Athens-Clarke County Industrial (Economic) Development Authority

MEMBERS: 5 members (2 appointed by Mayor & Commission)

TERM: 2 years – no limit

AUTHORIZING LEGISLATION: 
Georgia Laws 1960, p. 1379

MEETING INFORMATION

  • Annual meeting is held the last Wednesday of January of each year at 10:00 a.m., 
  • Athens Area Chamber of Commerce 246 West Hancock Avenue 
  • Special meetings: determined at the time of call

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

To attend regular and called meetings of the Authority and to participate in decisions relative to transactions within the power of the Authority as prescribed by applicable law, including financing of projects through the issuance of bonds and other permitted indebtedness, all for the purpose of promoting the expansion of business and industry in Athens-Clarke County.

MEMBERSTERM EXPIRES 
Kenneth Parris12-31-2018
Robert Synk12-31-2019
 Andy Herod, Commission Representative01-05-2021 (Concurrent with term of office)
Mayor Nancy B. Denson - Chair, Athens-Clarke County by virtue of office
Ms. Shannon Wilder – Chairperson of the Board, Athens Area Chamber of Commerceby virtue of office


METHOD OF APPOINTMENT
Mayor and Commission

CONTACT
David Linder, Attorney – Fortson, Bentley and Griffin, P.A.
706-548-1151

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