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Establishment of the Cemetery Preservation Commission


Per BOC minutes of November 13, 1990; Amendment of 3-9-93 regarding method of appointment.


Consists of five (5) members appointed by the BOC who shall be residents of the County who have demonstrated special interest in the identification, preservation and maintenance of Cobb County cemeteries and graveyards.

The Commission shall formulate a county-wide cemetery preservation plan to include identification and location of all known cemeteries in the County, determine status and needs of each cemetery and prioritize rehabilitation, establish and public guidelines regarding cemetery preservation, maintenance, landscaping, security, and development. (See County Code Section 3-8.5 for further duties of Commission.)

After initially staggered terms, members serve terms to run concurrent with that of the appointing Commissioner and at the pleasure of the appointing Commissioner. Members do not receive compensation although they may be reimbursed for expenses approved by the BOC.

Find out more about the Cemetery Preservation Commission

Board Members

  • Helga Hong 
  • Mark Cearfoss 
  • Mark Griffin
  • Mike Jones 
  • Bill Beaudin


Community Development Agency - Planning Division