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About JIDB

The Jasper Industrial Development Board was established to coordinate and promote the growth and development of new and existing business and industry within the City of Jasper, Alabama. The mission of the Board is to expand local job opportunities, improve the quality of life for area residents and grow the local economy.

What JIDB can do for you:

  • One-stop-shop for industries – both new and existing

  • Filing and administration of tax abatements

  • Be a proponent for legislation

  • Plan announcements, groundbreakings and ribbon cuttings for industry

  • Assist with obtaining or improving infrastructure requirements

  • Locate available sites or buildings for industrial or retail development projects

  • Facilitate training needs between industry and local/state education institutions

  • Assist in the permitting process

  • Local wage and benefit survey available to participants

  • Assist international companies

  • Apply for site preparation grants

  • Provide demographic data


Executive Director:

Green Suttles III

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Board Members:

Mr. Charles Tatum - Chairman

Mr. Lamar Lawrence - Vice Chair

Mr. Curt Ballard - Secretary/Treasurer

Mr. Jerry Byars.

Mr. Kevin Callahan

 Mr. Josh Gates

Mr. Bert Hendrix




Mr. Paul Kennedy

Mrs. Lisa Killingsworth

Mr. Carlos Pedraza

Mr. Wayne Rector

Mr. Jon Williams

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