Halifax County is governed by a Board of Commissioners. The Board is comprised of 6 members, 3 elected by district and 3 elected at large. Commissioners serve 4-year terms. Elections are held in November of even-numbered years. The Board takes office at its first meeting in December following the November election. At that time, members select a chair and a vice-chair.
Seek quality sustainable countywide economic growth to provide jobs and increased tax base.
Initiate and support efforts to protect the environment, health and well-being of county citizens.
Encourage citizen input and promote awareness of issues to improve decision making within county government.
Continue support for and recognition of the importance of agriculture in Halifax County to enhance our economic well-being and to help preserve family farms.
Continue effective use of county revenues to provide necessary services for citizens.
Work in partnership with boards of education and the community college to enhance quality education for career development.