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EAPDD is a non-profit regional planning and development agency serving a 12-county area of eastern Arkansas. Includes Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Green, Lawrence, Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, & St. Francis County.
East Arkansas Planning & Development District was created for the following purposes:
- To prepare and develop a district over-all economic development program for long-range economic growth which includes adequate land use and transportation planning and contains a specific program for District cooperation, self-help, and public investment.
- To formulate, develop, and administer a program for planning and development in order to improve economic conditions in the District in respect to unemployment, underemployment, and distressed economic conditions.
- To coordinate the over-all economic planning and development in the District among the member counties.
- To carry out such research, planning, and advisory functions as are necessary and helpful to the foregoing.