Downtown Development Authority

The Ringgold Downtown Development Authority (DDA) purpose is to develop and promote for the public good and general welfare trade, commerce, industry and employment opportunities and to promote the general welfare of the State of Georgia by creating a climate favorable to the location of new industry, trade and commerce and the continued support and development of existing downtown businesses.

Vision Statement - To establish Downtown Ringgold as a hub for local, regional and inter-state and businesses by celebrating our history, fostering entrepreneurship and encouraging a family friendly experience.

Mission Statement - To promote and preserve the unique character of Ringgold in a celebration of its heritage and the growth of its commerce through events, activities and attractions that displays the pride of its residents and makes Ringgold a desirable destination. 

The Downtown Development Authority meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at Ringgold City Hall at 4:30 p.m. 


Kelly Bomar- Chairman
Term expires: December 31, 2025

Joy Thornton 

Term Expires: December 31, 2026 

Bonnie Hutelin, Vice-Chairman
Term expires: December 31, 2024

Kim Smith
Term expires: December 31, 2026

Jeremy Thacker
Term expires: December 31, 2024

Kim Stapp 

Term expires: December 31, 2026

Babs Bell

Term expires: December 31, 2026 

For more information, contact Main Street Manager, Jamie Klementisz at or call 706-935-1510.