Constituent Services Office Hours
Contact your county commissioner, for any reason, to be directed to services that may be of benefit. County commissioners can also serve as a representative on your behalf to other governing agencies.
County commissioners are responsible for hiring the county manager. The county manager is responsible for the management of the county services and its associated departments.
Produce and Educate on the Budget
The budget is comprised of nearly $500M and is coordinated between many departments. They also have the responsibility of socializing it within their respective communities to gain input.
Conduct Work Sessions & Make Declarations for Community Outreach
County commissioners can commission a study, coordinate planning sessions with a department, must participate and hold public meetings, and create public declarations for special days, events, people, or awards.
Vote on Tax & Budgetary Measures
County commissioners are responsible for voting on the budget, budgetary measures, designing tax districts (in conjunction with legislators), and other items.
There are many departments in Cobb County government that have appointed leadership. These appointees reflect the values of their appointers and are responsible for making decisions regarding the direction or administration of services associated with the respective department.
Items in the Budget/Impact Opportunities
Improving and expanding the footprint of parks and recreational areas, access to water, libraries, solid waste management, and internal technologies
Public safety inter-governmental coordination, training, investment, crime prevention, and community services.
Ensuring emergency preparedness, risk management, infrastructure analysis, and funding
The management of surrounding lands allotted for military use (Dobbins AFB) and the impact on the surrounding environment. The coordination of land use with the federal government.
Collaboration with city governments, state government, federal government, and local school boards in order to enact long term or emergency policies and initiatives.
Redevelopment, revitalization, incentives, travel & tourism, international economic affairs, and job opportunities.