Cobb County Government

Board of Commissioners

Authorization: Present five (5) member governing authority was created by Ga. Laws of 1075, Ex. Session, Act #22, p. 2075; Amended by Ga. Laws as follows: 1965, p. 2192; 1966, p. 2070, 1967, pp. 2350, 3182; 1968, p. 3581; 1969, pp. 2486, 3280; 1971, p. 3150; 1972, p. 3639;

1973, pp. 3120, 3305, 3640; 1974, p. 3829; 1977, p. 3694; 1981, p. 369; 1982, pp. 4111, 4550; 1983, pp. 4245-4283; 1985, pp. 3862-3863; 1986, p. 4157, Ga. Laws 1987, p. 4955, Ga. Laws 1989, p. 4418, Ga. Laws 1992, p. ??? (Act. No. 682, H.B. 1672). Cobb County Code Chapter 2-1-1 through 2-1-49; Ga. Laws 1993, p. ??? (Act No. 163, S.B. 325); Ga. Laws 1993, p. ??? (Act No. 213, H.B. No. 621); Ga. Laws 2004, p. ??? (Act No. 836, H.B. No. 1736).

Description: The BOC is the duly authorized governing authority of Cobb County and as such shall exercise the powers, duties and responsibilities vested in and imposed upon said officers by the above act and amendments. BOC consists of five (5) members of which four (4) members are known as commissioners and one (1) is known as Chairman. The Chairman is elected by the entire county. The four (4) commission positions are designated as Commissioner District 1, Commissioner District 2, Commissioner District 3 and Commissioner District 4. Only those persons who reside within a certain district are qualified to offer for election to Commissioner District 1, 2, 3 and 4. Persons offering for Commissioner Districts 1, 2, 3 and 4 shall be elected only by the qualified voters residing within the respective commissioner districts for which such persons offer as candidates. Terms are for four (4) years. The Chairman is compensated at the rate of $111,020 per annum and the District Commissioners are compensated at the rate of $36,400 per annum. The BOC holds two regularly scheduled meetings each month on the second Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. and the fourth Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

Board Members:
Mike Boyce
Bob Weatherford
Bob Ott
JoAnn Birrell
Lisa Cupid

Contact Information:
(770) 528-3307