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

Jodi Jones, County Commission Representative

Freddie Malone, County Commission Representative

Aaron Murphy, Good Samaritan Organization

Seth Thomas, Skillville

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 holds public board meetings on the third Friday each month at 8am.

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