About the St. Charles County Port Authority
The St. Charles County Port Authority is a political subdivision of the State of Missouri that was established by the governing body of St. Charles County in 2019. Members of the Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority were appointed by the County Executive in November 2020 and consist of seven members, representing each of the County Council districts and serving staggered three-year terms.
The purpose of the St. Charles County Port Authority is to promote the general welfare, encourage private capital investment, foster waterborne commerce, freight and logistics, and to create jobs and bolster tourism in St. Charles County.
The boundaries of the St. Charles County Port Authority are countywide. The Port Authority is a new political subdivision and operates as a stand-alone organization but works in partnership with St. Charles County Government, municipal governments, other political subdivisions, and economic development organizations to promote St. Charles County as a great place to start and grow a business, create jobs, and invest private capital.
The St. Charles County Port Authority is a viable professional organization designed to promote development in a cooperative manner with other economic development organizations that share a common interest in creating new job opportunities, expanding the existing tax base, and promoting economic well-being for the residents of the County. The Port Authority achieves outcomes that would not otherwise occur by encouraging and facilitating new private and public capital investment through a principled deployment of its unique set of tools and expertise.
Create and enhance positive economic development opportunities and outcomes in the County.
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.