The Development Authority of the City of Milledgeville and Baldwin County (DAMBC) serves as our community’s primary agency for business and industrial recruitment, creating quality jobs and stimulating economic development in the City of Milledgeville and Baldwin County. The DAMBC is also committed to continued assistance for companies after they locate, increasing retention of industry and giving existing businesses the tools and services to prosper and grow.
Business and industry clients and prospects can receive a wide range of assistance, including but not limited to the following:
- Access to Financing Options
- State of Georgia Location, Expansion and Retention Assistance
- Maximum State of Georgia Job Tax Credits: Baldwin County is a Tier One Community offering access to the greatest JTC amount offered. Credits can also be utilized against payroll withholding.
- Prepared Building Sites, inclusion in a 500 acre industrial park
- Available Industrial Buildings; including a new 60,000 square foot speculative building for sale or lease
- Building Layout and Industrial Engineering Services
- Business Council for Start Up Companies
- Ad Valorem Tax Liability
- Streamlined Process for Government Permit Approval
- Temporary Office Space
- Export Assistance
- Manufacturers Council
- Supplier Attraction Strategies
- 100% Freeport Exemptions on Inventories
- Labor Training and Retraining Programs
The Authority is chartered under Georgia State Law as a Statutory Authority, serving both the City and the County. The Authority Board Members are appointed by the City of Milledgeville and the Baldwin County Commission. Authority activities are accomplished via an annual operating budget typically funded on a 50/50 basis by the City and County governments. Additional program funds are received via local option sales tax revenues, grants, and property sales.
- Board meetings are held monthly, generally on the fourth Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the City of Milledgeville Economic Development Center Board Room on the second floor.