Mayor & Board of Commission
KEY DATES FOR MAY 24, 2022 SPECIAL ELECTION
- Persons interested in qualifying for the Ward 6 Commission seat, should do so in person beginning Monday, March 7, 2022, 8AM, through Friday, March 11, 2022, 12PM, at the City of Douglas Customer Service Center - Office of the City Clerk, located at 800 S. Peterson Avenue, Douglas.
- Citizens desiring to vote during the special election must register to vote and live in Ward 6. The deadline to register to vote in the Special Election will be Monday, April 25, 2022, 5pm at the Coffee County Elections office, located at 224 W. Ashley Street.
- Early voting will begin on Monday, May 2, 2022, 8:30AM through Friday, May 20, 2022, 5:00PM at the Coffee County Elections office (224 W. Ashley Street).
- There will be two Saturdays available for early voting – Saturday May 7, 9AM-5PM and Saturday, May 14, 9AM-5PM at the Coffee County Elections Office (224 W. Ashley Street).
- Special Election Day will be May 24, 2022, 7AM-7PM, at Central Square Gymnasium, 200 S. Madison Avenue.
For more information regarding the Special Election, please contact Wynetta Bolder, (912)389-3405 or call the Elections Office at (912)384-7018.
The citizens of Douglas are represented by six commissioners and a mayor:
- Tony Paulk, Mayor
- Edwin Taylor, 2021-22 Mayor Pro Tem, Commissioner Ward One
- Kentaiwon Durham, Commissioner Ward Two
- Olivia Pearson, Commissioner Ward Three
- Michael Gowen, Commissioner Ward Four
- Cindy McNeill, Commissioner Ward Five
- Commissioner Ward Six - VACANT
City Commission Meetings
- 7:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of each month
- Agendas and minutes of City Commission meetings are located in the Archive Center. Link to Archive Center
- The YouTube video of the most recent Commission meeting are located at the bottom of this page.
- Meetings have been temporarily been moved to the CE Weir Center, 307 E. Bryan Street, Douglas, GA 31533 due to the construction of a new city hall.
Who is My Commissioner?
Find your address on the below map to determine which of our six commissioners serves your district. City Ward Map (PDF)
Contact the Coffee County Elections Office at 912-384-7018 for your ward and commissioner based on your city address.
Commission Agendas & Minutes
Agendas for City Commission meetings are available online, in the lobby at City Hall, and at the entrance of the Council Chambers prior to the meeting.
Following approval, minutes will be posted on the website. This means the minutes may be delayed for 2 to 3 weeks.
Procedure To Be Placed On Agenda
The City of Douglas welcomes citizens to attend and participate in City Commission meetings. When a citizen has a concern or question for the local government, there are guidelines that need to take place prior to the meeting. There is a method in which a citizen may be placed on the City Commission Work Session Agenda – as a person who may speak during general comments which are restricted to three minutes.
If a citizen wishes to be placed on the City Commission Work Session agenda under the general comments section, the citizen should notify the City Manager’s office no later than 12noon on the day of the City Commission meeting. Under the general comments section of the City Commission Work Session meeting, the speaking time will be limited to 3 minutes.
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City Commission Meetings (recorded)
View previous City Commission meetings on our YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/c/CityofDouglasGAgov (please note: recordings are not immediately available and are usually posted within 3 days following the meeting).