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Okeechobee County and the City of Okeechobee have issued a county-wide burn ban effective immediately until further notice.  This burn ban prohibits burning of yard trash, and other types of fires such as campfires, bonfires, and burn barrels. For more information contact Okeechobee County Fire Rescue at 863-763-5544 or Okeechobee City Fire Department at 863-467-1586.

Former County Commissioners

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Okeechobee County Commissioners serve four-year terms.  Although Commissioners must reside in the districts they represent, they are chosen by a county-wide vote.  The five-member board is chosen in two cycles, staggered by two years, with Districts 1, 3 and 5 running in one cycle and Districts 2 and 4 in the other.

The first County Commissioners were:      

The following is a list of Commissioners currently serving in Okeechobee County:

Terry W. Burroughs (2014 - 2018)   Chairman
David Hazellief (2016 - 2020)           1st Vice Chairman
Bryant Culpepper (2014 -2018)       2nd Vice Chairman
Bradley G. Goodbread (2016 - 2020)
Kelly Owens (2016 - 2020)

 

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The following is a reverse chronological list of all those who have served as a Okeechobee County Commissioner since its incorporation in 1917: