PARADE UPDATE: Unfortunately, the weather forecast has gotten worse for both temperature and precipitation and we are not going to be able to have our Christmas parade on December 8th as originally planned. We are, however, working with GDOT to get approval to reschedule the parade. The reschedule date is next Saturday, December 15th at 2pm. Thank you for understanding!

Industrial Building Authority

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The Industrial Building Authority, along with the Joint Development Authority, was created to foster economic development and growth in Barrow County and its municipalities. These authorities can facilitate financing with certain tax advantages for eligible projects.

Board Members

The City of Winder Mayor is, by virtue of his office, a member of both authorities. The city's appointee to the Joint Development Authority is David Smith. Members of the Joint Development Authority serve terms of office of 5 years.

Authority transactions are typically coordinated through the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber can be reached by phone at (770) 867-9444.

Term Expiration
  David Smith, Chair
  December 31, 2022
  Mayor David Maynard
  Duration of Term