FEDA looks at position to focus on workforce

10 Mar 2022


FAIRMONT– The Fairmont Economic Development Authority met Wednesday afternoon and considered a federal grant application. At the last meeting, Economic Development Coordinator Linsey Preuss had shared of a grant opportunity through the Federal EDA which would focus on workforce recruitment and retention.

On Wednesday Preuss shared that it would be a partnership between Fairmont and Blue Earth. The person hired for the position would spend their time between the two cities and focus on workforce development.

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The Fairmont Economic Development Authority (FEDA) coordinates and administers economic development initiatives for the City of Fairmont, MN. It serves as a comprehensive and premier resource for businesses seeking to startup, grow and locate in the area. FEDA’s priorities include business retention and expansion, financing, workforce development, recruitment, site development, housing and business startup. FEDA prides itself as a growing resource for Fairmont, MN news.