Left to Right -- Gary Martin, Ray Carter, Scotty Tillery, Chairman Jennifer Hulsey, Vice Chair Hal Floyd, and Chuck Thaxton
The board of commissioners is comprised of 6 part time commissioners serving 4 years each. Elections are staggered every two years. Each commissioner must reside within 1 of 3 geographic districts, but are elected on a county-wide ballot. The Chairman is elected by the commission at the first meeting of the year.
Provide the citizens of Polk County with exemplary governmental services while maintaining fiscal discipline and responsible oversight.
Polk County will be the premier County in Northwest Georgia to live, work, and raise a family, with an open and efficient government which works with its citizens, local businesses and organizations to facilitate thoughtful economic growth and prosperity. In doing so, Polk County will provide solution-oriented services to the community through the application of standards, consistency and planning, with focus on public safety, creation of employment opportunities, and enhancement of quality of life.