Economic Development FAQs

How do I contact the EDA Coordinator?

Chris Hahn

Community & Business Development Specialist

Cell phone: 773-450-2771

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County office: 507-765-2815

County fax: 507-765-2803

Who is on the Fillmore County EDA?

Fillmore County Economic Development Authority members

  • Mitch Lentz, County Commissioner, District 1
  • Larry Hindt, County Commissioner, District 3
  • Karen Reisner, President, District 1
  • Bonita Underbakke, Vice President, District 2
  • Corey Marzolf, District 3
  • Michael Brown, District 4
  • Samantha Grabau, Treasurer, District 5

When are the EDA meetings held?

Fillmore County Economic Development Authority meetings are held on the Third Wednesday of the month at 4:30pm at the County Courthouse. 


Meeting times and dates are subject to change at the discretion of the EDA.  Public notification will occur on the County's meeting calendar and will be posted at the County offices.

Can I attend an EDA meeting?

Yes, EDA meetings are open to the public. We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the Month at 4:30 in the upstairs conference room at the Courthouse. Please note the County Courthouse is a secure facility and you will be expected to go through a metal detector.

Can I join the EDA?

EDA board members are appointed by the County Commissioners.  There are 5 appointed members, one from each district in the county.  The board members have six year terms.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a board member, please contact the EDA coordinator to discuss upcoming opportunities.