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The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners meet regularly on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., unless otherwise posted. If a holiday falls on a Monday meeting date, the meeting will be held on Tuesday following the holiday. Meetings, unless otherwise posted, are held in the multi-purpose room #342 of the Cherokee County Courthouse.

If you would like to be added to the Sunshine List for notification of meeting changes, please send an e-mail to   


2017 Board Meeting Dates:

January 3 (Tuesday)
January 17th meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, January 24th-NOTE: This meeting was cancelled.

February 6

February 20


The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Wednesday March 1st at 5:30 pm for the board to meet with the architect and engineer to discuss the courthouse lantern/dome project. The meeting will be held in the Commissioner's boardroom at the courthouse. 


March 6 - NOTE:  This meeting has been cancelled.

March 20
March 23-The Board will hold a Listening Session at 6:30 p.m. to receive input from Cherokee County citizens, as to what the 2017-18 spending priorities should be.


April 3-This meeting has now been changed back to this original date; and the April 4th meeting has been cancelled. 

April 17


May 1

May 11th-Departmental Budget Worksession; beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the commissioners boardroom.
May 12th-Departmental Budget Worksession; beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the commissioners boardroom.

May 15-The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing during this regular meeting, for the purpose of receiving comments on the fiscal year 2017-2018 proposed budget.

May 23-Special Called Worksession-The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will hold a budget worksession on Tuesday, May 23rd at 6:30 p.m.

June 5-The Commissioners will hold a budget work session immediately following this regular meeting.


June 8th-The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will hold a budget work session on Thursday, June 8th in their boardroom at the courthouse, beginning at 6:30 p.m.


June 17-The Board of Commissioners will hold a community meeting on Saturday, June 17th from 10 a.m. until noon, in their boardroom at the Cherokee County Courthouse. The purpose of the meeting will be to receive public comment on the use of US Forest Service land and roads in Cherokee County. A map will be available for viewing and markup, and all comments and concerns from citizens will then be shared with the US Forest Service. A map is also located in the foyer of the main entrance of the Cherokee County Courthouse, for viewing and markup, prior to the June 17th meeting. 



July 3 THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.                                                          



August 7-This meeting has been rescheduled to August 15th.


1.       To consider the purchase of real property for the relocation of EMS Station 1; and
2.       To consider the sale of county property at 402 Hill Street, Murphy.

 August 21-This meeting has been cancelled.


September 5 (Tuesday)

September 18


October 2

October 16


November 6

November 20


December 4
December 18


Requests To Be Placed On The Agenda: Request to be on the Agenda [PDF] 
Persons interested in being placed on the agenda, must contact the County Manager's office and complete a form providing their name, address, telephone number, detailed reason for the request, and any supporting documentation; or, complete the Agenda Request Form above and return to the County Manager's office no later than 5:00 PM on the Monday of the week prior to the requested meeting date.

  • Depending on the length of the agenda, requests may be postponed to a future meeting.
  • Confirmations will be provided no later than the Friday prior to the Monday meeting.

Open Forum
An open forum period is provided at the beginning and at the end of each regular meeting for the purpose of inviting dialogue between the public and their elected officials.

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