Pine Island’s EDA was established in 1993 and tasked with promoting the development of a strong, diversified and balanced economic base that would create a favorable business climate, create jobs and increase tax base for the City.
The EDA consists of a 7 Commissioner governing body appointed by City Council which include professionals representing a broad spectrum of business and industry.
The primary role of the EDA is to advocate for business and community development which will foster a strong and diversified economic base and high quality standard of living. The EDA provides assistance for businesses in the areas of start-up, expansion, acquisition, and retention.
The City of Pine Island is seeking a volunteer with business management experience to serve on the Economic Development Authority Board. Interested volunteers should either live in Pine Island or have experience with a Pine Island business. A letter of interest detailing your business management experience should be submitted to City Hall by Friday, July 30th, 2021. For more information, please visit our website www.pineislandeda.org or call the Economic Development Office at 507-356-8103.