The Graham County Board of Commissioners is the governing body for the county. The
Board is responsible for formulating policy, directing government services and appointing
members of various boards and agencies to implement specific policies or to provide
certain services. The board consists of three members who are elected at-large on
a partisan basis. During the November elections, the Board will be increased to
The board appoints a county manager to serve as the county's chief executive officer.
The county manager serves at the pleasure of the board, implements its policies,
directs business and administrative procedures and appoints most department heads
Within the commission-manager form of government, in addition to the board, there
are a number of other independently elected county officials who serve as an integral
part of the county government. These include the sheriff and register of deeds.
The commissioners meet on the first and third Monday of the month at 5:00 p.m. in
the Graham County Community Building, 196 Knight Street, Robbinsville, NC. The meetings
are open to the public and visitors are cordially invited to attend. The deadline
to be placed on the Agenda is on Thursday before the scheduled meeting. Contact
479-7960 or 479-7961 to be placed on the Agenda.