Mission Statement

1590 Economic Development Group


The mission of the 1590 Economic Development Group is to promote, accommodate and deliver on quality economic growth initiatives that enhance the community’s business environment and develop a climate conducive to enhancing the quality of life for residents of Fairmont, MN and Martin County.


  • Serving as conduit between the interests of community, business entrepreneurs, and the municipal/county government to ensure positive economic growth in our community;
  • Encourage continued growth and expansion of the business breath within Fairmont and Martin County;
  • Develop a strong education and training system in our community that supports our businesses throughout the area;
  • Assisting in the development of properties and businesses within Fairmont and Martin County in an effort to adding to our community’s environment;
  • Create infrastructure to support our goals; and
  • Drive our community leaders to be tenacious toward continual business growth and development with local and external businesses: while making progress toward an annual goal public.