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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Multiple Board and Committee Openings

Board Positions Open

The Greene County Board of Commissioners encourages interested citizens that would like to be considered for appointment to one of several County Boards & Committees to submit a Candidate Questionnaire. The Commissioners will be considering appointments for the Airport Advisory Committee, Board of Tax Assessors, the Planning and Zoning Board, Greene County Development Authority and the Lake Oconee Area Development Authority during the December meeting of the Board of Commissioners.

Airport Advisory Committee

Position Openings

  • Three (3)

Term

  • Two (2) Years
  • January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2024

Meeting Times and Location

  • 3rd Thursday of every month at 8 am
  • Greene County Regional Airport
    2550 Union Point Highway
    Greensboro, GA 30642
  • Open to the public

Objective

The objectives of the Committee are to provide input to the County Administration to help maintain and improve the airport facilities, and to provide assistance to the County Administration in establishing rates and fees for use of the airport facilities. 

Board of Tax Assessors 

Position Openings

  • One (1)

Term

  • Three (3) Years
  • January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2025

Meeting Times and Location

  • 4th Wednesday of every month at 5:15 pm
  • Greene County Administration Building
    1034 Silver Drive
    Lower Level Conference Room
    Greensboro, GA 30642
  • Open to the public

Objective

The Board is responsible for notifying taxpayers when there are changes to the fair market value of their property. In addition, the Board receives, reviews and ensures the proper processing of all appeals, reviews all applications for exemptions, and approves or denies the applications. Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:15pm in the Lower-Level Conference Room of the County Administration Building. Members are required to complete at least 40 hours of approved appraisal courses within 180 days of appointment, and an additional 40 hours of training during each of the two calendar years of service.  

Planning and Zoning Board 

Position Openings

  • One (1) for District 2

Term

  • Three (3) Years
  • January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2025

Meeting Times and Location

  • Last Tuesday of every month at 4:00 pm
  • Greene County Administration Building
    1034 Silver Drive
    Greensboro, GA 30642
  • Open to the public

Objective

The Planning and Zoning Board conducts public hearings on rezoning and variance requests. The Board does not make planning and zoning decisions, but serve to make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners. 

Greene County Development Authority

Position Openings

  • One (1)

Term

  • Four (4) Years
  • January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2026

Meeting Times and Location

  • 2nd Tuesday of every month at 8 am
  • Greene County Board of Commissioners
    Conference Room
    1034 Silver Dr
    Ste 201
    Greensboro, GA 30642

Objective

The mission of the Greene County Development Authority:

  • To grow economic activity, 
  • Enrich quality of life, 
  • Support smart economic development opportunities
  • Progressively market our logistics, financial, educational and lifestyle resources to attract businesses which contribute to the creation of quality jobs, increased tax base
  • Enhance sustainability and better our Greene County community

Lake Oconee Area Development Authority

Position Openings

  • Two (2)

Term

  • Five (5) Years
  • January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2027

Meeting Times and Location

  • First Monday of February, May, August and November at 1:00 pm
  • The Peoples Bank
    209 S Jefferson Avenue
    Eatonton, GA 31024

Objective

The Lake Oconee Area Development Authority is a statutory authority whose purpose is to develop, promote, and expand for the public good and general welfare, industry and trade within Greene and Putnam Counties, Georgia. Members of the Lake Oconee Area Development Authority must have been a resident of Greene County for one year. 

Eligibility Requirements for All Positions

  • Must reside and maintain residency in Greene County, 
  • you must not owe any delinquent taxes or fees to Greene County, 
  • Cannot serve on more than two appointed boards or authorities, 
  • and you must completely, properly and accurately complete a Candidate Questionnaire.  
  • Applicants ideally would have some relevant background, involvement or education in the respective board, 
  • be competent and of sound mind, 
  • be truly interested in the welfare of Greene County and its residents, 
  • sensitive to the long-term, as well as, immediate impact of their decisions,
  •  and be willing to devote the time and energy necessary to fulfill their responsibilities. 

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for one of these openings, complete a Candidate Questionnaire..

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