Boards, Auth. and Committees

Redevelopment Agency

The Redevelopment Agency was established on July 15, 2008 as the result of a referendum approved by the voters which authorized the use of the Redevelopment Powers Law for Gwinnett County. On July 21, 2009 a County Resolution was adopted to change the composition of the Board of Directors of the Redevelopment Agency.

The Agency consists of seven (7) members (four of the members serve by virtue of their position and others are appointed by County Administrator):

  • Post 1: One (1) member appointed by the Community Improvement Districts
  • Post 2: Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce’s Vice President for Economic Development, or his designee
  • Post 3: Gwinnett County’s Director of Economic Development
  • Post 4: One (1) member appointed by the Gwinnett County Administrator
  • Post 5: Gwinnett County’s Director of Planning and Development, or his designee
  • Post 6: An appointee by the Gwinnett County Board of Education
  • Post 7: Gwinnett County’s Chief Financial Officer
Members serve four-year terms.

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  • Perform the duties of a delegated Redevelopment Agency as outlined in the Redevelopment Powers Law, O.C.G.A. §36-44-1
  • To redevelop economically depressed areas, and to fund such redevelopment with bonds secured by the increased ad valorem tax revenues from the redeveloped areas
  • To develop and adopt Redevelopment Plans including the identification of any Tax Allocation Districts
  • Redevelopment powers provided in O.C.G.A. §36-44-4, 5 & 6
  • Describe the boundaries of the redevelopment area
  • Prepare redevelopment plans
  • Create tax allocation districts
  • Issue tax allocation bonds
  • Deposit and disburse money to and from the special fund of the TAD
  • Enter contracts, leases, mortgages, finance agreements as necessary and convenient to effectuate the redevelopment plan.  These documents may include restrictions and covenants that run with the land and regulate the use of land
  • Acquire, retain, use and dispose of property
  • All powers of the Urban Redevelopment Law
  • The adoption of the redevelopment plan, the boundaries of the redevelopment area and the TAD, and the issuance of the tax allocation bonds must still be accomplished by the adoption of a resolution of the local government.
Appointed By Position Name Representing Term Expires
Chamber of Commerce Vice President-Economic Development Andrew Carnes Incumbent
Community Improvement Districts Joe Allen 12/31/2025
County Administrator Appointment Vice Chairperson Chuck Button 12/31/2023
Gwinnett County's Director of Planning and Development Susan Canon Incumbent
Gwinnett County's Director of Economic Development Roman Dakare Incumbent
Gwinnett County Board of Education Joe Heffron Incumbent
Gwinnett County Chief Financial Officer Maria Woods Incumbent