Residents Sought for Positions on New ACCGov / Winterville Joint Development Authority by May 5
The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government is seeking qualified candidates to fill terms on a joint development authority that was created on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.
The Joint Development Authority of the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and
the City of Winterville was established to provide a route to economic development activities that are unavailable to either local government, potentially including loan support, tax benefits, or property transfers that serve in the best interest of the establishing local governments. It includes each Mayor or designee as a member, as well as three additional residents from Athens-Clarke County and two additional residents from Winterville.
The initial appointments shall be for terms expiring on April 30, 2024.
Applicants for the Athens-Clarke County positions must be Athens-Clarke County residents and Athens-Clarke County taxpayers. Members from the City of Winterville will be appointed through a separate advertisement process.
The Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission is tentatively scheduled to conduct phone interviews on Wednesday, May 6 between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. This will be the only date for interviews. After the deadline for receipt of applications, individuals selected for an interview will receive notification of their interview times. Applicants who will be out of town or otherwise unavailable on this date should indicate this information on the application form.
Appointments are tentatively scheduled to be made at the Mayor and Commission meeting of Tuesday, May 12. Appointed residents will receive a letter from Mayor Girtz following this meeting. Applications can be filled out online at www.accgov.com/clerkofcommission. The deadline for receiving applications is Tuesday, May 5.
For more information, contact ACCGov Clerk of Commission Jean Spratlin at 706-613-3031 or visit www.accgov.com/clerkofcommission