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Boards and Commissions

The Mayor and Council of the City of Americus appoint individuals from the community to serve on various boards and commissions. We encourage our citizens to become involved in the policy making process of the City Government. More than eighty volunteers serve on the City’s sixteen (16) advisory boards and commissions.


If you are interested in volunteering to serve on a board or commission, please complete the attached application and return it to the City Clerk’s office in the Municipal Building or mail to City Clerk, 101 West Lamar Street, Americus, GA 31709. Listed below are the Commissions and Authorities.


Lake Blackshear Regional Library Board

Americus & Sumter County Hospital Authority

Americus & Sumter County Airport Authority

Americus & Sumter County Payroll Development Authority

Downtown Development Authority

Development Authority of Americus

Americus/Sumter Tourism Council

Americus Theater and Cultural Center Authority

Andersonville Trail Authority

Excursion Train Authority

Sumter County Board of Health

Board of Zoning Appeals

Planning and Zoning Commission

Housing Authority

Historic Preservation Commission

Walk of Fame Committee

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