The Arrowhead Regional Development Commission (ARDC) is a multi-disciplined planning and development organization serving the Northeast Minnesota counties of Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis. Our collaborative staff specializes in community engagement and funding mechanisms at multiple levels — local, regional, statewide, and national — to serve the people of the Arrowhead Region by providing local units of government and citizens groups a means to work cooperatively in identifying needs, solving problems, and fostering local leadership.

Some of the services we offer:

Aging Development
Bikeway Network Planning
Community Development
Community Visioning
Freight Planning
Grant Writing
Harbor Planning
Hazard Mitigation Planning
Land Use Planning
Pedestrian Network Planning
Revolving Loan Fund
Senior LinkAge Line®
Strategic Planning
Street/Road/Highway Planning
Trail Planning
Transit Planning

2018 Annual Report


2016 Performance Assessment