Chisholm Economic Development Authority

The Chisholm Economic Development Authority Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month @ 8:15 am


The Chisholm City Council established the "Chisholm Economic Development Authority" in 1993 through the use of an "Enabling Resolution". The organization was established in compliance with Minn. Stat. 469 et. seq.

The Chisholm Economic Development Authority assists the community with economic development projects including:

  • Redevelopment
  • New Development
  • Business Retention
  • Loan Programs
  • Grant Programs


Chisholm Economic Development Authority has the power to perform development including: "redevelopment" and "developing" with respect to an economic development project, the cost of:

  • Acquiring property
  • Demolishing or removing structures; 
  • Correcting soil deficiencies
  • Constructing or installing public improvements, streets, roads, and utilities
  • Providing relocation benefits to occupants of acquired properties
  • Planning, engineering, legal, and other services necessary 
  • The allocated administrative expenses of the authority for the project.


Contact Information:

Chisholm Economic Development Authority: 

Stephanie Skraba, City Administrator

Telephone:(218) 254-7960 Email:sskraba@ci.chisholm.mn.us

Additional Resources

Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce, Contact: Shannon Kishel-Roche at 218.254.7930-www.chisholmchamber.com

Northland Small Business Development Center, Contact: Vicki Hagberg, 218.228.8552 X103 vicki@northlandsbdc.org

Entrepreneur Fund 218.623.5747