Appointed Boards

Welcome to the Dougherty County Board of Commissioners Appointed Boards Page!

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., September 9, 2020 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 - One (1) appointment. The joint appointment 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 - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill an unexpired 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.

CHEHAW PARK AUTHORITY - One (1) County appointment. The appointment will fill a three-year term ending June 30, 2023. The Chehaw Park Authority is the governing body, created by an act of the Georgia General Assembly, for Chehaw Park & Zoo comprised of 800 acres located in Dougherty and Lee counties. The authority is an institution of purely public charity, dedicated to the promotion of the general public welfare in matters of cultural development, education, pleasure, convenience, and recreation of the public at large, and particularly those citizens residing in Lee and Dougherty counties, Georgia. The authority was created as and shall remain a public beneficence, dedicated to the good of humanity and the general improvement and happiness of society. It is declared and established that the operation, maintenance, and expansion of the park is a proper public purpose and that the authority shall be responsible for operation, maintenance, and expansion of the park. The Authority meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 6:15 p.m. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be a resident of Dougherty County or Lee County.

ELECTRICAL BOARD - One (1) appointment. The appointment will fill an unexpired 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.

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.

For additional information on appointed boards, commissions and authorities, view our listing here, call the County Clerk's Office at 431-2121 extension 0 or email bclark@dougherty.ga.us