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Welcome to our redesigned County Council website!
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Council Legislation

Click the buttons below to see the legislation we're currently working on or learn how to testify at upcoming hearings.
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What are the Powers of the Council?

Council members also act as the Zoning Board. In that capacity, they guide the County’s growth with the General Development Plan.

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Acting as the Board of License Commissioners, Council Members approve and revoke local licenses to sell alcoholic beverages.


Common Questions

Find the answers to commonly asked questions.
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