Downtown Development Authority of Norcross (DDA)


The Downtown Development Authority of the City of Norcross is dedicated to the revitalization and redevelopment of the central business districts of the City of Norcross. 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Downtown Development Authority shall organize itself, carry out its duties and responsibilities and exercise its powers and prerogatives in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Downtown Development Authorities Law (O.C.G.A. § 36-42-1 et seq.) as it now exists and as it might hereafter be amended or modified. These duties include:

  • Developing and promoting downtowns
  • Making long-range plans or proposals for downtowns
  • Financing (by loan, grant, lease, borrow or otherwise) projects for the public good
  • Executing contracts and agreements
  • Purchasing, leasing, and selling property 
  • Issuing revenue bonds and notes


DDA meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall in the 2nd floor conference room.

Agendas & Minutes 

Click below to view agendas and minutes. 
Agendas & Minutes


DDA is a seven-member board serving four-year terms with one board member serving as the council representative/liaison. Directors shall be either a taxpayer residing in the City or an owner or operator of a business located within the downtown development geographic area or a taxpayer residing in the county.

Term Expirations

Jim Eyre. Chair

December 1, 2027

John Bemis, Vice Chair

December 1, 2026

Tim Moresco, Treasurer

December 1, 2027

Josh Bare, Councilmember

July 5, 2024

Lauren Summers

December 1, 2025

Brenden Frazier

July 5, 2024

Liz JacksonJuly 5, 2024

Contact Us

To contact the board, you may send an email to

Melissa Zeigler, Staff Liaison
Downtown Manager
Cultural Arts & Tourism Director