Bedford County Economic Development

Office of Economic Development


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Economic Development Authority

The mission of the Bedford County Economic Development Authority is to sustain and improve the quality of life for all of Bedford County through a prudent and cost effective economic development program that results in good quality jobs for all residents.

EDA members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors to four-year terms and represent one of the seven election districts.

Besides developing and implementing the county’s economic development program, the EDA also has the authority to borrow money, issue bonds, and buy and sell land on behalf of the county to support economic development projects.

Members

District 1 (Term – Jan. 2020)
Dennis V. Novitzke
1711 Carroll Road
Goodview, VA 24095
(540) 890-5896

District 2 (Term – Jan. 2019)
Mickey Johnson – Vice-Chairman
2809 Horseshoe Bend Road
Moneta, VA 24121
(434) 942-2062

District 3 (Term – Jan. 2020)
Wyatt H. Walton III – Chairman
14116 Wyatts Way
Bedford, VA 24523
(540) 297-8846

District 4 (Term – Jan. 2018)
Matthew J. Braud
PO Box 801
Forest, VA 24551
(434) 525-9634

District 5 (Term – Jan. 2019)
James A. Lusk
303 Quail Ridge Drive
Forest, VA 24551
(434) 525-3552

District 6 (Term – Jan. 2020)
Kelly Harmony
2185 Magnolia Dr.
Bedford, VA 24523
(540) 587-7512

District 7 (Term – Jan. 2021)
Jim Messier
1621 Kingston Circle
Bedford, VA 24523
(540) 586-8034

Monthly Meetings

The Bedford County Economic Development Authority meets on the first Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the County Administration Board Room located on the top floor of Bedford County Administration Building, 122 E. Main St., Bedford, VA 24523.

The agendas and minutes for each meeting are available on our EDA agendas & minutes page.

EDA Meeting Calendar 2017

Annual Meetings

During October, the meeting is a Joint Meeting with the Bedford County Board of Supervisors and in March, the EDA holds a Planning Day to focus on strategies and work plans. All meetings are posted on the bulletin board outside the County Administration office and communicated on the website.

EDA Strategy

The mission of the Bedford County Economic Development Authority is to sustain and improve the quality of life for all of Bedford County through a prudent and cost effective economic development program that results in a strong corporate tax base and good quality jobs for all county residents.

View our Strategic Plan»

Current financial report

Read the independent Auditor’s Report and see Statement of Revenues, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets, Statement of Cash Flow and much more.

2016 Financial Report

Past Financial Reports

Read the independent Auditor’s Report and see Statement of Revenues, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets, Statement of Cash Flow for previous three years.

2012 Financial Report
2013 Financial Report
2014 Financial Report
2015 Financial Report