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Chapter 600-1 ORGANIZATION

Rule 600-1-.01 Description

The Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission is an agency of the State created in Section 4, of an Act known as "The Soil Conservation Districts Law," approved March 26, 1937 (Ga. L. 1937, p.377), for the purpose of performing the functions conferred upon it in said act. The Commission is empowered "to perform such acts, hold such public hearings, and promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary for the execution of its functions under this Act."

Rule 600-1-.02 Membership of Commission

The Conservation Commission is composed of five Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors, one from each of the five GACDS Groups, appointed by the Governor for terms beginning with one, two, three, four and five-year terms in 1977 and for staggered five-year terms thereafter.

Rule 600-1-.03 Meetings

(1) The Conservation Commission establishes its regular scheduled monthly meeting to be on the third Thursday of each month, at 8:00 a.m., at the Conservation Commission's headquarters office, presently located at 4310 Lexington Road, Athens, Georgia 30603 or such other location established by the Conservation Commission; provided, however, that the Chairman of the Conservation Commission, with due notice to Commission Members and the general public, may postpone or re-schedule such regular meeting on an as needed basis to accommodate the needs of the Commission or the general public.
(2) The Conservation Commission may also schedule special meetings in addition to its regular meetings provided in (1) above due notice is given to Commission Members and the general public.
(3) The meetings of the Conservation Commission are open and any person or group of persons may appear before the Conservation Commission at any of its regular meetings.

Rule 600-1-.04 Officers of the Commission

The Commission has as officers a chairman and a vice-chairman.