Commissioners

The Board of County Commissioners (BCC) are the people elected in 5 districts to represent you. Because our government is strengthened by civic participation and increased involvement from our citizens, our websites offer information to help bring Dixie County government closer to you. County Commission meetings are generally held the first and third Thursday of each month. 

Office Hours: 8:00 – 5:00
352.498.1206 Phone
352.498.1207 Fax
Email: Melissa Long

Address
214 NE Hwy 351
P.O. Box 2600
Cross City, Fl 32628 

Board Information

Agenda
Minutes
Dixie County Budget
Dixie County Clerk of Court Budget

 

The Board of County Commissioners is made up of five members elected to serve the County. The term of office is four years. Districts 1, 3, and 5 are elected in the same year, and Districts 2 and 4 two years later.

District 1: Gene Higginbotham

Every mile of the Suwannee River in Dixie County offers great fishing opportunities. If trophy bass aren’t striking, probably a bait on bottom will fetch a gorgeous catfish or a cricket will bag a red belly. Some of the best freshwater fishing is among the tributary creeks of the Lower Suwannee. Try Monden and Shingle...

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District 2: W.C. Mills

For decades, Dixie has been known as one of Florida’s finest hunting territories for white-tail deer, turkey and wild hog thanks to private hunt clubs which foster wild game on thousands of acres of wilderness, state-managed wildlife areas where wildlife species are encouraged, and federal wildlife refuges which offer high quality hunting on a quota...

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District 3: Mark Hatch

You can search the Florida coast up or down but you won’t find more reliable saltwater fishing than what exists between Cedar Key and Steinhatchee. That’s the Dixie coastline and Suwannee Sound. Expect to catch redfish, cobia, sea trout, offshore grouper and more. Marinas can put you and your boat on the water or professional...

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District 4: Jason Holifield

Dixie County is located between Tampa and Tallahassee on U.S. 19. The Gulf of Mexico, Dixie’s western border, provides a natural sanctuary for the harvesting of seafood. Dixie’s eastern, southern, and northern borders are the Suwannee and Steinhatchee Rivers which offer excellent water activities and empty into the Gulf of Mexico at quaint fishing villages....

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District 5: David Osteen

Dixie makes a perfect base for your SCUBA trips. Start with the historic City of Hawkinsville, underwater state park, near the Nature Coast Greenway crossing of the Suwannee. Also, Fanning Springs is rated highly as an open water dive and Manatee Springs offers cave diving for certified divers. Within 50 miles in almost any direction,...

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County Manager: Tim Alexander

Come discover the natural beauty of Dixie County. Visitors come here to enjoy hunting, fishing, boating, scuba diving, bicycling, and horseback riding. Many return year after year to visit salty Jena, stroll through Cross City, fish from Horseshoe Beach, relax in shady Old Town or enjoy the waterfront village of Suwannee where the great river...

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Fair Housing/Equal Housing

Fair Housing/Equal Housing
It is illegal to discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or familial status when renting, selling or financing a home or property. You Have Rights!!  If you feel you have been discriminated against when buying or renting a home, please contact Cheyenne Stemple at the Dixie County Manager’s Office (352)...

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