Appointed Boards

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 9, 2022 to Bristeria Clark Hope, Deputy County Clerk at bclark@dougherty.ga.us.

To view a listing of all boards, committees or authorities click here.

JOINT BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS & APPEALS – One (1) appointment. The appointment (joint) will fill a three-year term ending October 1, 2025. 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.

ELECTRICAL BOARD - Four (4) appointments. These appointments will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2023. 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 and one (1) must be Professional Engineer. The appointed person must be a Dougherty County resident. The Board meets on an as-needed basis.

FIRE CODE BOARD OF APPEALS –Three (3) appointments. These appointments will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2025. 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 – Two (2) appointments. These appointments will fill a three-year unexpired term ending December 31, 2024. The purpose of the Board is to consider variances in structures that are below the required base flood elevation levels. This Board meets on an as-needed basis.

GAS BOARD - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2023. 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. The appointed person must be a Dougherty County resident.

GOLDEN TRIANGLE RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT (RC & D) COUNCIL - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a two-year term ending December 31, 2024. 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.

RETIREMENT FUND COMMITTEE - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a four-year term ending December 31, 2026. 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. One (1) appointment represents citizen members and (1) appointment must be a retiree of the Dougherty County Board of Commissioners. The appointed person must be a Dougherty County resident.

SOUTHWEST GEORGIA REGIONAL COMMISSION - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2023. This Board meets the last Thursday of every month in Camilla, GA at 7:00 p.m. The appointed person must be a Dougherty County resident.