Economic development for the City of Plainview is facilitated by the Plainview Economic Development Authority (EDA).  The EDA was established  in 1989 by the City Council pursuant to the provisions of Minnesota Statutes Chapter 469.  The EDA is both a public body and separate legal entity, and combines the powers of the Economic Development Act, Housing Act, Development Act, Industrial Bond Act, Housing Bond Act and Tax Increment Act.

The purpose of the EDA is to support and promote economic development, housing, and redevelopment programs and activities within the corporate boundaries of the City of Plainview.

Membership on the EDA Board of Commissioners consists of two City Council Members appointed by the Mayor for one or two-year terms, and five community members, also appointed by the Council, who then serve six-year terms.  Board of Commissioner meetings are held bi-monthly.


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