1. Mayor & Commission Special Called, Agenda Setting, & Work Session

    Live Video of Mayor & Commission Special Called, Agenda Setting, & Work Session Online & on ACTV

    Video of the Mayor & Commission Special Called, Agenda Setting, & Work Session on May 18, 2021 is available live online and on ACTV Cable Channel 180. Read on...
  2. Leaf and Limb Map

    ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area A during the week of May 17-21

    ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area A during the week of May 17-21. Read on...
  3. Steve Decker retiring as ACCGov Transportation and Public Works Director on June 1, 2021

    Steve Decker Retiring as ACCGov Transportation & Public Works Director as of June 1, 2021

    Manager Blaine Williams appointed Decker as director in April 2020. Decker previously retired from ACCGov in 2017 after 10 years of service, but came out of retirement to apply for the director position. He has decided to return to retirement. Read on...
  4. Proposed Downtown Public Restroom Survey Open Through June 15

    Survey on Proposed Public Restroom Facility in Downtown Athens Open Through June 15

    The ACCGov Central Services Department is currently seeking public input about a proposed public restroom facility in downtown Athens near the College Avenue parking deck. An online survey is open through June 15 at www.accgov.com/surveys. Read on...
  5. Message from Mayor Kelly Girtz - May 3, 2021

    WATCH: Message from Mayor Kelly Girtz - May 3, 2021

    A message from Athens-Clarke County Mayor Kelly Girtz about the Fiscal Year (FY) 22 Mayor's Recommended Budget and providing information about programs and resources for residents and business owners dealing with the effects of the pandemic. Read on...
  6. Niki Jones Appointed ACCGov Assistant Manager

    Niki Jones Named ACCGov Assistant Manager

    Jones has over 17 years of experience with local governments in North Carolina. He currently serves as the Planning Director for the Town of Wendell, North Carolina. His first day with ACCGov will be June 14, 2021. Read on...
  7. Budget_FY22_NF

    FY22 Mayor’s Recommended Budget Release & Taxpayer Bill of Rights Public Hearings

    The Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Mayor’s Recommended Budget for July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) has been submitted to the Commission for review. Read on...
  8. ACCGov Seeks Public Input on Barber Street Bike & Pedestrian Improvements through May 19

    ACCGov Seeks Public Input on Barber Street Bike & Pedestrian Improvements through May 19

    The public comment survey includes a story map highlighting project alternatives and cost comparisons. Other background information available online includes a video and PDF presentation that explains the Barber Street project and options. Read on...
  9. Citations Begin April 26 for School Speed Zone Safety Camera Violations Near Three Schools

    Citations Begin April 26 for School Speed Zone Safety Camera Violations

    As of Monday, April 26, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department will begin sending citations for violations instead of warnings for school speed zone camera violations near Barnett Shoals, JJ Harris & Whitehead Elementary Schools. Read on...
  10. Transit Director Butch McDuffie Retires

    Transit Director Butch McDuffie Retiring as of April 30

    Butch McDuffie is retiring from ACCGov as of April 30 as Transit Director. Assistant Director Pat Hale will serve as Interim Transit Director until a permanent replacement is hired. Read on...
  11. Community Tree Study Collecting Information on Composition & Benefits of ACC&#39s Trees

    Community Tree Study Collecting Information on Composition & Benefits of ACC's Trees

    ACCGov’s Community Forestry Program is launching a collaborative Community Tree Study to collect information on the composition and environmental benefits of ACC's trees. It begins over the next two months with a final report expected in the fall. Read on...
  12. ACCGov Public Utilities Department Director Frank Stephens Retiring April 2, 2021

    ACCGov Public Utilities Department Director Frank Stephens Retiring April 2, 2021

    Stephens is retiring from ACCGov as of April 2, 2021 after more than 30 years of water and wastewater experience in Arkansas, Colorado, and Georgia. Hollis Terry will serve as Interim Public Utilities Director until a permanent replacement is hired. Read on...
  13. Superior Court Jury Trial Proceedings Held at Classic Center Foundry Building

    Superior Court Jury Trial Proceedings Held at Classic Center Foundry Building

    Until further notice, all jury trial proceedings for Superior Court will be conducted at the Classic Center in the Foundry building. Read on...
  14. Transit Fare-Free Through June 30, 2021

    Transit Remaining Fare-Free through June 30, 2021

    At their Regular Session meeting on January 6, 2021, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission unanimously agreed to continue fare-free transit for passengers through June 30, 2021. Read on...
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