Commissioners detail oversite duties, work on roads, bridges

First in a multipart series on Cherokee County officials and departments

Tahlequah Daily Press By Tesina Jackson TDP Special Writer

May 5, 2022

The responsibilities and duties of a county commissioner are numerous and diverse, as they oversee several operations of a complex government.

According to the Oklahoma State University Extension Ferguson College of Agriculture, there are three commissioners’ districts in every county in Oklahoma. Similar to other legislative bodies, each commissioner is elected by the voters in their respective districts, which are approximately equal in population.

For now, the Cherokee Board of County Commissioners include: Doug Hubbard, who oversees District 1 and is about to retire; Chris Jenkins, who oversees District 2; and Clif Hall, who runs District 3. View the full article:

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