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About the Early MDD

The Early Municipal Development District was formed in May of 2016 by a vote of the Citizens of Early. The Early MDD replaced the Early Economic Development Corporation and is funded via a half cent sales tax and operated by a board of 5 members who are listed below.


Board Members

Benny Alcorn - Board President and City Council Member 

Stephanie Johnston - VP of Lending at Farmers and Merchants Bank Early 

Alisha Newton - Co-Owner of Shearly Southern Salon 

David Mercer - City of Early Police Chief 

Missy Ryan - Owner of Ryan Construction 

Director of Economic Development 

Larry McConn - - (325) 643-5451


Population - 3,296 (2020 Census)  |  2,776 (2010 Census) 

2020 Retail Trade Area Population - 81,437

Average Age - 37

Average Household Income - $67,219

Educational Attainment - High School Graduate or Higher - 93.1%

Educational Attainment - Associates Degree or Higher - 37.97%

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Projects and Construction Around Early

  1. City of Early Receives HAAP Grant From TPWD

    With the upcoming Town Center, a large portion of the property is the neighborhood pond that will be transformed over the next couple of years. Texas Parks and Wildlife recently granted the City of Early funds to help aid in this project. Read on...
  2. Town Center Project

    The City of Early currently does not have an official town center, so the plans to construct one is underway. Read On...
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  1. City of Early to Receive $870K Grant for Sidewalks

    The City of Early recently was awarded a substantial grant that will go towards the installation of 1.64 miles of new sidewalks. Read on...
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