The Lamar County Commission is the governing body of the county, establishing goals and objectives to direct the county's growth and development, and carries out other responsibilities as set forth by Alabama statutes. The County Government is administered by a five-member County Commission, consisting of a Chairman and four Commissioners. Each Commissioner represents one of four districts and is elected within their respective district in the county. The Chairman (Probate Judge) is elected countywide. The Chairman (Probate Judge) serves a six-year term and all Commissioners serve four-year terms of office. The Commission oversees county operations and enacts ordinances and resolutions to promote the health, safety, and welfare of citizens and businesses in the county, and approves the annual budget and millage rate which funds the operations of the offices and departments under the Commission's jurisdiction.
The Lamar County Commissioners are as follows:
|Kevin N. King
The Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month in the Commission Meeting Room at the Courthouse. If a regular scheduled meeting falls on a holiday, the Commission meets on the next working day following the holiday. The Commission also schedules additional meetings as they deem necessary to handle pertinent County business and in the case of emergencies. All meetings begin at 9:00 AM, unless otherwise announced, and are open to the public.
If you wish to appear before the County Commission to discuss an important matter pertaining to the county, you must notify the Commission Office not later than noon on the Wednesday prior to the Monday meeting. Any backup information and/or exhibits pertaining to the matter you wish to discuss must be delivered to the Commission Office by the same deadline. If you have been scheduled to appear before the Commission, or if you have a matter to be discussed and you would like to have it dismissed from the agenda, please contact the Commission Office prior to the beginning of the meeting.
Open Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
44690 Highway 17
PO Box 338
Vernon AL 35592