Commissioners

Board of Commissioners

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

The five-member Board elects the Chair and Vice-Chair of the County Commission each year. For 2022, the Chair is District 4 Commissioner, Gary Blount and the Vice-Chair is District 5 Commissioner, Ben Casey.

The Board of Commissioners makes policies, adopts laws, sets budget limits, sets tax rates, etc. The Board appoints a County Administrator who is chosen by and responsible to the Board of County Commissioners. The County Administrator oversees the day-to-day operations of the County, advises the Board, and implements Commission policy.

Meetings

The Board of Commissioners usually meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month, exceptions are made and posted on the calendar.  Regular meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers on the 2nd Floor of the Government Services Complex located at 200 East 4th Street in Woodbine.

Special called meetings are held when necessary. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings utilize the approved Code of Conduct (PDF).

Legislative Priorities

At their January 18, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the 2022 State Legislative Priorities for Camden County (PDF). This list, created with guidance from staff and the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG), details legislative concerns in which the county has a vested interest. 

Camden County Facts
  • Established: February 5, 1777
  • County Seat: Woodbine
  • Population: 54,768 (as of 2020 U.S. Census data)
  • Population Rank: 41st in state
  • Area: 613 square miles
  • Public Road Mileage: 302.96

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  1. New Ambulances Join Fire Rescue Fleet

    Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) recently placed into service two Custom AEV Type 1 Units. The purchases were approved by the Camden County Board of Commissioners in June 2021. Read on...
  2. Shawn M. Boatright Appointed County Administrator

    At their November 15, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners voted to appoint Shawn M. Boatright, MPA, CPM, as Camden County Administrator. Mr. Boatright assumed the role on November 21, 2022. Read on...
  3. Public Notice: Advance In-Person Voting Opportunities for General Election Runoff

    The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) announces Advance In-Person Voting opportunities for the December 6, 2022, General Election. Read on...
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