Boards & Authorities


Online Application

The Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following terms on important policy-making boards:

  • Two positions on the Airport Authority for a term of four years.*
  • Two positions on the Classic Center Authority for a term of four years.
  • Two positions on the Hearings Board for a term of four years.* 
  • Two positions on the Historic Preservation Commission for a term of three years.*
  • Two positions on the Planning Commission for a term of five years.*

*Incumbents are eligible for reappointment and may reapply.

Applicants must be Athens-Clarke County residents. The deadline for receiving applications is Friday, June 5. A separate application must be completed for each position.

The Mayor and Commission is tentatively scheduled to remotely interview applicants the afternoon/night of Monday, June 15. This will be the only date for interviews. After the deadline for receipt of applications, if you are selected for an interview you will receive notification of your interview time. If you will be out of town or otherwise unavailable on this date, let us know at the time you submit your application.

Appointments are tentatively scheduled to be made at the Mayor and Commission meeting of Tuesday, June 16. You will receive a letter from Mayor Girtz following the date of this meeting. Applications can be obtained online or from the Clerk of Commission’s office in Room 204 of City Hall, 301 College Avenue.

For more information, please call Jean Spratlin, Clerk of Commission at 706-613-3031.

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