Job Development Authority
The Steele County Job Development Authority is committed to the growth and development of the communities within Steele County. The JDA provides technical and professional services to assist in improving community infrastructure and entrepreneurial growth. The Steele County Economic Development Coordinator, Karen Bergstrom, can be a liaison to provide assistance to individuals, organizations, and businesses through business planning and development, and marketing.
Through proactive leadership, we have established a 169.5-megawatt wind farm in Steele and Griggs counties, developed industrial parks in the communities of Hope and Finley, recruited businesses for the industrial parks, and provided assistance to numerous local businesses.
If you would like more information about Steele County and the incentives that are offered to businesses here, please contact the Economic Development Coordinator.
Steele County JDA meets every 2nd Thursday of the month in the Steele County Courthouse, unless otherwise stated.
The November 2020 meeting of the Steele County Job Development Authority has been moved to Friday November 13, 2020 at 8am in the basement of the Steele County Courthouse.