Cobb County Government

Audit Committee

Description: Created to assist the Board of Commissioners in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities by reviewing and evaluating the County's financial information, established systems of internal controls, and the audit process.

Consists of five (5) members:
1) Chairman, Board of Commissioners;
2) One District Commissioner;
3) One Elected Official; and
4, 5) Two citizens with expertise in the areas of accounting, auditing, internal control and local government operations.

District Commissioners will serve on a rotating basis annually. District 1 Commissioner will serve for 2017. Citizen members will be appointed by a majority vote of the BOC. Citizen members will serve at the pleasure of the Board of Commissioners and may be removed at any time, with or without cause. The Chairman of the BOC will serve as the Chairman of the committee and all other officers shall be elected by the committee. The committee will determine its purpose and develop a charter and present to the Board of Commissioners for adoption. The committee has no power to incur debt or contractually bind Cobb County unless specifically authorized by resolution of the BOC. Committee members receive no compensation. The committee shall be deactivated effective December 31, 2017, unless specifically extended by formal action of the BOC.

Board Members:
Mike Boyce, BOC Chairman
Bob Weatherford, BOC District 1 Commissioner
Angie Davis, Clerk of State Court, Elected Official
Carla Jackson, Tax Commissioner
Brett McClung, Citizen member
Laurie Dyke, Citizen member

Committee Charter [PDF]