Economic Development

The Economic Development Board advises and assists in the preparation of economic development plans and strategies, in the development of economic development initiatives and proposals, and in the implementation of specific economic development projects and programs to promote the growth and development of existing local businesses, new businesses, and businesses interested in locating in the city. In particular, the economic development board is responsible for coordinating and approving industrial development projects for financing by means of industrial revenue bonds.

Board Members
Richard Pantano, Chair
Tatiana Bougdaeva, Member
Timothy A.M. Fraser, Member
Joseph Fuchs, Member
Staff Contacts
If a resident has any inquiries for the Economic Development Board, please reach out to the staff contact listed below.
John DePriest, Director of Permitting & Land Use Planning

Additional Information
Agendas & Minutes