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Formed by state legislation in 1977, the Athens Downtown Development Authority administers the revitalization and redevelopment of the Central Business District. Acting as a liaison between the Athens Clarke County Government and the Downtown Business community, the Authority coordinates planning and implementation of public facilities as well as assisting private investors and individual businesses.
The Athens Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors is a seven member volunteer board appointed by the Athens-Clarke County Board of Commissioners that governs the Downtown Development Authority.
ADDA Board Meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month from 3:00-5:00 P.M. The Board Meetings are held at the Chamber of Commerce located at 246 West Hancock Avenue. All Board Meetings are open to the public.