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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.       County’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                                                “Leadership training is one of the many essential services
Ideas.                                                                          ACCG provides for Georgia’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 Georgia’s
as public servants and are dedicated                                            local officials for over two decades,” said ACCG Executive
to service excellence. We are                                                   Director Ross King. “The commissioners who participate in
committed to responsive, quality                                                our training programs both recognize and realize the value of
service, delivered with timeliness,                                             continuing education.”
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.
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