Board of Commissioners

  1. Demolition of Old Jail - Notice of street closure

    Water Street will be closed at times over the next few weeks starting December 15, 2017 due to the demolition of the old jail. Read on...
  2. Board of Commissioners New Start Time

    The Board of Commissioners meeting times will start at 6:00 PM beginning January 2018.
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Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas

Mark Saxon

Mark Saxon

Chuck Horton

Chuck Horton

John Daniell

John Daniell

Bubber Wilkes

Bubber Wilkes
Mission
Provide the highest quality services in a fiscally responsible manner to promote the health, safety, and general welfare of all Oconee County citizens.

Responsibilities

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners is the county governing authority as provided by state law. The Board is vested with budget and taxing authority, ordinance making authority, and control of county property, roads and facilities.

The Chairman and commissioners are elected at-large for staggered terms of four years. The Chairman is a full-time elected official and the county's Chief Executive Officer who, in consultation with the Commissioners, appoints officers and staff as needed to administer the responsibilities of the Board.