Athens-Clarke County Industrial Development Authority

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MEMBERS: 5 members (3 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 Parris12-31-2020
Andy Herod, Commission Representative12-31-2021 (Concurrent with term of office)
 Rashe Malcolm12-31-2021
Mayor Kelly Girtz - Chair, Athens-Clarke County by virtue of office
Chuck Toney – 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