Bluegrass Economic Development Advisory Committee
About the Bluegrass Economic Development Advisory Committee
The Bluegrass Economic Development Advisory Committee (BEDAC) is made up of regional economic development stakeholders, including County Economic and Industrial Development Authority Directors, Chamber of Commerce Presidents, and representatives of various industries and financial institutions from around the region. The committee meets quarterly to discuss future industrial and economic development in the region, to collaborate to solve challenges and barriers to growth that member communities are collectively facing, and to review grant funding applications related to economic development that have been submitted around the region.
The committee is also serves as the primary set of stakeholders to assist BGADD staff with the region’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, also known as the “CEDS Plan.” The plan is updated annually, and is rewritten every five years.
The committee meets at 10:00am on the first Thursday of March, June, September, and December.
Co-Chairs of this committee are Judge David West, Jessamine County and Judge Reagan Taylor, Madison County
Staff person: Greyson Evans
699 Perimeter Drive
Lexington, Kentucky 40517
FAX (859) 269-7917