Economic Development Authority

Performance Agreements

C4GT Agreement August 9, 2018  (click here)

Chickahominy Power Plant Agreement June 13, 2019 (click here)

Economic Development Authority


  • Arthur B. Glenn, Chairman
    Term expires December 31, 2022
  • Thomas R. Williams, Vice-Chairman, District III
    Term expires June 30, 2020
  • Lynda A. Cooke, District I
    Term expires December 31, 2020
  • Russell L. Crawley, District I
    Term expires December 31, 2022
  • Preston Cotman, District II
    Term expires September 30, 2022
  • Jeffrey A. Hayes, District III
    Term expires June 30, 2017
  • William Talbott, District III
    Term expires December 31, 2018


The Economic Development Authority consist of seven members and appointed by the Board of Supervisors with a term of 4 years.

About the Authority

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) is described in the Code of Virginia, Section 15.2-4901: The creation of the EDA by localities in the Commonwealth so that such authorities may acquire, own, lease, and dispose of properties and make loans to the end that such authorities may be able to promote industry and develop trade by inducing manufacturing, industrial, governmental, nonprofit and commercial enterprises and institutions of higher education to locate in or remain in the Commonwealth and further the use of its agricultural products and natural resources, and to vest such authorities with all powers that may be necessary to enable them to accomplish such purposes.

Statement From Arthur Glenn, Chairman of the Economic Development Authority

As chairman and speaking on behalf of Charles City County's Economic Development Authority, I assure you our full support and cooperation as you go through the process of deciding on Charles City County as a location for your business. You will find that the Board,County Staff and the Authority have a very close working relationship which creates the ideal environment to quickly get your business through the development process. The Authority is focused on creating a friendly business climate, while ensuring that the quality of life for County residents is unsurpassed. I openly welcome you too, to come and make your own history and future success here in Charles City County.