Economic Development Authority


  • 6 p.m.
    • 2nd Wednesday of every month
    • Monticello Community Center
      505 Walnut Street
      Mississippi Room
      Monticello, MN 55362
  • 7 a.m.
    • 4th Wednesday of every month
    • Monticello Community Center
      505 Walnut Street
      Academy Room
      Monticello, MN 55362

Watch a Meeting

Regular EDA meetings are broadcast live on local cable channel 12 (FiberNet, TDS), channel 180 (Charter), or online live. Meetings are replayed throughout the week or citizens can watch EDA meeting recordings online.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


The EDA is made up of seven members appointed by the City Council. Two of the voting members are City Council members. The current members include:

  • Steve Johnson, President
  • Jon Morphew, Vice President
  • Hali Sittig, Treasurer
  • Rick Barger
  • Olive (Ollie) White
  • Tracy Hinz, Council Representative
  • Lloyd Hilgart, Council Representative


The Monticello Economic Development Authority sets goals and objectives to attract higher wage level jobs and expand the city tax base. It's sanctioned by the State of Minnesota under rules governing financial programs such as tax increment financing and business subsidy grants and loans.

Work Plan

Get Involved

We welcome volunteers interested in serving on City boards and commissions! Opportunities are posted throughout the year on our employment and volunteer page.