Cobb Advisory Committee Meeting with Jason Gaines, Cobb County

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Name: Cobb Advisory Committee Meeting with Jason Gaines, Cobb County
Date: September 22, 2021
Time: 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Join the Council for Quality Growth's Cobb Advisory Committee Meeting on September 22 at 11:45 a.m. IN-PERSON at Georgia Association of Water Professionals with Mr. Jason Gaines, Planning & Economic Development Division Manager, Cobb County. 

This is a hybrid meeting. When registering for this meeting, please indicate whether you will be attending in-person or joining the meeting via Zoom. Zoom meeting details will be emailed only to virtual registrants the day before the meeting. If you would like to change your registration type, please email Kathryn Jones at

Jason Gaines
Planning & Economic Development Division Manager
Cobb County

Jason Gaines is the Planning and Economic Development Division Manager for the Cobb County Community Development Agency.  He and his staff manage Cobb’s long-range land use plan and growth strategy, in addition to administering programs and services that foster business recruitment, retention, and expansion.  Jason’s staff prepares economic incentive packages for prospective businesses looking to relocate to or expand within Cobb, and provides services to small businesses by way of assistance with permitting and licensing through various County departments.
Jason previously served as the Planning & Development Manager for the City of Clarkston, Georgia, where he helped modernize the City’s community development functions through the implementation of procedures for zoning actions, sign permitting, construction permitting, land disturbance, and others.  He also played a major role in the development of Clarkston’s Downtown Streetscape project, which utilized guidance from the City’s Livable Centers Initiative plan and seeks to catalyze investment and revitalization throughout the city.
Jason holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Miami University, and a Master of City and Regional Planning Degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.  He is a professionally certified planner through the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and has a Certificate of Local Government Management from The University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government. He is an active alumni member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, and is an alum of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development (2011), Leadership DeKalb (2014), the Regional Leadership Institute (2017), and Leadership Cobb (2018). 
IN-PERSON at Georgia Association of Water Professionals
1655 Enterprise Way
Marietta, GA 30067

ONLINE via Zoom Video Conference

*Zoom details will be sent only to virtual registrants the day before the meeting
Date/Time Information:
Fourth Wednesday of Every Month
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
Contact Information:
Joseph Santoro
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