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The Board of Commissioners of Dougherty County, Georgia will make appointments to the following listed Boards.  Candidates should submit a letter of interest and/or resume by
5:00 p.m., November 29, 2018 to:

 

            Jawahn Ware, County Clerk

            Dougherty County Commission

            222 Pine Ave Ste 540

            Albany, GA 31701

            bclark@dougherty.ga.us

 

JOINT BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS & APPEALS – Two (2) appointments.  The appointments will fill three-year terms ending October 1, 2021.  The Board considers appeal from citizens regarding decisions and/or interpretations of the Building Inspector as it relates to the Southern Standard Building Code.  Applicants should have building industry experience.  The Board meets on an as-needed basis.

AIR CONDITIONING, HEATING, & VENTILATION BOARD – Four (4) appointments. The appointments will fill one-year terms ending December 31, 2019.  The purpose of this Board is to review all matters pertaining to standards for use of air conditioning, heating and ventilation. The Board meets on an as-needed basis.

ALBANY-DOUGHERTY LAND BANK BOARD – One (1) appointment.  The appointment will fill a two-year term ending July 31, 2020.   The purpose of this board is to strategically acquire and dispose of property for the betterment of neighborhoods and the community as a whole.   Applicants must have documented experience in subject matters relating to the operation of a Land Bank, this includes but is not limited to: real estate, banking, property development, finance and/or accounting. An application must be submitted. Please click here for the application.

ASPIRE Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability Services BoardOne (1) appointment.  The appointment will fill a three-year term ending June 30, 2021.  The purpose of this Board is to provide mental health, developmental disability and addictive diseases services to citizens in an eight county area.  The Board meets every odd month and on an as-needed basis.  Submission to County Clerk must state the disability area represented. Click here to view eligibility information.

DOUGHERTY COUNTY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY – One (1) appointment.  The appointment will fill a four-year unexpired term ending December 31, 2019.  The purpose of this Board is to develop and promote the general welfare, trade, commerce, industry and employment opportunities in the County.  The Board meets on an as-needed basis. 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION – One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a two-year term ending December 31, 2020.  The purpose of this Board is to continue to lead in efforts to promote Albany and Dougherty County for economic development purposes and in recruiting new business and industry to the Albany and Dougherty County area. The Board typically meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

ELECTRICAL BOARD - Five (5) appointments. The appointments will fill one-year terms ending December 31, 2019. The purpose of this Board is to consider all matters related to electrical installations, including alterations, repairs, and equipment. The Board meets on an as needed basis. One (1) appointment must be a Master Electrician, two (2) must be an Electrical Supplier, one (1) must be Professional Engineer and one (1) represents a citizen member.

FLOOD PLAIN MANAGEMENT REVIEW BOARD – Three (3) appointments.  The appointments will fill three-year terms ending December 31, 2021.  The purpose of the Board is to consider variances on structures that are below the required base flood elevation levels.  This Board meets on an as needed basis. One appointment must be an engineer or a land surveyor

GAS BOARD - Three (3) appointments. The appointments will fill one-year terms ending December 31, 2019. The purpose of this Board is to consider all matters related to gas work, including alterations, repairs, and equipment. This Board meets on an as-needed basis.

GOLDEN TRIANGLE RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT (RC & D) COUNCIL - Two (2) appointments.  The appointments will fill two-year terms ending December 31, 2020.  The purpose of the Board is to assist local people in planning and carrying out activities that conserve natural resources, support economic development, enhance the environment and improve the standard of living for all citizens.  The Council meets once a quarter in Miller County.

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE - Four (4) appointments. The appointments will fill two-year terms ending December 31, 2020.  The purpose of the Board is to provide designation of historic properties or historic districts, provide recommendations to the respective City / County Commissions for final approval, and to provide for an appeals procedure. The Board typically meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at 10:00 AM.

HOSPITAL AUTHORITY – Three (3) appointments.  Two appointments will fill five-year terms ending December 31, 2023 and one appointment will fill an unexpired five-year term ending December 31, 2020.  The purpose of this Board is to seek quality health care at a reasonable cost for our community.  The Board meets quarterly.

LIBRARY BOARD - Two (2) appointments. The appointments will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2021. The purpose of the Board is to establish policies for library services and review complaints regarding the library. The Board meets the 3rd Monday of every month (except July, August, & December).

MENTAL HEALTH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES & ADDICTIVE DISEASES ADVISORY COUNCIL, REGION 4 – Two (2) appointments.  The appointments will fill three-year terms ending December 31, 2021.  The Board plans and oversees a network of public mental health developmental disabilities, addictive disease and prevention services for 24 counties.  The Board meets every two months on the 2nd Tuesday in various locations.  Submission to County Clerk must state the disability area represented. An application must be submitted. Click here to view eligibility information.

PAYROLL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY – One (1) appointment.  The appointment will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2021.  The Board develops and promotes jobs and payroll industries for the public good and general welfare.    The Board meets on an as-needed basis.

PLANNING COMMISSION- Two (2) appointments.  The appointment will fill three-year terms ending December 31, 2021.  The Commission recommends actions on zoning and special approval cases.  The Board meets monthly on the first Thursday at 2 p.m.

PLUMBING BOARD - Three (3) appointments. The appointments will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2019. The purpose of the Board is to consider all matters related to plumbing work, including alterations, repairs, and equipment. The Board meets on an as-needed basis.  Two (2) appointments must be Master Plumbers and one (1) represents a citizen member.

RETIREMENT FUND COMMITTEE - Three (3) appointments. The appointment will fill a four-year term ending December 31, 2022.  The purpose of the Board is to administer the plan for the exclusive benefit of participants and their beneficiaries.  The Board meets quarterly (February, May, August, and November) at 9:00 AM.  Two (2) appointments represent citizen members and (1) appointment must be a retiree of Dougherty County Board of Commissioners.

SOUTHWEST GEORGIA COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2019. The purpose of this Board is to provide social services funded through Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), Head Start/Early Head Start, Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), and Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA). This Board meets the 4th Tuesday of every other (odd) month at 7:30pm in Moultrie.

SOUTHWEST GEORGIA HOUSING TASK FORCE - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2019. The purpose of this Board is to focus on education as a key to solving and preventing housing problems in the 14-county region. This Board meets in Camilla, GA on the 2nd Tuesday from 10:00AM – 1:00PM.

SOUTHWEST GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMISSION - Two (2) appointments. The appointments will fill one-year terms ending December 31, 2019. This Board meets the last Thursday of every month in Camilla, GA at 7:00 p.m.

TAX ASSESSORS BOARD - Three (3) appointments.  Two (2) appointments will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2021.  One (1) appointment will fill an unexpired three-year term ending December 31, 2020.  The purpose of this Board is to hear taxpayer appeals only for issues dealing with matters of taxability, uniformity of assessment and value to homestead exemption. The Board meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month. The appointed person must be a Dougherty County resident and must complete required training within 180 days of appointment. This appointment will be paid per month.

VOTER REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a two-year term ending December 31, 2020.  The purpose of the Board is to handle all city, county, state and local elections; all voter registration for the city and county and appoint poll workers.  The Board meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month.

For additional information on appointed boards, commissions and authorities, view our listing here, call the County Clerk's Office at 431-2121 or email bclark@dougherty.ga.us.

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