Lawton Economic Development Authority (LEDA)


Mission Statement

The Lawton Economic Development Authority, also known as LEDA, exists to assist the City of Lawton and the State of Oklahoma in making the most efficient use of all of their economic resources and powers in order to lessen the burdens on government and to stimulate economic growth and development, specifically including, but not limited to, the power to conduct studies and prepare comprehensive plans relating to the future economic growth and development of the City; to inventory the services, facilities, and resources of the City; to promote and finance the development of the agriculture, commercial, and industrial resources of the City, all in order to achieve maximum utilization of the City’s human, economic, and natural resources and tourist attractions; to foster and promote an improved industrial climate within the City and to otherwise promote its general economic welfare and prosperity.

LEDA meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 2:00 p.m.


  • Fred L Fitch
  • David B Means
  • David Madigan
  • Jason Hensley
  • Ron Nance
  • Larry Neal
  • Ernie Sheppard
  • George Gill
  • Randy Warren





City of Lawton
212 SW 9th Street
Lawton, OK73501-3944
United States

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