Jefferson County Commission

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The Jefferson County Commission is a five-member group granted legislative and executive duties for Jefferson County. The Commissioners, formerly elected at-large, are now elected by district to four year terms. Each commissioner, in addition to representing his or her district, is given charge of a department of the county for administration. The commission elects its own President, who chairs commission meetings and has executive duties over the county as a whole.

Duties of the commission include administration of county funds and custodianship of county property, collection of taxes passed by state law, construction and maintenance of public facilities, provision of public utilities and services, and making appointments to various boards and agencies.

Jefferson County Commission
District 1 Lashunda Scales District 2 Sheila Tyson District 3 Jimmie Stephens
District 4 Joe Knight District 5 Steve Ammons

Current Commission

2014-2018

2010-2014

2006-2010

2002 - 2006

  • District 1: Larry Langford, President. Commissioner of Finance and General Services
  • District 2: Shelia Smoot, Commissioner of Roads & Transportation and Community & Economic Development
  • District 3: Mary Buckelew, Commissioner of Technology and Land Development
  • District 4: Bettye Fine Collins, Commissioner of Health and Human Services
  • District 5: Gary White, Commissioner of Environmental Services

1998 - 2002

1994 - 1998

1990 - 1994

1986 - 1990

1984 - 1986

1982 - 1984

1978 - 1982

1974 - 1978

1970 - 1974

1966 - 1970

1960 - 1963

1953 - 1959

1952

1947

1946

1939-1941

1938

1927

1888–1892

1884–1888

1880–1884

As of 1884, the Commission met on the second Mondays of February, July and August and the first Mondays of April and November, or as needed.

1876–1880

1874–1876

1872–1874

1822

1819

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