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Camden Co. Board of Commissioners Reorganization

Each year before their first meeting, the Board of Commissioners selects the Chair and Vice-Chair of the County Commission to serve a one-year term.

At a special called meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners elected a Chair and Vice-Chair for 2020. Each year before their first meeting, the Board of Commissioners selects the Chair and Vice-Chair of the County Commission to serve a one-year term. Commissioner Jimmy Starline was elected as Chair and Commissioner Gary Blount was elected as Vice-Chair for 2020.

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is comprised of five members chosen through district elections for staggered, four-year terms.

Responsibilities of the Commission include making policies; adopting laws; setting budget limits; establishing tax rates; and setting an official regular meeting and holiday calendar. The Board also appoints a County Administrator and a County Attorney, both of whom are chosen by and responsible to the Board of Commissioners.

Board meetings are usually held at 6:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month unless otherwise scheduled. All meetings are held in the Commissioners Meeting Chambers on the second floor of the Government Services Complex located at 200 East 4th Street in Woodbine.

Special Called meetings, Work Sessions, and Public Hearings are held when necessary.

A meeting calendar is on the homepage of the county’s website, www.camdencountyga.gov. All meetings are open to the public.

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