About Us

History of the East Central Regional Development Commission

The East Central Regional Development Commission was organized by petition of local units of government in 1973.  Formation of regional development commissions – RDCs – is authorized under the Regional Development Act of 1969.  An updated Regional Development Act was passed in 1997 by the Minnesota Legislature.  There are 13 development regions in Minnesota.


Mission of the East Central Regional Development Commission

The East Central Regional Development Commission’s mission is to provide leadership and direction through problem solving.  We do this by initiating projects and programs that lead to create solutions to regional problems, by providing technical assistance and by identifying and developing available resources.  Our mission is to provide a leadership role as an advocate for East Central Minnesota to bring about positive change.


Employment Opportunities

None at this time.

ECRDC Job Application (Word format)

ECRDC Job Application (PDF format) 


PUBLIC INTEREST REPRESENTATIVES SOUGHT FROM CHISAGO, ISANTI, AND PINE COUNTIES

The East Central Regional Development Commission (ECRDC) has a vacancy on the Commission Board for a Public Interest Representative from Chisago, Isanti, and Pine Counties.  According to State Law, and the ECRDC Bylaws, a person representing the general public interest of the county must be appointed.  The position is for a two-year term.  Any person who is a resident of Chisago, Isanti, and Pine Counties  and would be willing to serve on the Commission’s governing body is encouraged to apply.  Applications can be obtained on the ECRDC web site and click on “About Us” at the top of the page, by email to ecrdc@ecrdc.org or by calling 320-679-4065 x25.  Deadline is October 14, 2022.

Public Interest Application – (Word format)

Public Interest Application – (Fillable pdf format)


Contact Info

ECRDC Staff

Contact Us:

100 Park St. S., Mora, MN 55051
Phone: (320) 679-4065
Email: ecrdc@ecrdc.org


ECRDC Board Meeting Dates

 Meeting Dates Time   Location
 August 23, 2021 7:00 p.m.   ECRDC, 100 Park St. S., Mora
 October 25, 2021 7:00 p.m.   ECRDC, 100 Park St. S., Mora
 December 20, 2021 7:00 p.m.   ECRDC, 100 Park St. S., Mora
 February 28, 2022 7:00 p.m.   ECRDC, 100 Park St. S., Mora
 April 25, 2022 7:00 p.m.   ECRDC, 100 Park St. S., Mora
 June 27, 2022  Annual Meeting 5:30 p.m.   TBD

ECRDC Agendas and Minutes