The Downtown Development Authority of Albany, Georgia is a public body corporate and politic, created in and for the City of Albany located in Dougherty County. The Authority has been created by the General Assembly of Georgia and has been activated by the City as a downtown development authority under the Downtown Development Authorities Law, O.C.G.A. Section 36-42-1, et seq. by a resolution of the governing body of the City, duly filed with the Secretary of State of Georgia and the Department of Community Affairs. The DDA Board has seven members, 6 of whom are appointed by the City Commission, and one which is appointed by the other board members. The DDA board helps to facilitate and development privately financed projects.
The DDA Board meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. The meetings are open to the public, and are held on the first floor of the City/County Governmental Building. All meetings are either held in room 120 of the Government Center Building located at 222 Pine Ave. or at 401 Pine Avenue, 2nd Floor.
DDA Board Members
|First Name||Title||Appointment Date||Length of Term||Term Expires|
|Thelma Adams Johnson||Chairperson||4/13/2017||4 years||4/2021|
|CaMia Hopson||Secretary||4/13/2017||4 years||4/2019|
|Omar Salaam||4/13/2017||4 years||4/2021|
|Carl White||4/13/2017||4 years||4/2021|
|Bob Langstaff||4/13/2017||4 years||4/2021|
|Michael Stewart||4/13/2017||4 years||4/2019|