).
||Members are appointed by the Mayor with the advise and approval of the City Commission on the first Monday in January.|
||Each member's term is for six (6) years. Membership is subject to the Service Limitation Policy.|
The Boards meets on the 9th Floor of City Hall, Room 901, on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 a.m.
EDC Current Annual Meeting Schedule
BRFA Current Annual Meeting Schedule
EDC and BRFA Meeting Agenda and Minutes
||Kara Wood, Economic Development Director, 456-3196|
Current members & term end