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County Boards and Committees

Anyone wishing to serve as a member on boards and committees appointed by the Jones County Board of Commissioners may submit their letter of interest to:

Angelica Hall, Clerk to the Board
110 S Market Street
Trenton, NC 28585
ahall@jonescountync.gov

Aging Advisory Committee

This advisory committee was set up to help the Jones County Senior Center and the Jones County Aging Coordinator determine the needs of older adults in the County. The appointment terms are unlimited for this committee.

Alcoholic Beverage Control

This three-member board has the following powers:

§ 18B‑701.  Powers and duties of local ABC boards.
(a)        Powers. – A local board shall have authority to:
(1)        Buy, sell, transport, and possess alcoholic beverages as necessary for the operation of its ABC stores;
(2)        Adopt rules for its ABC system, subject to the approval of the Commission;
(3)        Hire and fire employees for the ABC system;
(4)        Designate one employee as manager of the ABC system and determine his responsibilities;
(5)        Require bonds of employees as provided in the rules of the Commission;
(6)        Operate ABC stores as provided in Article 8;
(7)        Issue purchase‑transportation permits as provided in Article 4;
(8)        Employ local ABC officers or make other provision for enforcement of ABC laws as provided in Article 5;
(9)        Borrow money as provided in G.S. 18B‑702;
(10)      Buy and lease real and personal property, and receive property bequeathed or given, as necessary for the operation of the ABC system;
(11)      Invest surplus funds as provided in G.S. 18B‑702;
(12)      Dispose of property in the same manner as a city council may under Article 12 of Chapter 160A of the General Statutes; and
(13)      Perform any other activity authorized or required by the ABC law.
(b)        Duties. – A local board shall have the duty to comply with all rules adopted by the Commission pursuant to this Chapter and meet all standards for performance and training established by the Commission pursuant to G.S. 18B‑203(a)(20) and (21). Failure to comply with Commission rules shall be cause for removal. (1937, c. 49, ss. 10, 12; cc. 411, 431; 1939, c. 98; 1957, cc. 1006, 1334; 1963, c. 1119, s. 2; 1967, c. 1178; 1969, cc. 118, 902; 1971, c. 872, s. 1; 1973, cc. 85, 185; c. 1000, ss. 1, 2; 1977, c. 618; 1979, c. 467, s. 20; c. 617; 1981, c. 412, s. 2; 2010‑122, s. 17.)

Board members are appointed for three-year terms.  For more information please contact the ABC board at 252-448-3251.

Board of Elections

This is a five-member board.  Four members are appointed by the State Board of Elections based on recommendations of the parties.  The chairman is appointed by the Governor.  For a current list of Board of Elections appointments or vacancies, please contact the Jones County Board of Elections at 252-448-3921.

Civilian Military Community Council

The Civilian Military Community Coucil includes one Commissioner representative from Jones County.  

The purpose of the Civilian Military Community Council shall be to promote goodwill and unity between the military and civilian components of the community and that such shall be accomplished through the adoption and implementation of policy matters of joint interest. The exchange of ideas and information between the military and civilian communities provides for an improved relationship.

Coastal Carolina Regional Airport Authority

The Coastal Carolina Regional Airport Authority Board includes one representative from Jones County.  The position is a non voting one and the appointment term is three-years.

Coastal Community Action

Jones County appoints one member to the Coastal Community Action Board.  Appointment term is three-years.  

Committee of 100

The members of the Committee of 100 are elected by the Committee of 100 in March of each year. The Jones County Board of Commissioners does not appoint this board. Appointment terms are one-year.

For more information concerning the Committee of 100 please contact the Jones County Manager’s Office at 252-448-7571.

Down East RP TAC Committee

There are four Jones County positions appointed to the Down East RPO TAC Committee. Appointment terms are two-years and require one Jones County Commissioner appointment, one municipal elected official appointment, and one alternate for each. For more information regarding this board please contact the Jones County Manager’s Office at 252-448-7571.

