Economic Development

Bedford Area Chamber and The Bedford Economic Development Office. Director Cole Walters. The office is located at 622 Court Avenue. They can be reached at 712 523 3637, if no answer, please call City Hall at 712 523 2210.



The Economic Development Department is responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing programs and strategies to promote a healthy economy for our community;
  • Attracting, retaining and expanding a diverse base of businesses;
  • Promoting and marketing the City and its programs to the business community;
  • Developing the strategies and objectives of the City's economic development program in concert with the goals set by the City Council.