Economic Development Authority

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.

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Current Economic Development Authority


Dan Tveite - President
Phone: 763.670.2901  • Term Expires: 12/31/18


Nate Ovall 
Phone: 763.221.2296  • Term Expires: 12/31/21


Jerry Olsen
Phone:  763.241.9396  • Term Expires: 12/31/19


Jennifer Wagner
Phone: 612.741.1619 • Term Expires: 12/31/19


Charlie Blesener
Phone: 763.238.7495 • Term Expires: 12/31/2022


Matt Westgaard
Phone: 763.241.0769 • Term Expires: 12/31/20


Bryan Provo 
Phone: 612.669.0217  • Term Expires: 12/31/17


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City of Elk River Economic Development
13065 Orono Parkway | Elk River, MN  55330
phone 763.635.1000
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