MEMBERS: 10 members appointed by the Mayor and Commission
5 members appointed by the President of the University of Georgia
TERM: 5 years – limit 2 consecutive 5 year terms
AUTHORIZING LEGISLATION: Athens-Clarke County Code of Ordinances § 1-11-1
Regular meetings: Third Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m., 120 West Dougherty Street
Special meetings: determined at time of call
The Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission is authorized to adopt bylaws for its own administration and to recommend rules and regulations for the proper protection and management of the North Oconee and Middle Oconee rivers, their major tributaries and their floodplains within the borders of Athens-Clarke County. The Commission is responsible for developing a plan, including guidelines for implementation, for a river-oriented greenway system within Athens-Clarke County.