The Mayor and Council Members also serve as the Economic Development Authority (EDA) which was established and has all of the powers, duties, and responsibilities pursuant to Minnesota State Statutes Section 469.090 through 469.1081.
The EDA has the role and responsibility and authority to carry out economic and industrial development and redevelopment within the Maplewood area pursuant to bylaws as may be adopted by the authority. The EDA confers with city departments and other public and private groups on matters relating to business and industrial development and periodically surveys the area's industrial and commercial climate.
President - Commissioner Marylee Abrams
Vice President - Commissioner Rebecca Cave
Executive Director - City Manager, Melinda Coleman
Assistant Executive Director - Community Development Director, Danette Parr