About Us

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

Mayor 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, 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. 

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