(The same people are appointed to serve on both boards)
The mission of these entities is to optimize the industrial and business tax and employment base of the city, utilizing various economic development techniques, programs and services.
The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is a quasi-public group of industrialists and business people that assists with the retention and expansion of existing industry and business and promotes new industries and businesses through various incentive techniques. The EDC also has the power to acquire and assemble property for resale, build and lease buildings, and enter into development agreements.
The Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (BFRA) is a quasi-public group of industrialists and business people that assists in enhancing business development potential through promoting the revitalization of environmentally distressed areas. The BFRA prepares and implements plans for treatment of brownfield redevelopment zones. These are areas containing soil or groundwater contamination. Their cleanup encourages industrial and business expansion.
To actively promote and support business and industry in the community, especially by approving financial incentives to business and industry.
The third Tuesday of January and then as needed.
City Hall, 1155 - 28th Street SW, Wyoming, MI 49509
Nine members who serve on both the EDC and BFRA boards.
By the Mayor, confirmed by City Council
Six year terms, beginning February 14.
Staff Liaison Department
City Manager’s Office 616-530-7272