Jefferson City Industrial Board


The Jefferson City IDB was created in 1966 to foster economic growth within the City. Its duties include to acquire, own, lease, and dispose of properties in order to promote industry and develop trade by attracting manufacturing, industrial and corporation enterprises to locate in Jefferson City. The board also has the authority to deliver tax abatements, generate TIF agreements and acquire loans and grants for development within the City. The IDB currently oversees property located in the Jefferson City Industrial Park and the Jefferson City Industrial Complex. The board has over 100 acres of developed property available for sale. Multiple tracks have rail access as well. To inquire about available property, please contact John Johnson, City Manager of Jefferson City at 865-475-9071.

The board is comprised of 9 volunteer citizens, who serve 6 year terms.

Don Miller, IDB Chairman

David Hensley, IDB Secretary

Wayne Hinkle, IDB Vice-Chairman

James Dean

Tony Pettit

Brian Williams

Chad Orr

Brian Miller

John Schmidt

Mike Kerr, IDB Attorney

John Johnson, City Manager liaison to City Government