Page 3 - Camden County Annual Report 2015
OUR COMMITMENT Left to Right: Willis R. Keene, Jr., District 1; Gary Blount, Vice-Chair, District 4; Jimmy Starline, Chair- man, District 3; Chuck Clark, District 2; and Tony Sheppard, District 5. VISION To be the premier coastal community of Georgia - Beautiful WORKING TOGETHER TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN and Safe. To have a strong regional economy and diverse job opportuni- YOUR COMMUNITY ties with four major pillars: Active Naval Submarine Base; Successful The Board of County Commissioners are voted by and represent the citizens in five World-Class Spaceport; Sport commission districts. Serving four-year, staggered terms, the Board serves as Camden Tourism; and a Technology Corridor. Countyâ€™s legislative body and acts as fiscal representatives of the County. The Board makes policies, adopts laws, sets budget limits and sets tax rates. The Board appoints a MISSION To deliver defined County County Administrator to oversee the day-to-day operations of the County, advise the services with exceptional customer Board and implement policies. service and in a financially sustainable and transparent manner. The Board of County Commissioners serve as ambassadors and liaisons to many local, regional and state boards as well as committees that cover a variety of important matters VALUES The Board of County affecting Camden County residents and businesses. Topics covered by these boards Commissioners and employees of include the economy, transportation, regional and local planning, the environment, tour- Camden County are committed to ism, juvenile issues and the arts. Members of the Board of County Commissioners are the following values: actively engaged in working for the good of the community. Integrity - We act with honesty and The Association of County Commissioners of Georgia fairness and always strive to do the (ACCG) and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government recently right thing. recognized county officials throughout the state with certificates for completing one of several training programs. Respect - We treat everyone with Camden County Commissioner Chuck Clark received a respect. We recognize the dignity certificate for completing requirements in the Commissioners that is inherent in all people and Training Program. celebrate the strength that comes from the diversity of people and â€œLeadership training is one of the many essential services Ideas. ACCG provides for Georgiaâ€™s county officials, and our valued relationship with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government has Service - We take pride in our role allowed us to provide comprehensive training for Georgiaâ€™s as public servants and are dedicated local officials for over two decades,â€ said ACCG Executive to service excellence. We are Director Ross King. â€œThe commissioners who participate in committed to responsive, quality our training programs both recognize and realize the value of service, delivered with timeliness, continuing education.â€ courtesy and fairness. 1 Accountability - We are accounta- ble and responsible for our actions and accept the consequences of our decisions. Teamwork - We value teamwork and promote the principles of part- nership, consultations and open communication. Balance - We encourage the achievement of a healthy balance in the working and personal lives of employees, believing that this con- tributes to the vitality of individuals, our organization and our community.