Economic Development Corporation

Corporation Responsibilities

The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive economic development plan. Responsibilities include but are not limited to industrial, retail, tourism, and commercial development for the city, including proactively soliciting businesses, organizational, and resident input in the development of Kennedale and ensure the coordination of economic development activities with the Kennedale Chamber of Commerce, Dallas Chamber of Commerce, and other regional and state economic development related entities. Members of the EDC may have additional time commitments, including time spent visually inspecting sites under consideration for funding assistance, participation in trade shows, and attendance at training related to 4A and 4B sales tax cities.


Board Members

Place Name Term End
Place 1 Johnny Trevino
Place 2 Joshua Altom
Place 3 Ronald Whitley
Place 4 Darold Tippey
Place 5 Ralph Grimes, Vice President
Place 6 Mark Yeary, President
Place 7 April Coltharp 2019
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