East Carolina Behavioral Health

The East Carolina Behavioral Health Board includes two members from Jones County. One member is a Jones County Commissioner which is appointed by the Jones County Board of Commissioners. The appointed commissioner serves until which time another commissioner is appointed in their place. The commissioner representing Jones County will recommend the citizen appointment to the Behavioral Board and they vote on the recommendation.  For more information concerning this board please contact the Jones County Manager’s Office at 252-448-7571.

East Carolina Workforce Development Board

The East Carolina Workforce Development Board includes four members from Jones County. Appointment terms are two-years.  

Eastern Carolina Council of Governments

The Eastern Carolina Council of Governments includes two Jones County members to include one commissioner representative and one citizen appointment.  Appointment terms are one-year.  

Economic Development Commission

The Jones County Economic Development Commission is an eight member board.  Appointment terms do not expire. 

Eastern Carolina Regional Housing Authority

The Eastern Carolina Regional Housing Authority includes one Jones County representative serving a five-year term. 

Extension Advisory Council

The Extension Advisory Council is a seventeen member board.  Appointment terms do no expire. The board is utilized to determine program focus of Extension, advocate on behalf of the Extension in the county and to hold Extension accountable for programming efforts. For a current roster or vacancy information please contact Jacob Morgan.

Farm Service Agency

The County committee is responsible for administering commodity and conservation programs approved for the county in accordance with federal and state policies through field office personnel and as directed by the various programs, handbooks including reviewing, approving, certifying, forms, reports, and other documents as required.  For more information related to the Farm Service Agency please contact Lewis Humphrey at 252-448-2341.

Jones County Board of Health

The Jones County Board of Health is an eleven member board. Appointment terms are three-years. For current information related to the Jones County Board of Health please visit the Jones County Health Department website.

Jones County Department of Social Services Board

The Jones County Department of Social Services Board is a five member board, two of which are appointed by the Jones County Board of Commissioners. Appointment terms are three-years. For more information please contact Jones County DSS at 252-448-2581.

Jones County Jury Commission

This is a three member board, however the Jones County Board of Commissioners only appoint one member. 

Jones County Library Board

The Jones County Library Board is a six member board. Appointment terms are six-years.

Please contact Melanie Morgan for information related to the Library Board.

Jones County Nursing and Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee

The Jones County Nursing and Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee is a seven member board. Appointment terms are one-year for the first appointment and three-years for consecutive appointments. For more information concerning this board please contact the Jones County Manager’s Office at 252-448-7571.

Jones County Planning Board

The Jones County Planning Board is a seven member board.  Appointment terms do not expire. 

Jones County Recreation

The Jones County Recreation Board is responsible for programming, coaching, and guidelines for the Jones County Recreation Program.

For more information contact the Jones County Recreation Department at 252-448-1660.

Jones County Soil and Water Conservation Board

The Jones County Soil and Water Conservation Board is a five member board responsible for conserving our natural resources. For information related to this board please call 252-448-2341.

Juvenile Crime Prevention Council

The Juvenile Crime Prevention Council is a twenty member board.  For information related to the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council please contact Chairperson Wesley Smith by email at wsmith@jonescountync.gov or by phone at 252-448-9111 extension 3000.

Lenoir Community College Advisory Committee

The Lenoir Community College Advisory Committee is an eight member board not appointed by the Jones County Board of Commissioners. For information related to the Lenoir Community College Advisory Committee please contact Renee Sutton.

Lenoir Community College – Jones County Center

North Carolina’s Eastern Region

The Jones County representative for North Carolina’s Eastern Region Commission is Larry Meadows. The appointment term does not expire for this position.

North Carolina’s Eastern Region

Regional Aging Advisory Council

The Regional Aging Advisory Council (RAAC) is a three member board.  Appointment terms are three-years. 

Voluntary Agriculture District Board

The Voluntary Agriculture District Board is a seven member board responsible for reviewing and approving all VAD applications, and advising commissioners on projects, programs or issues affecting the economy or activities within the County that will affect agriculture districts. Appointment terms are three-years.  Board members are not appointed by the Jones County Board of Commissioners. For more information related to the Voluntary Agriculture Board please contact the Jones County Extension office at 252-448-9621.

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Trenton, NC 28585

Phone: 252-448-7571

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