Term Length: 5 Years ending June 30 of each year
Membership: The Rural Development Authority shall be composed of five (5) members, each a qualified elector of Washington County.
Purpose: The duties of the Rural Development Authority are prescribed by the State of Arkansas (A.C.A. §14-188-101 et. seq) to assist in obtaining grants for economic development in the rural areas. In Washington County, the RDA has focused on rural residents obtaining potable water.