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. February 26, 2021 to Bristeria Clark Hope, Deputy County Clerk at bclark@dougherty.ga.us.

ALBANY-DOUGHERTY LAND BANK BOARD – One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a two-year unexpired term ending July 31, 2022. 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. The Board meets every 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:00 p.m. Application must be submitted. Please click here for the application.

TAX ASSESSORS BOARD - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a three-year unexpired term ending December 31, 2023. 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.

The following board have open vacancies:

AIR CONDITIONING, HEATING, & VENTILATION BOARD – One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2021. 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. The appointed person must be a Dougherty County resident.

ELECTRICAL BOARD - Four (4) appointments. The appointments will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2021. 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 – One (1) appointment. One 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.

GAS BOARD - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill a one-year term ending December 31, 2021. 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.

RETIREMENT FUND COMMITTEE – One (1) appointment. One appointment will fill an unexpired four-year term ending December 31, 2021. 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. The appointment represents a citizen member and the appointment person must be a Dougherty County resident.