Updated: April 2014

Welcome to the Economic Development & Industrial Corporation

The EDIC Board is appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. It was established by the Legislature in 1977 to acquire vacant, idle, underutilizes industrial parcels to promote Economic Development in the city (Lynn Heritage State Park, Seaport Marina, Urban Heritage State Visitors Park, Lynn Waterfront Industrial Park and Marine Industrial Park America East.)

Meetings are scheduled for the third Tuesday of each month for Room 303 in the EDIC Conference room. The meeting schedule and agenda, when available, is displayed in the City Clerk office and webpage as well as our Online Calendar.

The Board sets policy for the Agency and is responsible for oversight of various loan programs and Tax Increment Financing to secure local work force,  to assist local business growth and to create new jobs in the city of Lynn. The Board has designated the Downtown for priority funding in attempting to create new Commercial Business and Residential housing opportunities in the City of Lynn.

List Contact Information
  Mary Jane Smalley (781) 581-9399 (P)
(781) 581-9731 (F)
List Members
Chair Charles J. Gaeta 132 Range Heights Rd. (781) 599-8448
  Tyrone Brown 590 Boston St. #203 (781) 599-4988
  Magnolia Contreras 20 Shepard Street (781) 599-6185
  Dominic Ferrari 30 Michael Road (781) 596-1420
  Rick Ford City Councilor  
  Lisa Panakio-Rowe 154 Lynnway, #520 (781) 595-0808
  Theodore Smith 84 Fellsmere Street (781) 599-4624

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