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Duties of the Board of Commissioners | Print |

Many people are unaware of exactly which services the county provides to its citizens. The following is a list of duties for the Board of Commissioners. Hopefully, this will help you to get a better understanding of how I can be of assistance to you. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call (404)-612-8226 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Board members establish policies for the health and welfare of County residents. Such responsibilities include the following:

  • Funding Grady Hospital
  • Providing assistance to the Department of Family and Children Services
  • Providing services to children, families, the elderly, and disabled through the Department of Human Services
  • Operating the Department of Health and Wellness and the Department of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases
  • Appointing government officials such as the County Manager, County Clerk and County Attorney
  • Adopting annual budgets for County government operations
  • Authorizing bond referendas
  • Enacting plans for County growth and development
  • Leading the operation of a system of courts that includes judges, the Clerk of the Superior Court, the District Attorney, the Solicitor, the Sheriff, the Marshal, and the Public Defender
  • County Government also provides
    • Library services to citizens throughout the county
    • Arts and recreation programs for youth and adults within the ten municipalities as well as in unincorporated Fulton County
 
 

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