Economic Development Advisory Committee

Economic Development Advisory Committee
The board meets quarterly.

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Rick Buckner, Chairman
  • Mark Phillips, City Councilmember
  • Joe Bagwell
  • Angela Gordon
  • Ron Henderson
  • Dean Infinger
The Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) seeks to analyze and address the needs of the existing business community and promote the recruitment of desirable businesses into the City of Goose Creek. The committee fulfills this mission by serving as a forum for promoting economic development and supporting the needs of the business community.

The committee’s basic strategy is to accomplish the following:
  • To analyze and address the needs of the business community
  • To spearhead downtown redevelopment
  • To interact with the members of the business community to get an overall perspective of their businesses
  • To foster intergovernmental relations concerning economic and industrial development
  • To develop materials to promote the economic development of the city
  • To formulate business retention and expansion plans
  • To develop and implement a business recruitment plan
  • To develop business incentives for new and existing businesses
  • To compile information on utilities, land availability, housing, schools, taxes, fees, transportation data, small business loans and grants, and other related economic development data
About the Board
  • The committee was formed April 28, 1994, by Goose Creek City Council, in order to serve as an advisory committee to council on issues of economic development
  • The committee has seven members. Six are city business persons representing a variety of fields including banking, communications, utilities, real estate, and other small business interests. The other committee member is an ex-officio member of City Council. The committee meets quarterly.