Economic Development Commission


  • 7 p.m.
  • The 4th Wednesday of every month
  • 110 S Main Street
    Town Hall
    Mount Airy, MD 21771

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Donnamarie Needle - Chairman (July 2022)
  • Bob King - Council Liaison (2019)
  • Shaun Gratton - Secretary (September 2018)
  • Frank Dertzbaugh (February 2019)
  • Jimmy Linton (September 2017)
  • Pamela Reed (September 2018)
  • Mike VanSant (July 2021)
  • Elmer Bailey
  • John Stuehmeier - Alternate (May 2021)
There are 1 vacancies.

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.

Overview / Vision

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.