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? click here for District Map

                                          Chris Tuten - Chairman
          District 1

Gene Hall 
District 2

J. T. Surles - Vice Chairman
District 3

Austin Hosford
District 4


Ben White 
District 5 


Board of County Commission Meeting

March 7th, 2024

@ 6:00 pm Regular Session Click Here to View Agenda   


   The Jefferson County Board of County Commission meets in the Courthouse Annex at 435 West Walnut Street, Monticello at p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month (unless otherwise scheduled).

For individuals requiring accommodations we ask that you complete and return the ADA Request Form

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

Contact the County Commissioners
1 Courthouse Cir Rm 10
Monticello, FL (32344)
Fax: 850-342-0225

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.