About DAPC

The Development Authority of Polk County (DAPC) is an independent agency charged with economic development for Polk County, providing a point of contact for industry looking to relocate or expand within the footprint of Polk County. Our state-of-the-art resources provide prospects, developers, brokers, property and business owners with detailed information about specific parcels and available land, industrial and commercial space. Our mission is to bring quality jobs and opportunities for the citizens of Polk County through continued growth in new and existing industry and the redevelopment of areas of commercial blight or underuse.

The DAPC provides:
  • Demographics and Community Information
  • Confidential Site Selection & Marketing Service
  • Fast Track Permitting
  • Program Financing and Incentives
  • Government Liaison Services
  • Zoning Information
  • Residential and Commercial Building Trends

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Our Staff

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    Terry Schwindler, CEcD

    President/CEO

    (470) 842-4328

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    April Lucas

    Existing Industries

    (470) 842-4352

    Email

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Our Board

Development Authority Board Members
  • Jamie Morris, Jr. - Chairman
  • Karen Nissen - Vice Chairman
  • Rocky Tillery - Treasurer
  • April Lucas - Secretary (ex officio)
  • Clint Brock
  • Norman Smith
  • Ben Lovvorn
  • Darrin Kines
  • David Williams

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Meetings & Agendas

The DAPC holds public meetings at 8 a.m. on the second Friday of each month, rotating between the Rockmart and Cedartown offices.