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. October 29, 2021 to Bristeria Clark Hope, Deputy County Clerk at bclark@dougherty.ga.us.

JOINT BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS & APPEALS – Three (3) appointments. Two appointments (joint) will fill a three-year term ending October 1, 2024. One appointment (joint) will fill an unexpired 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. These appointments will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2022. 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. Residency requirements may apply.

DOUGHERTY COUNTY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY – Five (5) appointments. Four appointments will fill a four-year term ending December 31, 2025. One appointment will fill an unexpired four-year term ending December 31, 2023. The purpose of this Committee is to develop and promote the general welfare, trade, commerce, industry, and employment opportunities in the County. This Board meets on an as-needed basis.

ELECTRICAL BOARD - Five (5) appointments. These appointments will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2022. 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. The appointed person must be a Dougherty County resident.

FLOOD PLAIN MANAGEMENT REVIEW BOARD – Three (3) appointments. These appointments will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2024. 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.

GAS BOARD - Three (3) appointments. These appointments will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2022. 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. Residency requirements may apply.

HEALTH BOARD – One (1) appointment. This appointment will fill a six-year term ending December 31, 2027. The purpose of this Board is to determine the health needs and resources of its jurisdiction and to develop programs, activities and facilities responsive to those needs and enforces or causes all laws pertaining to health unless the responsibility for the enforcement of such laws is that of another agency. This Board meets at the Health Dept. on the 2nd Monday of every other month at 8 A.M.

LIBRARY BOARD - One (1) appointment. This appointment will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2024. The purpose of this Board is to establish policies for library services and review complaints regarding the library. This Board meets on the 3rd Monday of every month (except July, August, & December).

DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT DISABILITIES REGIONAL 4– Two (2) appointments. These appointments will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2024. The purpose of this Board is to plan and oversee a network of public mental health, developmental disabilities, addictive diseases, and prevention services for 41 counties. This Board meets bi-monthly on the 2nd Tuesday from 1-3 P.M. at 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. This appointment will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2024. The purpose of this Board is to develop and promote for the public good and general welfare jobs and payrolls in industry, agriculture, commerce, and natural resources. This Board meets on an as-needed basis.

PLANNING COMMISSION – Two (2) appointments. These appointments will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2024. The purpose of this Board is to recommend actions on zoning and special approval cases. This Board meets on the 1st Thursday of each month at 2:00 PM.

PLUMBING BOARD – Three (3) appointments. These appointments will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2022. 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. Residency requirements may apply.

RETIREMENT FUND COMMITTEE – Two (2) appointments. These appointments will fill a four-year term ending December 31, 2025. 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. The appointed person must be a Dougherty County resident.

SOUTHWEST GEORGIA COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL - One (1) appointment. This appointment will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2022. 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. This appointment will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2022. 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. These appointments will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2022. This Board meets the last Thursday of every month in Camilla, GA at 7:00 p.m.

STADIUM AUTHORITY – One (1) appointment. This appointment will fill a four-year term ending December 31, 2025. This Committee was established by a Joint Ordinance of the City and County. The ordinance provides for a seven-member citizen board from the City of Albany, Dougherty County, and the Board of Education. This Board meets bi-yearly at different locations and times.

TAX ASSESSORS BOARD - Two (2) appointments. These appointments will fill a three-year term ending December 31, 2024. The purpose of this Board is to hear taxpayer appeals only for issues dealing with matters of taxability, uniformity of assessment, value and homestead exemption. This Board meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Appointed person will be paid per month.