Industrial Building Authority


The Industrial Building Authority, along with the Joint Development Authority, was created to foster economic development and growth in Barrow County and its municipalities. These authorities can facilitate financing with certain tax advantages for eligible projects.

Board Members

The City of Winder Mayor is, by virtue of his office, a member of both authorities. The city's appointee to the Joint Development Authority is David Smith. Members of the Joint Development Authority serve terms of office of 5 years.

Authority transactions are typically coordinated through the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber can be reached by phone at (770) 867-9444.

Term Expiration
  David Smith, Chair
  December 31, 2017
  Mayor David Maynard
  December 31, 2020