Commissioners

Board of Commissioners

2018 Camden County Board of Commissioners

From Left: 
District 1 Commissioner Lannie Brant, District 4 and Vice-Chair Commissioner Gary Blount, District 3 Commissioner and Chair Jimmy Starline, District 2 Commissioner Chuck Clark, and District 5 Commissioner Ben Casey.

The Board of County Commissioners is comprised of five members elected through district elections for staggered, four-year terms.

The five-member Board elects the Chair and Vice-Chair of the County Commission each year. For 2020, the Chair is District 3 Commissioner, Jimmy Starline and the Vice-Chair is District 4 Commissioner, Gary Blount.

The Board of Commissioners makes policies, adopts laws, sets budget limits, sets tax rates, etc. The Board appoints a County Administrator who is chosen by and responsible to the Board of County Commissioners.  The County Administrator oversees the day-to-day operations of the County, advises the Board, and implements Commission policy.

The Board of Commissioners usually meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month, exceptions are made and posted on the calendar.  Regular meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers on the 2nd Floor of the Government Services Complex located at 200 East 4th Street in Woodbine. 

Special called meetings are held when necessary. All meetings are open to the public.

State Legislative Priorities

At their January 14, 2020, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the 2020 State Legislative Priorities for Camden County (PDF). This list, created with guidance from staff and the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG), details legislative concerns in which the county has a vested interest. 

Camden County Facts
  • Established: February 5, 1777
  • County Seat: Woodbine
  • Population: 50,513 (as of 2010 U.S. Census data)
  • Population Rank: 41st in state
  • Area: 613 square miles
  • Public Road Mileage: 302.96

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  2. Fri, Apr 10

    Good Friday All county offices closed.
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