The mission of the Johnson City Development Authority is to promote and assist with the development and redevelopment of Johnson City, with specific emphasis on downtown, in collaboration with other entities throughout the community; identifying needs and implementing actions.
The JCDA is an accredited National Main Street community.
The JCDA is a City appointed board. Members are appointed for a three year term.
Current members are:
Shannon Castillo, Mitch Cox Realty
Hank Carr, RealtyTrust Group
Tracy Johnson, Inspire Interiors
Jodi Jones, County Commission Representative
Brent Long, RightCoast Medical and London’s Lofts
Freddie Malone, County Commission Representative
Aaron Murphy, Good Samaritan Organization
Lindsay Nickels, D&K Management
William Roller, Mountcastle Corporation
Seth Thomas, Skillville
Craig Torbett, Ameriprise Financial
Robert Williams, Chair, HomeTrust Bank
Joe Wise, City Commission Representative
To reach the JCDA office, call 423-342-3540.
Priorities for the JCDA include safety and enhancing the walkability of downtown, expanding opportunities for public and private parking, programming events downtown and managing all areas of Founders Park and King Commons, administration of facade grants, TIF projects and new business development.
The JCDA also acts as the Main Street America program and encourages the community to help with the revitalization of downtown by participating in the following committees: Design, Economic Vitality, Parking and Marketing and Promotions.
The JCDA holds public board meetings on the third Friday each month at 8am. Current meetings will take place electronically via zoom, pursuant to Executive Order 16, issued by Gov. Bill Lee. A recording of the meeting will be available here within 2 days following the monthly meeting.