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.

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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.