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Here’s when, how the public can attend local government meetings this year
City County joint meeting june 26
At the special called joint meeting on June 26, 2020, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners and Dawsonville City Council discussed SPLOST 7. - photo by Erica Jones

In 2022, each local government entity in Dawson County approved its calendar for 2023. Here are when and where each entity’s meetings are. 

Dawson County Board of Commissioners

The Dawson County Board of Commissioners (BOC) meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month with a work session at 4 p.m. followed immediately by a voting session. Executive sessions (as needed) directly follow the voting sessions. 

BOC meetings are held in the Dawson County Government Center’s Assembly Room, on the second floor of the center located at 25 Justice Way in Dawsonville. Members of the public are invited to attend.

This year’s BOC meetings are set to take place on: 

  • Jan. 19

  • Feb. 2 and 16

  • March 2 and 16

  • April 6 and 20

  • May 4 and 18

  • June 1 and 15

  • July 6 and 20

  • Aug. 3 and 17

  • Sept. 7 and 21

  • Oct. 5 and 19

  • Nov. 2 and 16

  • Dec. 7 and 21

For the full approved calendar of 2023 meetings, go to https://www.dawsoncountyga.gov/sites/default/files/fileattachments/board_of_commissioners/page/98/2023_approved_boc_meeting_dates.pdf

Dawson County Board of Education

The Dawson County Board of Education (BOE) typically meets on the first and second Tuesdays of each month at 5 p.m.

BOE meetings are held in the board meeting room, located in the district’s main office at 28 Main Street in Dawsonville. 

Members of the public are invited to attend the meetings, as well as to address the board at appropriate times and in accordance with the board’s procedures. 

This year’s BOE meetings are set to take place on: 

  • Jan. 3 and 10 

  • Feb. 7 and 14

  • March 7 and 14

  • April 11

  • May 2 and 9

  • June 13

  • July 18

  • Aug. 1 and 8

  • Sept. 5 and 12

  • Oct. 3 and 10

  • Nov. 7 and 14

  • Dec. 5


For the full approved calendar of 2023 meetings, go to https://cdn5-ss7.sharpschool.com/UserFiles/Servers/Server_494561/File/Fy24%20BOE%20Meeting%20Dates.pdf

Dawsonville City Council 

The Dawsonville City Council typically meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at 5 p.m. 

Council meetings are held in the G.L. “Pete” Gilleland Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, located at 415 GA 53 East in Dawsonville. 

Members of the public are invited to attend meetings and to address the mayor and council in accordance with the council’s procedures. 

This year’s council meetings are set to take place on: 

  • Jan. 12

  • Feb. 5 and 20

  • March 6 and 20

  • April 17

  • May 1 and 15

  • June 5 and 19

  • July 17

  • Aug. 7 and 21

  • Sept. 18

  • Oct. 2 and 16

  • Nov. 6

  • Dec. 4 and 18

For the full approved calendar of 2023 meetings as well as meetings of the city’s planning commission and other boards, go to https://www.dawsonville-ga.gov/meetings?date_filter%5Bvalue%5D%5Bmonth%5D=1&date_filter%5Bvalue%5D%5Bday%5D=1&date_filter%5Bvalue%5D%5Byear%5D=2023&date_filter_1%5Bvalue%5D%5Bmonth%5D=12&date_filter_1%5Bvalue%5D%5Bday%5D=31&date_filter_1%5Bvalue%5D%5Byear%5D=2023&field_microsite_tid=All&field_microsite_tid_1=All&keys=


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