The Big Sandy Regional Industrial Development Authority (BSRIDA) was organized as a nonprofit entity in 1997 and amended in 1999 to include membership as a regional industrial authority with representation from the eastern Kentucky counties of Floyd, Johnson, Magoffin, Martin, and Pike.

Members are appointed by the judge-executives from each of the member counties and serve with the authority to conduct business involving the acquisition, financing, and development of regional economic development including industrial park projects.

Regular meetings of BSRIDA are held on the second Monday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at the offices of Big Sandy Area Development District, 110 Resource Court, Prestonsburg, Kentucky.

For information about BSRIDA, contact:Denise Thomas at 606-886-2374.