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The Fitzgerald and Ben Hill County Development Authority was created in 1963 by an amendment to the Georgia Constitution. The authority was created to develop, promote and expand Fitzgerald and Ben Hill County for the public good and general welfare of their residents.
Governed by a five member board, the Fitzgerald and Ben Hill County Development Authority has three seats established by the legislation and two appointed seats. The three automatic seats consist of the Mayor of Fitzgerald, the chairman of the Ben Hill County Board of Commissioners and the chairman of the board of the Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Chamber of Commerce. The Fitzgerald City Council and the Ben Hill County Board of Commissioners each appoint one member to the board.
The Fitzgerald and Ben Hill County Development Authority has worked on 60-plus successful projects since its inception, all of which influenced positive job creation in the community totaling nearly 6,000 new jobs. Now, 50 years later, the Fitzgerald and Ben Hill County Development Authority Board of Directors and Staff continue to work daily to recruit and retain jobs, as has historically been done, but with new approaches.
Fitzgerald-Ben Hill Development Authority
PO Box 218
Fitzgerald, Ga 31750
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