Board Meetings

To help limit the spread of COVID-19 within Amherst County, the Economic Development Authority (EDA) office will be closed to the public except by appointment only starting Tuesday, March 24th, until Friday, April 3rd. Please call ahead to see if we can assist you remotely or to schedule a time to come in, at (434) 946-5200 or

Meetings are at the EDA offices on 328 Richmond Hwy. and are held on the Second Wednesday of each month.

Due to COVID-19 Board Meetings will be held at the County Administration Building.

AGENDA:  Special Meeting on June 29, 2022

The public will please take notice that the Board of Directors of the Economic Development Authority of Amherst County, Virginia, will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at its offices at 328 Richmond Highway, Amherst, Virginia 24521.

At the meeting, the Board of Directors will consider adoption of a resolution authorizing the execution and delivery of its $1,250,000 Taxable Authority Facility Revenue Bond to Truist Bank, together with related documents, for the purpose of providing part of the financing for a 45,000 square foot Multi-Tenant Facility at Amelon Commerce Center and associated issuance costs thereof.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided to those requesting them. In order to request a reasonable accommodation, please call 946-5200 or email to arrange an accommodation not later than 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2022.

By order of Chad Eby, Chairman
Economic Development Authority of Amherst County, Virginia

Approved Minutes of EDA Board Meetings:

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Amherst County believes job creation and economic development are fundamental to the future prosperity of the County.

The mission of the Economic Development Authority (EDA) of Amherst County is to promote economic development policies and practices that help retain the county’s existing businesses and employment base; facilitate the growth of existing commercial and industrial enterprises; and attract new businesses and employment opportunities. Success in this mission will result in high-quality jobs and a stable and diverse tax base that increases the quality of life of Amherst County residents.