Purpose and Initiatives
“Serving you, meeting today’s challenges and focusing on the future”
The Board of County Commissioners serves as the legislative and policy making body for Putnam County.
The governing body has the power to perform the following duties: approve the budget, set millage rates and adopt ordinances and resolutions necessary to carry out the operations of all County departments and programs.
The Board also has the power to adopt its own rules of procedure, select its officers and set the time and place of its official meetings.
The Board also prepares and enforces comprehensive plans for the development of the County.