Economic Development

It is the vision of the Economic Development Commission to support Mount Airy in being a healthy, thriving, high quality community. It is recognized that economic vitality is part of the foundation for Mount Airy’s progress and livability.  To achieve this vision, the Commission which consists of business and citizen volunteers, will work to maintain Mount Airy’s reputation as a highly desirable place to work, with a high quality of life and a well educated workforce.  The Commission will strive to maximize the community’s strategic location as a valuable resource, and will actively target individuals and companies who can offer good employment prospects, draw from the local labor pool and are good corporate citizens.

The Economic Development Commission meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

Mission Statement:

The Economic Development Commission of Mount Airy’s Mission is to retain, expand, attract, and recruit diversified business development providing varied and broad job opportunities for the purpose of maintaining Mount Airy’s high quality of life.

The following members currently sit on the Commission:

    • Frank Dertzbaugh (2/19)

Shaun Gratton (9/20)

  • Bob King – Council Liaison (2019)
  • Jimmy Linton – (9/17)
  • Bill McCullough – Secretary (9/18)
  • Donnamarie Needle (7/18)
  • Zachary Peters (9/18)
  • Mike VanSant – (7/17)
  • Andrew Williamson – Chairman (7/17)

 

* No vacancies

Resources

Mount Airy Phone Book

Frederick County Economic Development Website

Frederick County Workforce Services – www.FrederickWORKS.com

Carroll County Economic Development Website

Carroll County Workforce Services – www.carrollWORKS.com

Strategic Marketing Plan – March 2016

Meeting Minutes

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION- Minutes-Combined Jan/Feb 2015

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION- Minutes-25 Mar 2015

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION- Minutes-20 Apr 2015

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION- Minutes-27 May 2015

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION-Minutes-Combined June/July 2015

August Meeting Minutes will be Reviewed for Approval on September 23, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

For the Minutes Archive Please visit the Documents page under Economic Development.