Douglas County Georgia

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District 2 Commissioner Kelly Robinson

District 2 Commissioner Kelly Robinson
District 2 Commissioner Kelly Robinson 


Contact:
Kelly Robinson
District 2 Commissioner
8700 Hospital Drive
Third Floor, Douglas County Courthouse
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
Phone: 770.920.7266
Fax: 770.920.7357
kgrobinson@co.douglas.ga.us




Overview:

Kelly Robinson serves as Vice-Chairman and the District 2 Commissioner for Douglas County Board of Commissioners. As the District 2 Commissioner, Robinson represents Lithia Springs, Deer Lick, Boundary Waters, Chestnut Log, Factory Shoals, Old Colonial as well as the Sweetwater State Park areas.

Robinson also serves the primary corridors of Riverside Drive, Thornton Road, Veterans Memorial Highway, Fairburn Road and Highway 166. Douglas County voters first elected Vice- Chairman Robinson to office in 2008 and re-elected him in 2012 and 2016. On top of the duties and responsibilities of being an elected official, Commissioner Robinson serves as Chair of Finance and Audit, Transportation, Committees and is a member of the Purchasing and dctv23 Programming Committee.

Due to these committees, Robinson has been involved in the negotiation of intra-county bus system to include “regional” route design connecting through Cobb and Fulton into H.E. Holmes Station (pre-ATL), the rebranding of all county mobility programs into “Connect Douglas”, championed a long-term capital policy that the Board of Commissioners adopted unanimously as well as a long-term capital plan for financial purposes, and served as lead local legislator to validate the strategic fit and performed site due diligence leading to the securing of Georgia’s largest economic investment deal in history - the $2.5 billion Switch Data Center.

Robinson has consistently believed that Douglas County's future quality of life can only be increased with a focus on economic development involving innovation, industry, and investment as well as housing policy. Robinson writes and publishes policy papers on various housing and financial topics that extend solutions toward national issues.

Commissioner Robinson possesses 27 years of business experience, currently operating as CEO of Archie Mae, a housing advocacy and capital markets firm. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Pricing at Wachovia within its $4 billion commercial banking group that encompassed business banking, regional banking, corporate banking, commercial real estate and treasury services. Robinson also sits on the board of a homeless prevention center, Caring for Others, as well as the Bronner Business Institute.

In addition, Robinson instructs students on Entrepreneurship, Business Analysis and Strategic Management at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University where he also earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing) and Masters in Management (Strategic Planning). He is writing his first book and is about to launch a radio and cable series. Robinson also serves as a proud father of his two sons, 21-year-old Kelly Jr, and 18-year-old Christopher.



District Dialogue Episodes
September 2018: Dr. Tina Champion

January 2018: Connect Douglas

October 2017: Intern Interview
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February 2017: County Update
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October 2016: Paving and Public Transportation
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June 2016: Douglas County Tax Base Statistics
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February 2016 Mental Health/County Planning
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Douglas County Mental Health Forum
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May 2015: Transportation Services Study Public Meeting
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January 2015: Board of Education
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July 2014: AT&T Transmitter Tour
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April 2014: Finance Class
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April 2013: Bullying
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December 2012: Year-end Recap
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August 2012: Entrepreneurship
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April 2012: Planning and Zoning
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January 2012: Education
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August 2011: Homelessness and The United Way
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April 2011: Housing During a Down Economy
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December 2010: Solutions to Economic Problems
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August 2010: Entrepreneurship Program Part 2
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February 2010: Entrepreneurship Program Part 1
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October 2009: TADs and The First Nine Months in Office
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Town Hall Meeting: June 15, 2015


Swearing In Ceremony: December 29, 2016


Swearing In Ceremony: December 29, 2008