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Duluth GA


Downtown Development Authority

The Downtown Development Authority shall be composed of seven (7) members created and appointed by the City Council and recognized by the State of Georgia as a public corporation with a specified set of powers and a specific purpose and mission to:

  • Revitalize and redevelop the central business district.
  • Develop and promote for the public good and general welfare, trade, commerce, industry, and employment opportunities.
  • Finance projects within the central business district that will develop and promote the public good and general welfare.
  • Issue bonds to finance projects.

Four (4) members of this board must have or represent a party who has an economic interest in the redevelopment and revitalization of the downtown development area (ie own or operate a business or own property). The three remaining members must reside in the City limits of Duluth. Members are appointed for a four-year term. The Downtown Development Authority meets the third Tuesday of every month at the Duluth City Hall at 6:30 pm. Please conact Chris McGahee with any questions or concerns.