Dawson County Board of Commissioners
25 Justice Way, Suite 2313
Dawsonville, GA 30534
(706) 344-3501 phone
(706) 344-3889 fax
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Dawson County is a political subdivision of the State of Georgia. The governing authority of the County is the Board of Commissioners.
The general duties of the Board of Commissioners are:
- To enact resolutions and ordinances for the general health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Dawson County;
- To levy taxation when necessary to finance the operation of the county government;
- To plan for future public needs; and
- To provide necessary services to safeguard the well-being and safety of the citizens
Dawson County has a five member board with four district commissioners and a chairman who are all elected at large. Commissioners serve a term of four years and all are elected on staggered terms. The vice chairman of the Board is elected each year by the five member Board of Commissioners.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners holds two voting sessions each month on the first and third Thursday at 6:00PM. Commission work sessions are held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 4:00PM. Special Called Meetings are held when necessary. The public is invited to attend these meetings which are held in the 2nd Floor Assembly Room of the Dawson County Government Center, 25 Justice Way, Dawsonville, Georgia.
Mike Berg is serving his fourth term as Chairman of the Dawson County Board of Commissioners. His term of office began January 1, 2005 and will end December 31, 2016.
Sharon Fausett is serving her first term as the District 1 Commissioner. Her term of office began January 1, 2015 and will end December 31, 2018.
James Swafford is serving his second term as the District 2 Commissioner. His term of office began January 1, 2009 and will end December 31, 2016.
Jimmy Hamby is serving his first term as the District 3 Commissioner. His term of office began January 1, 2011 and will end December 31, 2014.
Julie Hughes Nix is serving her fourth term as the District 4 Commissioner. Her second term of office began January 1, 2005 and will end December 31, 2016.