Development Authority

Development Authority

Consists of twelve members. These members include the Economic Development Committee (EDC) and six other members appointed by City Council. Members shall include representatives of business, industry, and labor.

See WV Code Article 12, Chapter 7 for qualifications.

Terms are for three years.

Duties, Power & Authority:

(1) Elect its own officers; make and adopt rules & regulations;
(2) Enter into contracts and do anything for the purpose of promoting, developing and advancing business, prosperity, and economic welfare of the City;
(3) Amend or supplement contracts or leases;
(4) Operate, maintain buildings and structures, delegate any authority given to it by law to any of its officers, committees, agents or employees;
(5) Apply for, receive and use grants-in-aid, donations, contributions; acquire and dispose of property;
(6) Raise funds for issuance of revenue bonds

Meets first Monday of each month when necessary (7:00pm)
Contact:Randy Spellman

Current Members:

Andy Lang
1235 Briercliff Road
Term Expires July 10, 2017 - council term

Okey J. Bowers, Jr. 
162 Ridgeway Drive
Appointed September 8, 2013; Expires January 1, 2017

Robert Rector
50 Maple Lake
Appointed September 8, 2003; Expires January 1, 2017

Jeffrey L. Barger
118 Ventura Drive
Appointed October 13, 2014; Expires October 13, 2017

Fred Sartoris
126 Sherwood Road
Appointed October 12, 2015; Expires October 12, 2018

Drew Pomeroy
3002 Dogwood Road
Appointed September 26, 2011; Expires October 1, 2018

Jeff Smell (Council Rep)
215 Faris Avenue
Appointed September 26, 2011; Expired June 30, 2019

Doug Marguette
120 E. Main Street
Appointed June 13, 2016; Expires June 30, 2019

Bridget Furbee 
808 Stout Street
Appointed September 8, 2003; Expires October 01, 2018

Darrell Bowen 
79 Bancroft Court
Appointed August 26, 2013; Expires August 24, 2018

John Stogran (President)
14 Wakefield Street
Appointed September 8, 2003; Expires October 1, 2015

Mark Bonamico
424 Lawman Ave.
Appointed February 27, 2017; Expires February 27, 2020

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