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Job Development Authority

Job Development Authorities were authorized by the North Dakota Legislature, and North Dakota Century Code defines the Authorities’ duties, as “ encourage and assist in the development of employment and promotion of tourism within the county”.

The JDA employs an Executive Director and is governed by a ten-person Board of Directors.

Current Directors are:

  • Gary Greff, Regent, Chairman
  • Butch Frank, New England, Vice-Chair
  • Troy Mosbrucker, Mott, Treasurer
  • Kendra Carlson, Mott, Secretary
  • Art Krebs, New England
  • Derek Mayer, Mott
  • Don Schaible, Mott
  • Lyle Hoffer, Regent
  • Todd Lutz, New England
  • Tom Geerts, Mott

Our Executive Director and Board of Directors are always willing to offer their services to anyone interested in business or tourism development in Hettinger County.

Our office will research business and community development resources for businesses, organizations, and individuals within Hettinger County or interested in locating here.

Store-front Renovation Grant

JDA offers a store-front improvement matching grant of up to $1000.00 for any existing Hettinger County business upgrading or remodeling. Advertising and signage do not qualify, but items such as painting, new doors, or entry improvements are included. Please contact our office for more information and applications.

Interest Buy-down program

Hettinger County JDA offers an Interest Buy-down program on business start-up and development loans of up to $5000.00.

Contact information

Executive Director

Email JDA:
Phone: 701-824-4205 -Please leave a message.

336 Pacific Ave
Mott, ND 58646

The office is located on the third floor of the Hettinger County Courthouse.