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About Yoakum EDC

After the voters of the City approved a dedicated one-half of one percent increase in local sales tax in 1998, the YEDC articles of incorporation as a (now) Type B were filed, and approved, in 1999.

The purpose of the Corporation is to promote Economic Development within the City in order to encourage and enhance employment and the public welfare.

The Board of Directors consists of seven directors, who serve for a two year term, as approved by the city council.

YEDC Board
  • Gery Maneth, President
  • Anita Rodriguez, Vice President
  • Arthur Hermann III, Secretary
  • Tommy Barre
  • Zenith Stevens
  • Larry Leahy
  • Tim McCoy

Chuck Dart, CEcD, Director of Economic Development
Office: 361-293-6321
Cell: 972-951-3296
Fax: 361-293-3318