Okeechobee County was founded in 1917 and this year marks the County's Centennial Celebration.   We welcome all citizens to join in the 2017 Celebrations scheduled throughout the year.   Please check our "Events" calendar for upcoming details!

a volunteer position on an Advisory Board/Committee


Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners encourage public participation in county government by appointing Okeechobee County citizens to serve on boards, committees, commissions, agencies, and authorities.  Our County Commissioners are also appointed to serve as members on some of these boards.
For more information about specific boards and committees including their purpose,  board membership, meeting times/locations, and other relevant facts, please go to the Home page and click on "Government", then go to Advisory Boards to learn more.  For questions about appointments, please contact Tracy Rowland, Executive Assistant to the County Administrator at or call our office at: 863-763-6441.