Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission

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

MEETING INFORMATION

  • Regular meetings: Third Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m., 120 West Dougherty Street
  • Special meetings: determined at time of call
MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

MEMBERSTERM EXPIRES
Derek Little12-31-2020
Nat Kuykendall12-31-2020
Matt Duncan12-31-2021
Susie Haggard12-31-2021
Jacob Maas12-31-2022
Jennifer Gay12-31-2022
Alexander Patterson12-31-2023
Karen Porter12-31-2023
Lynn Abdouni12-31-2024
Dr. Ross Hinkle12-31-2024


METHOD OF APPOINTMENT:
Mayor and Commission

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Leisure Services Nature Division Administrator
706-613-3111

MORE INFORMATION: Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission webpage on Leisure Services website