Board of County Commissioners

Board of County Commissioners

Jefferson County is governed by the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners, with one county commissioner elected from each of the five districts.  Each Commissioner serves a four year term and is chosen in a partisan election by voters from the district in which the commission candidate lives.

Meet the Commissioners
Not sure which commissioner represents your area? View the district map.

Benjamin "Benny" Bishop
District 1 

Gene Hall - Vice Chair
District 2

Hines Boyd
District 3

Betsy Barfield
District 4

Stephen Walker - Chair
District 5

The Jefferson County Board of County Commission meets in the Courthouse Annex at 435 West Walnut Street, Monticello at 9 a.m. on the first Tuesday and at 6:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month (unless otherwise scheduled).

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Agendas, meeting minutes, budgets and ordinances are available from the Clerk of Courts as well as general commission information.

Hours of Operation
8:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Contact the Commissioners
The County Commissioners can be sent mail care of the Jefferson County Courthouse at the following address:
1 Courthouse Circle
Monticello, FL (32344)
Fax: 850-342-0222 

From the manual "Government in the Sunshine," - Each board, commission, agency of this state or any political subdivision thereof shall include in the notice of any meeting or hearing, if notice of meeting or hearing is required, of such board, commission or agency, conspicuously on such notice, the advice that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency or commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of  the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Jefferson County Government