Melinda Lemmon, Executive Director, Cartersville-Bartow Economic Development, 404.218.2180, Melinda@LocationofChoice.com
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About Us

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."

 

2020 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.

Apr 09, 2021 | SECTION 3 ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES - POSTING Community:  CITY of WHITE.
GEORGIA ENVIROMENTAL FINANCE AUTHORITY Type of Project:  Stormwater Improvements      General Contractor: Site Engineering, Inc.  Date: April 1, 2021 The purpose…

Jan 29, 2021 | Amazon Delivery Station coming to Third Army Road, Acworth-Bartow County.
Amazon Logistics has signed various leases in an effort to open four new delivery stations in metro Atlanta in 2021.…

Oct 28, 2020 | Anheuser Busch Cartersville Brewery Announces Expansion.
           The $150 million investment is part of company’s overall efforts to drive a safe and…

Oct 01, 2020 | Agile Cold Storage to Locate in North Georgia; New Cartersville, Gainesville Facilities to Support Georgia Poultry Industry.
  For Immediate Release Thursday, October 1, 2020 Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian Kemp today announced that Agile Cold Storage…

contact information

404.218.2180

Melinda Lemmon
Executive Director
Cartersville-Bartow Economic Development

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