The Murphy Municipal Development District board is a council-appointed board.
Goals of the board include:
- Plan and initiate projects on the city's behalf that
- Promote and retain businesses that are unique to Murphy that will enhance the quality of life with family oriented activities
- Encourage organizations and residents to reinvest in their community
- Strengthen economic base with businesses that generate sales tax revenue.
Funding for these projects is provided by ½ of 1% of sales tax revenue dollars generated from sales that are subject to general sales tax within the City of Murphy.