1. Computation and Canvassing of Absentee Ballots Cast in the November 3 General Election

    Early Processing of Absentee Ballots Cast in the November 3 General Election

    Pursuant to the State Election Board Emergency Rule 183-1-14-0.7-.15, the Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections will begin processing the Absentee Ballots cast in the November 3, 2020 General Election on the following dates: Read on...
  2. Leaf and Limb Map

    ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area C during the week of October 19-23

    ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area C during the week of October 19-23. Read on...
  3. Ballot dropbox

    Six Secure Drop Boxes for Absentee Ballots

    In accordance with Chapter 183-1 of the Georgia Election Code, the Board of Elections has installed a secure drop box for absentee ballots. Read on...
  4. Athens-Clarke County Real Estate & Personal Property 2020 Tax Bills Due Oct. 20

    Athens-Clarke County Real Estate & Personal Property 2020 Tax Bills Due Oct. 20

    The 2020 tax bills for real estate and personal property were mailed in August and are due on or before October 20. Read on...
  5. Athens Community Corps (A-Corps) Seeks Applicants - Deadline Extended until Oct. 26

    ACCGov Launches Athens Community Corps (A-Corps) Program for Workforce Development

    A-Corps is a comprehensive professional and personal development experience that will bring together a team of 10 participants for 11 months for full-time employment with benefits by ACCGov. Read on...
  6. 2020 Sustained Excellence words with green and blue WaterSense logo

    Athens-Clarke County Wins WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Athens-Clarke County Public Utilities Department with a 2020 WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award for promoting WaterSense and water efficiency in 2019. Read on...www.thinkatthesink.com
  7. Call for Public Art: Oconee Rivers Greenway Network Connectors

    Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Call for Public Art - Greenway Network Connectors

    The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit a proposal and images of a public art concept for the Oconee Rivers Greenway (ORG) trail construction project in Athens, Georgia. Read on...
  8. Funded through the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) and the federal CARES Act, the J

    2nd Round of Grants & Loans for ACC Businesses & Non-Profits with 1-20 Employees Open Oct. 13-27

    Applications open at 8:00 a.m. on Tues., Oct. 13, with a deadline of Tues., Oct. 27. These grants and low-interest loans are targeted to both small businesses and 501c(3) non-profits with 1-20 employees physically located in Athens-Clarke County. Read on...
  9. College Square Closes to Vehicles for Six-Month Pedestrian & Dining Plaza Pilot Project

    College Square Closes to Vehicles for Six-Month Pedestrian & Dining Plaza Pilot Project

    College Avenue between East Clayton Street and East Broad Street, commonly known as College Square, is closed to vehicles as of Thursday, October 8 for a six-month pedestrian and dining plaza pilot project. Read on...
  10. Jefferson River Road - Public Input NF

    Public Input Sought for Jefferson River Road Sidewalk Project through Oct. 23

    A public comment survey is available online that includes a story map and highlights project alternatives, multi-use path alternatives, and cost comparisons of different plans. The survey and details are available at accgov.com/jeffersonriver. Read on...
  11. Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Mayor & Commission

    Ninth Declaration of Local Emergency Approved by Mayor & Commission

    The Mayor and Commission approved the ninth declaration of a local state of emergency on October 6, which continues a requirement for face covers in entities and public spaces. The declaration continues in effect until Nov. 6. Read on...
  12. ACCGov to Purchase Rock Hill Quarry in Athens for Long-Term Water Storage

    ACCGov to Purchase Rock Hill Quarry in Athens for Long-Term Water Storage

    ACCGov has agreed to purchase the Rock Hill Quarry in Athens for long-term water storage for drought resilience. Once completed in FY2034, it is expected to hold between 4-5 billion gallons of water. Read on...
  13. Residents Urged to Get Counted in 2020 Census Before New October 31 Deadline

    Athens-Clarke County Residents Urged to Get Counted in 2020 Census Before New Oct. 31 Deadline

    Athens-Clarke County’s Census self-response rate (60.5%) lags state (62.2%) and national completion rates (66.5%). Read on...
  14. Early/Advance Voting for the Nov. 3, 2020 General/Special Election

    Advance Voting- 2020 General / Special Election

    Advance Voting Locations for the November 3, 2020 General / Special Election Read on...
  15. Request an Absentee Ballot for November 3 General/ Special Election Online

    Request an Absentee Ballot Online

    Registered voters can request an absentee ballot through the Georgia Secretary of State's online portal. Read on...
  16. Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Mayor & Commission

    Athens CARES Funding of $6.6 Million

    On August 11, 2020, the ACCGov Mayor and Commission authorized the execution of the Coronavirus Relief Fund terms and conditions agreement and disbursement of $5.29 million funds for a variety of community services through December 30, 2020. Read on...
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