Board of Commissioners

Learn about Putnam County's Governing Body

Putnam County is governed by a Board of Commissioners consisting of a chairman, elected county-wide, and four commissioners, one from each district, as provided for in House Bill 248, Act Number 22, signed by the Governor on May 14, 2003.

The Board of Commissioners is a policy making body and oversees the executive functions of the county and assigns the day-to-day duties of the executive role to the county manager.

The Putnam County Board of Commissioners is beginning staggered terms in 2017.  Districts Three and Four and the Chairman will serve a two year term and Districts One and Two will serve a four year term.  The current terms expire December 31, 2018 and December 31, 2020.

The Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Putnam County Administration Building, 117 Putnam Drive, Room 203, Eatonton, Georgia to hear the following:

Proposed adoption of changes to the Putnam County Code of Ordinances – Appendix C (Media Productions)

Proposed changes are available for inspection at the County Commissioners’ Office, 117 Putnam Drive, Suite A, Eatonton, Georgia 31024.   Paper copies of the proposed changes are available for a nominal charge.  Persons with special needs relating to handicapped accessibility shall contact the County Manager five business days in advance of the meeting at 117 Putnam Drive, Suite A, Eatonton, Georgia 31024, (706) 485-5826, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to continue the hearing to another time and place in the event the number of people in attendance at the hearing, including the Board of Commissioners, staff, and members of the public exceeds the legal limits.  Hearings will be conducted pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1 and Section 2-42 of the Putnam County Code of Ordinances.

Stephen J. Hersey

Stephen J. Hersey

Chairman

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Kelvin Irvin

Kelvin Irvin

Commissioner, District 1

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Daniel W. Brown

Daniel W. Brown

Commissioner, District 2

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Alan Foster

Alan Foster

Commissioner, District 3

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Trevor J. Addison

Trevor J. Addison

Commissioner, District 4

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