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.
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.
Mission Statement of the Committee:
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
The members of the Economic Development Advisory Committee are: