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Posted on Tuesday November 19, 2019
Here's a summary and a link to apply for open positions to serve the City's Boards or Committees. See Application for more details.


Downtown Development Authority (DDA) The DDA’s mission is to oversee the revitalization and redevelopment of the central business district and to develop and promote for the public good and general welfare, trade, commerce, industry and employment opportunities. The DDA is comprised of seven (7) members who are:

(1) a taxpayer residing in the municipal corporation for which the authority is created; or

(2) an owner or operator of a business located within the downtown development area and a taxpayer residing in the county in which is located the City of Stockbridge; (one such director may be a member of the governing body of the City of Stockbridge and not less than four shall be or represent a party who has an economic interest in the redevelopment and revitalization of the downtown development area defined herein). 

 (3) one director who resides outside the county; in which the City of Stockbridge is located, provided, that director owns a business within the downtown development area and is a resident of the State of Georgia; or own and operate a business within the city. Four of the members must have a specific economic interest in the downtown area. The members are appointed by the Mayor and Council and each serve 4-year terms and are eligible for re-appointment. 

Regular Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month (or as necessary) --

Planning Commission formerly known as the Zoning Advisory Board (ZAB) The Planning Commission is an advisory body to the City Council, which is responsible for directing the short and long-range growth and development of the City through maintenance and implementation of the City’s General Land Use and Development Plans. The Commission is composed of (6) six members who shall be residents of the City, serve with compensation and shall be appointed upon the basis of the majority of the City Council. Commissioners shall serve a four-year term with a maximum of two full consecutive terms. Commissioner shall not hold any other public office or position with the City of Stockbridge.

Planning Commission meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of every month at 6:300 p.m., with a called meeting taking place in a rare circumstance.

Youth Council Advisory Committee - The Youth Council Advisory Committee is made up of adult volunteers to assist the City and its staff in creating a program and curriculum for the Youth Council program and to provide oversight in the management of the program; members are appointed by the City Council and serve two-year terms. The Committee is composed of (12) twelve members who shall be residents of the City or Henry County and serve without compensation. The City Council desired to establish a Youth Council to provide an opportunity for the youth of Stockbridge to build leadership skills, learn about civic responsibility, gain a better understanding of municipal government, prepare for a lifetime of public and community service and acquire a greater knowledge of and appreciation for the American political system.

Meetings are held monthly (or as needed) on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

Development Authority (DA) The directors shall be taxpayers residing in the county or municipal corporation for which the authority is created, and their successors shall be appointed as provided by the resolution provided for in Code Section       36-62-4. The governing authority of a county or municipality may appoint no more than one member of the governing authority as a director. Meetings are held on an as needed basis.

Applications are currently being accepted.

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