Melinda Lemmon, Executive Director, Cartersville-Bartow Economic Development, 404.218.2180, Melinda@LocationofChoice.com
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The Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development acts as a single point of contact for economic development for Cartersville and all of Bartow County.  Under the direction of the Bartow-Cartersville Joint Development Authority, the Mission is to:


"develop and promote trade, commerce, industry, and employment opportunities for the public good and general welfare of Cartersville, Bartow County and of the state of Georgia."

 
The Core Strategy is to:
 

"Maintain a balance of industrial, commercial and residential growth while protecting resources, the environment and the quality of life in Cartersville and Bartow County."

 

2016 Bartow-Cartersville
Joint Development Authority Board Members


James Jarrett, Chairman

Tommy Strickland, Vice-Chairman

Ronnie Evans, Secretary

LaDonna Jordan, Treasurer

Larry Holt, Assistant Secretary

Beth Tilley, Assistant Treasurer

 

Legal Counsel:  David Archer, Sr., E. Keith Lovell, H. Boyd Pettit, III

 

Special thanks is given to the City of Cartersville and Bartow County Governments for their unified vision for economic development and funding invested in the operations of the Bartow-Cartersville Joint Development Authority (BCJDA) / Cartersville-Bartow Economic Development.

 

Appreciation is also extended to the many partners that share in this united vision and collaborate for the economic success of our community.

 

The BCJDA holds recurring public meetings at noon on the third Tuesday of each month at the Clarence Brown Conference Center.  To respect the time of the volunteer Board Members, please note that meetings are subject to being cancelled if agenda content is insufficient.  Please check the Daily Tribune News, the Legal Organ of Bartow County, for meeting notices at least 24 hours in advance.
Recent News

Read about the latest news and announcements.

Oct 12, 2017 | Shaw Opened Commercial Create Centre in Cartersville, Ga..
Cartersville, Ga. – October 11, 2017 – Shaw Industries Group Inc. (Shaw) has opened its commercial Create Centre in Cartersville,…

Jun 26, 2017 | Lidl to create 250 jobs, Invest $100 million in Bartow County.
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Lidl, one of the world’s largest retailers, will create 250 jobs and invest $100…

May 12, 2017 | Constellium N.V. opens $32 million campus in White; employment goal of 150 by 2019..
Media release: Constellium N.V. held grand opening ceremonies for its plant in White on Thursday. Dedicated to the production of advanced…

Feb 21, 2017 | 2016 Annual Report.
Cartersville, GA, February 21, 2017– The Bartow-Cartersville Joint Development Authority shared their annual report of economic progress during 2016, and…

contact information

404.218.2180

Melinda Lemmon
Executive Director
Cartersville-Bartow Economic Development

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