The Economic Development Commission (EDC) of the City of La Crescent was established as a Standing Commission by City Council actions of August 11, 2014 and August 25, 2014. The EDC operates under a set of adopted Bylaws and Rules which were most recently amended on November 22, 2021. The EDC is an advisory Commission to the City Council and acts as fact finder concerning matters related to economic development and the potential for economic development within the city. The EDC serves as a resource for the City Council to consider details of economic development matters and formulating recommendations for the City Council to consider including drafting strategies and policies relating to economic development. The EDC supports the economic development section of the City’s Comprehensive Plan by coordinating with the City Planning Commission and serves as a focal point for considering requests received by the City Administration for further study and support.