Board of Commissioners


  • 7 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month
  • Historic Courthouse
    1124 Clark Street
    Covington, GA 30014

Board of Commissioners Meeting Calendar

Special Called Meetings, Work Sessions, and Budget Work Sessions will be called and posted as needed.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Board OverviewNewton County Georgia 1821 - Wisdom, Equality, Moderation

The Board of Commissioners is responsible for establishing county policies and for setting the county budget. The board adopts the county budget and authorizes expenditures. The board also approves or denies zoning throughout the county. 

Six members constitute the Board of Commissioners. The county is divided into five commission districts. The district commissioners are elected by district and the chairman is elected countywide. They all serve staggered four-year terms.  

All work sessions at board meetings are called and posted as needed. Agendas of all meetings are made available through the county clerk's office.

Board of Commissioners Documents