Economic Development Authority

Members


  • Robert Dew, Chair
  • Dave Szczepanski, Vice-Chair
  • Rich McNamara, Treasurer


  • Mike Kuehn, Mayor
  • Terry Furlong, City Council
  • Bill Fairbanks, Member
  • Tom Schifsky, Member

Duties & Responsibilities


The Economic Development Authority (EDA) works in concert with the City Council to achieve a shared vision of building a strong, adaptive local economy, and has the following tasks:

  • Set a strategic vision for economic development as framed in the Comprehensive Plan (PDF)
  • Define and guide a tactical economic development agenda
  • Brand and market our City to internal and external audiences
  • Retain and expand current businesses
  • Attract new businesses and consumers to North St. Paul
  • Strengthen existing businesses with local and regional resources, training and support

    The Redevelopment Master Plan was created through a collaborative effort involving the Economic Development Authority (EDA), Planning Commission, and the City Council.