Economic Development Committee

The Elk Township Economic Development Committee's Mission Statement is to guide economic growth and development initiatives which:


• improve upon existing business and economic conditions within the Township
• attract desirable businesses/ quality ratables to the Township
• maximize the financial benefit to the Township
• are consistent with the Township's budgetary and operational framework
• preserve the rural character of the Township by suggesting new and innovative farm products

We can also provide information for new and existing businesses to help with startups or expansions, as well as provide business consulting in many areas as needed by new and existing businesses
Information Sources:
Other articles of interest to the agricultural sector


The Committee meets the first Monday of every other month at the Elk Township Municipal Building at 7:30 PM.  The meeting is open to the public. 
2017 Meetings
Monday February 06, at 7:30pm


2016 Meetings

Monday - February 01 at 7:30pm

Monday - March     07 at 7:30pm

Monday - April       04 at 7:30pm

Monday - June       06 at 7:30pm

Monday - August    01 at 7:30pm

Monday - October   03 at 7:30pm

Monday - December05 at 7:30pm

January 7th
March 4th
May 6th
July - TBA
September 9th
November 4th


Committee Members

Heidi Creta

Ted Schmidt

Kevin French

JoAnn Capelli

Mike Pantaleo, Liaison

Economic Development Brochure

The Elk Township Economic Development and Township Committees completed their first brochure designed for helping to market the township to the business community.   Printed copies will be used in conjunction with county initiatives to help draw attention to the business opportunities available in the township.

» Click here to open a copy of the brochure

› The Economic Development Committee held it's first ever Business Breakfast on August 16th at the Aura Fire Hall and it was a success.