Ely Economic Development Authority


The Ely Economic Development Authority (EEDA) is a public body corporate and politic and a political subdivision of the State of Minnesota, formed to serve the economic development needs of the City of Ely. 

The Authority shall be governed by all requirements of MN Statutes 469.090et. seq., the Enabling Resolution No. 1993-09 passed by the Ely City Council and any amendments to the Resolution which may be enacted in the future.  

EEDA Website


Paul Kess - President

Ryan Callen - Vice President

Mayor Heidi Omerza 

Al Forsman

Jerome Debletz

Angela Campbell 

Adam Bisbee