Economic Development Authority (EDA)


  • EDA meetings are held the fourth Thursday in January, March, May, July, September, and December at 6:00 p.m. The EDA conducts two types of meetings--formal meetings at which items are formally considered and action is taken and informal meetings in which topics are discussed, but no action is taken.
  • Apple Valley Municipal Center
    7100 147th St. W.
    Apple Valley, MN  55124


  • Tom Melander, President 
  • John Bergman
  • Tom Goodwin
  • Ruth Grendahl
  • Clint Hooppaw 
  • Kendell Johnson
  • Jodi Kurtz

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.

Most Recent Agenda | Archived Agenda Packets

Minutes are also available following approval.


View Video Archives of Recent City EDA Meetings

Commons 1 building in downtown area


The Economic Development Authority (EDA) works with land owners, businesses, developers, public agencies, and non-profit partners. The EDA encourages significant job development on the considerable acres of land available for medical, corporate, and financial service office development. Historically, business addition, retention and expansion has been a priority in our established and centrally located downtown. The EDA evaluates the use of tax increment financing resources to support economic development