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DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Description

The Downtown Development Authority issues bonds to finance private industrial and business projects for the downtown area only. Its eight (8) members shall be residents of Columbus, not less than four (4) of which shall, in the judgement of the Columbus Council, either have or represent a party who has an economic interest in the redevelopment and revitalization of the downtown development area. Four year terms. (Ga. Laws 1968, Page 1606; Ga. Laws 1981, Page 1744, and Resolution No. 355-83) Resolution No. 372-97 allows for joint service on the Development Authority and the Downtown Development Authority. (4 year terms, Ordinance No. 14-42) (Ordinance No. 11-23 removes the limitation of two full consecutive terms for this authority.)

Vacancies
  • 0 Current Vacancies
  • 0 Terms Expired
Size 8 Members
Term Length 4 Year
Term Limit N/A
  • Ernest Smallman, IV
    1st Term
    Aug 16, 2017 to Aug 15, 2023
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Senatorial District
    SD-15
  • Allen Taber
    4th Term
    Aug 16, 2019 to Aug 15, 2023
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Senatorial District
    SD-15
  • Billy Blanchard
    4th Term
    Aug 16, 2019 to Aug 15, 2023
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Senatorial District
    SD-29
  • Will Barnes
    2nd Term
    Aug 16, 2019 to Aug 15, 2023
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Senatorial District
    SD-15
  • Brad Coppedge
    1st Term
    Aug 16, 2019 to Aug 15, 2023
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Senatorial District
    SD-15
  • Stephen Butler
    3rd Term
    Aug 16, 2019 to Aug 15, 2023
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Senatorial District
    SD-29
  • Karl Douglass
    1st Term
    Aug 16, 2017 to Aug 15, 2023
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Senatorial District
    SD-29
  • Brian Silitto
    No Term
    N/A N/A
    Appointing Authority
    Council
    Senatorial District
    SD-29