Council Committees

The Chairperson of the Council shall, within ten days after the first regular meeting of the Council in January, or as soon thereafter as practicable, with the approval of three additional members of the Council, appoint the standing committees of Council.  The Chairperson shall also appoint a member of each committee to serve as its chairperson; but no member of the Council shall be appointed as chairperson of more than one standing committee.  


County Transportation Committee
  • All members of Council 
Finance and Operations Committee shall have jurisdiction over the assessment and taxation of property; county appropriations and expenditures; budgeting and accounting methods and procedures; county bonds and indebtedness; capital improvements and programming; administrative activities; government organization and structure; appointments to boards and commissions; personnel policies and procedures; purchasing; equipment maintenance; and other related matters.
  • Robert Winkler - Chair
  • Allison Love
  • Tom Audette
Planning and Economic Development Committee shall have jurisdiction over long-range planning; land use and land use regulations; housing and building codes; subdivision regulations; street names; stormwater management and sediment control; drainage and flood control; intergovernmental relations; licenses and business regulations; economic development and recruitment; infrastructure planning; technical education; governmental rules and regulations; and other related matters.
  • Joel Hamilton - Chair
  • Tom Audette
  • Allison Love
Justice and Public Safety Committee shall have jurisdiction over law enforcement; detention facilities; legislation and legal matters; courts; county public records; Council rules and regulations; county fire prevention and protection programs; county emergency services; and other related matters.
  • Brandon Guffey - Chair
  • Bump Roddey
  • Robert Winkler 
Zoning Committee shall have jurisdiction over amendments to the text maps or regulations under the county zoning and development standards ordinance and code; matters relating to applications, requests and recommended actions on rezoning applications and proceedings related to rezonings; and other related matters.
  • Allison Love - Chair
  • Brandon Guffey
  • Bump Roddey
Public Works Committee shall have jurisdiction over county engineering; county public utilities, including water and sewer utilities; the maintenance of county roads; the acquisition and protection of rights-of-way for county roads and utilities; county buildings and grounds; county landfills and solid waste and convenience centers; animal control regulations and administration and county prison facilities.
  • Bump Roddey - Chair
  • Tom Audette
  • Brandon Guffey 
Health and Environmental Protection Committee shall have jurisdiction over health; welfare; county libraries; county museums; county historic and cultural activities; county parks and recreation; animals and wildlife; agricultural and forestry activities, matters and concerns; and other related matters.
  • Tom Audette - Chair
  • Allison Love
  • Robert Winkler