Economic Development Authority (EDA)
Jon Thomsen - Housing Director
The Becker County Economic Development Authority (EDA) was formed in May 1997,
via an enabling County resolution and State legislation. The Authority is
governed by a board of seven members appointed by the Becker County Board. The
Authority has all the powers, rights, duties and obligations conferred by Minn.
Stat. 469.090.1081 to promote and provide incentives for economic development.
In 1999, the County Board transferred the Housing and Redevelopment Authority
into the EDA bringing with it Section 8 and Public Housing programs and funds.
Enhance the quality of life by developing and promoting housing and economic