What does an economic development corporation do?
An economic development corporation is an organization whose mission is to promote economic development within a specific geographical area. The function of these entities is to assist businesses within their respective geographical area to get started, and also to succeed and grow, helping to develop economic growth, and enhance economic activities that will benefit local businesses and residents.
How are economic development corporations funded?
A significant portion of funding comes from local government and through state and federal grants, such as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grant. The Hawley EDC receives funding through sales tax generated within the city limits of Hawley.
Learn more about EDCs in Texas by following the link below.
Alise Miller, Treasurer
Alise Miller is married to Billy Miller, they have four children; Jeromy, Nikki, Adam and Kelseye. They have three grandson’s Christopher, Joey, and Jacob. Alise was a Cub Scout Leader for 4 years, a Girl Scout Leader for many years. She served on the Hawley Baseball Board for 3 years. She has served on the Hawley EDC for 9 years. Alise and her husband own their own business, Miller’s Transmission Service, for the last 30 years. They have been living in this community since March of 1988.
JOE WOODARD- President
PAUL STOKES- Vice President
BRANDI MOORE - Secretary