Marietta Development Authority

Agendas & Minutes 

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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RepresentativePositionContact Information
Fran SuttonPost 1, Term expires September 13, 2025Email F. Sutton
William B. DunawayPost 2, Term expires October 13, 2025Email W Dunaway
Sterling G. WhartonPost 3, Term expires October 11, 2025Email S Wharton
John J. Elliott Jr.
Residential Developer
Post 4, Term expires June 9, 2025Email J. Elliott
James D. SoutherlandPost 5, Term expires March 10, 2026Email J. Southerland
Judy E RenfroePost 6, Term expires May 8, 2025Email J. Renfroe
Michael J. Henderson
Commercial Banker
Post 7, Term expires May 8, 2025Email M. Henderson


Seven members elected by City Council. The members must be taxpayers and live in the city of Marietta.


Posts 1 and 2 - two years; Posts 3 and 4 - four years; Posts 5, 6 and 7 - six years. If at the end of any term of office of any director, a successor thereto shall not have been elected, then the director whose term of office shall have expired shall continue to hold office until his successor shall be so elected.


$100 per month (effective May 1, 2001 - Ord. Number 6231)


Download a form to join this authority (PDF) and submit it to the City Clerk's Office.

The purpose of the Marietta Development Authority is to develop and promote for the public good and general welfare trade, commerce, industry, and employment opportunities in the city of Marietta.


 Ad hoc meetings.