The Economic Development Authority (EDA) is a public corporation empowered to undertake certain types of economic development projects. The EDA is the economic development arm of the City Council and handles all types of city economic development projects. Projects may include such activities as acquiring, developing, improving, and disposing of property, entering into contracts, and operating and maintaining public affairs.
The EDA meetings are the third Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. The EDA is comprised of four council members and three citizens. The length of term for the council members coincides with the term of office for council. The length of term for citizen members is six years.