Development Authority of Athens-Clarke County

MEMBERS: 7 members

TERM: 4 years – no limit

AUTHORIZING LEGISLATION: Georgia Laws § 36-62-1

MEETING INFORMATION

  • Regular meetings: Third Tuesday of February of each year at 10:00 a.m., Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Building, 246 West Hancock Avenue. (Note: The meeting on the third Tuesday of February of each year at 10:00 a.m. constitutes the annual meeting of the Authority)
  • 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 development and promotion of trade, commerce, industry, and employment opportunities for the public good and the general welfare in Athens-Clarke County.

MEMBERSTERM EXPIRES
Gustavo Burnum, Chair06-30-2019
Mike Hamby06-30-2019
Michael Morris06-30-2019
Bonnie Chastain06-30-2021
Susie Haggard06-30-2021
Virginia Patel06-30-2021
Gregory Waddell06-30-2021


METHOD OF APPOINTMENT
Mayor and Commission

CONTACT:

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

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