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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 15, 2019 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 a three-year term ending October 1, 2022.  The Board considers appeals 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 a one-year term ending December 31, 2020.  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.

CITIZENS TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE - Two (2) appointments. The appointments will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2022. This Committee was established by a Joint Ordinance of the City and County. The ordinance provides for a nine member citizen board from the City of Albany, Lee County, and Dougherty County. The Committee meets quarterly at 8:00 A.M. in the Central Square Complex (dates vary).

DOUGHERTY COUNTY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY – Three (3) appointments.  The appointments will fill a four-year term ending December 31, 2023.  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. 

ELECTRICAL BOARD - Five (5) appointments. The appointments will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2020. 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.

FIRE CODE BOARD OF APPEALS – Four (4) appointments.  The appointments will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2022.  The purpose of the Board is to listen and make decisions on appeals regarding complaints of violations of the Joint Fire Code.  This Board meets on an “as-needed” basis. 

FLOOD PLAIN MANAGEMENT REVIEW BOARD – One (1) appointment.  The appointment will fill an unexpired three-year term 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. The appointment must be an engineer or a land surveyor. 

GAS BOARD - Three (3) appointments. The appointments will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2020. 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.

LIBRARY BOARD - Two (2) appointments. The appointments will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2022. 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).

PLANNING COMMISSION- Three (3) appointments.  The appointments will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2022.  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, 2020.  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.

SOUTHWEST GEORGIA COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2020. 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 7:30 pm in Moultrie.

SOUTHWEST GEORGIA HOUSING TASK FORCE - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2020. 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 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.

SOUTHWEST GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMISSION - Two (2) appointments. The appointments will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2020. This Board meets the last Thursday of every month in Camilla, GA at 7:00 p.m.

STADIUM AUTHORITY - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a four-year term ending December 31, 2023. This Board meets biweekly at different location and times.

TAX ASSESSORS BOARD - One (1) appointment.  The appointment will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2022.  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. 

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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