Open Boards & Committees Positions

Notice of Appointments to Oconee County Advisory Boards & Committees


The Oconee County Board of Commissioners is seeking citizen applicants for appointments to the following advisory committee:

Animal Control Advisory Board:

Three appointments to begin July 1, 2017 for two-year terms that will expire June 30, 2019. Members advise and assist the Animal Control Director and the Oconee County Board of Commissioners in connection with policies and programs relating to the department. Regular meetings of the Advisory Board shall be held in January, April, July, and October at a time, date, and place established by the Advisory Board. 

Family and Children Services Board:

One appointment to begin July 1, 2017 for a five-year term that will expire June 30, 2022. Members advise and assist the Department of Family and Children Services and act as a liaison to the general public. Per Bill SB 138, Appointees must be selected from the following categories:
pediatric health care providers; appropriate school personnel; emergency responders; law enforcement personnel; private child welfare service providers;
alumni of the child welfare system; mental health care providers; former foster parents; or leaders within the faith based community. Meetings are held bi- monthly (January, March, May, July, September, and November) at the Oconee County DFACS Office, 1400 Greensboro Highway, Watkinsville, GA 30677


Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission:

Four appointments to begin July 1, 2017 for three-year terms that will expire June 30, 2020, and two appointments to begin immediately for un-expired terms that will expire June 30, 2018. Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, dedicated to increasing environmental stewardship among citizens. Meetings are held the first Monday of each month, 7:00 pm at the Oconee Government Annex, 1291 Greensboro Highway, Watkinsville. 


Oconee County Library Advisory Board:

One appointment to begin immediately for a five-year term to expire December 31, 2021. Members review and approve budgets, establish policies governing library programs, and present financial and progress reports. Meetings are held quarterly on the second Monday at 4:30 pm. Location varies between Oconee Library, 1080 Experiment Station Road, Watkinsville and Bogart Library, 200 South Burson Avenue, Bogart.

Interested persons may request applications and additional information regarding these positions from the Board of Commissioners Office, 23 North Main Street, P.O. Box 145, Watkinsville, Georgia 30677, or (706) 769-5120.  Applications are also available on the Oconee County website at www.oconeecounty.com.  The deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. Friday March 24, 2017


Contact Us 


Board of Commissioners Office:
23 North Main Street
P.O. Box 145
Watkinsville, Georgia 30677
Phone: 706-769-5120

Applications are also available on the Oconee County website fill out the Application Citizen Advisory Board.