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Board of Commissioners

Polk County, GA Board of Commissioners
Front Row- Philip Bentley, Vice Chair Stefanie Drake Burford, Chairman Marshelle Thaxton
Back Row- Billy Croker, Ray Barber, Jason Ward
BOC Pic 2014

 Mission Statement - 

Provide the citizens of Polk County with exemplary  governmental services while maintaining fiscal discipline and responsible
oversight. 

Vision Statement - 

Polk County will be the premier County in Northwest  Georgia to live, work, and raise a family, with an open and efficient government which works with its citizens, local businesses and organizations to facilitate thoughtful economic growth and prosperity.  In doing so, Polk County will provide solution-oriented services to the community through the application of standards, consistency and planning, with focus on public safety, creation of employment opportunities, and enhancement of quality of life.

The regular commission meeting day is the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Polk County Police Department Building. A work session is held at 5:15 p.m. at the Polk County Police Department Building the Monday before the regular commission meeting. 

 Click here for previous meeting minutes.

Committee-Board  Appointments

Committee-Board Application Click here

Polk County Budgets Click here


 

The board of commissioners is comprised of 6 part time commissioners serving 4 years each. Elections are staggered  every  two years. Each commissioner must reside within 1 of 3 geographic districts, but are elected on a county-wide ballot. The Chairman is elected by the commission at the first meeting of the year.

 

Image of Jason Ward

Jason Ward  

304 N. College Street
Cedartown, GA.30125
770-749-2100 (office)
678-861-1250 (cell)


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Billy Croker

144 West Avenue
Cedartown, Ga 30125
770-749-2100 (office)
770-546-0211 (cell) 

Marshelle Thaxton (Chairman)

31 Spur Street
Rockmart, GA 30153
770-749-2100 (office)
770-684-0907 (home)

Phillip Bentley

65 Old Mill Road
Cedartown, GA 30125
770-749-2100 (office)
678-822-8808 (cell)  

Ray Barber

144 West Avenue
Cedartown, Ga 30125
770-749-2100 (office)
678-901-7790 (cell)

Stefanie Drake Burford (Vice Chairman)

144 West Avenue
Cedartown, Ga 30125
770-749-2100 (office)
678-476-4665 (cell)           

Hours: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Monday - Friday

Phone: 770-749-2100
Fax: 770-748-5520

Polk County Board of Commissioners
144 West Ave. Suite B
Cedartown, GA 30125