Board of Commissioners
Pictured left to right: Commissioner Charlie Stephens, Commissioner Jim Cutler, Chairman Steven Henry, Commissioner Chuck Harris, Commissioner Jeff Long
Please address any general questions or comments to:
County Administration Building
800 Lafayette Street
Ringgold, GA 30736
Phone (706) 965-2500
Fax (706) 935-3112
The Catoosa County Board of Commissioners meet the first and third Tuesday of every month at 6:00pm. Meetings are open to the public and held in the Administration Building, 800 Lafayette Street, Ringgold.
The Board of Commissioners is composed of five members elected by the voters for staggered four-year terms. Four Commissioners are elected by specific districts and the Chairman is elected at-large. The Board, as the county's governing authority, is responsible for establishing policy for county operations, enacting ordinances and resolutions to promote the county's health, safety, and welfare, and approving the annual budget which funds the operations of the constitutional officers as well as the departments under the Board's jurisdiction.
The Board appoints the County Manager, County Attorney, Chief Financial Officer, and County Clerk. The Board of Commissioners ratifies the hiring of the directors for the departments under the Board's jurisdiction. Those departments include Administration, Public Works, Recreation, Fire and Rescue, Information Technology, Animal Control, Building Inspection, Codes Enforcement, Zoning, Stormwater, Trans-Aid, Colonnade, Public Building Maintenance, 911, and Emergency Management.