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Posted on: September 14, 2020

East Clayton Street Improvements Project Update

East Clayton Street Improvements Project Update - September 14

The next phase of work on the East Clayton Street Improvements Project will begin the week of September 14 to prepare for the installation of new electrical conduit in the corridor. This conduit will be used for street lighting, downtown cameras, traffic ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area D during the week of Sep. 14-18

Leaf and Limb Map

ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area D during the week of Sep. 14-18.

Residents who are uncertain of their leaf and limb zone may contact the Solid Waste Department at 706-613-3501 ext. 0 for assistance. Residents may also search an addres...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

UPDATE: Logic & Accuracy Testing of Voting Equipment Begins Tues., Sept. 22 at 10:00 a.m.

Logic & Accuracy Testing of Voting Equipment Begins September 22

*** UPDATE: The testing will now begin on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. ***

The Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections will conduct a Logic and Accuracy Test on all voting equipment that will be used in the upcoming November 3, 2020 General Pr...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Video of Mayor & Commission Work Session Online & on ACTV

Mayor & Commission Special Called & Work Session

Video of the Mayor & Commission Special Called & Work Sessions from September 8, 2020 is available on-demand online at www.accgov.com/videos and www.youtube.com/accgov.

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Local Loan & Grant Applications for Athens-Clarke County Small Businesses Open Sept. 8

Local Loan & Grant Applications for Athens-Clarke County Small Businesses Open Sept. 8

Funded through the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) and the federal CARES Act, the Joint Development Authority (JDA) of the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County and the City of Winterville and the Northeast Georgia Business Alliance ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Request an Absentee Ballot Online

Request an Absentee Ballot for November 3 General/ Special Election Online

Registered voters can request an absentee ballot through the Georgia Secretary of State’s online portal at https://ballotrequest.sos.ga.gov.

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Video of Mayor & Commission Regular Session Online & on ACTV

Mayor and Commission Regular Session

Video of the Mayor & Commission Regular Session from September 1, 2020 is available on-demand online at www.accgov.com/videos and www.youtube.com/accgov.

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Robert Cheshire Named First ACCGov Capital Projects Director

Robert Cheshire Named the first ACCGov Capital Projects Director

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) Manager Blaine Williams has named Robert Cheshire as the first Capital Projects Director. Cheshire will begin in his new role on September 14.

“I am grateful to the Mayor and Commission for creatin...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

WATCH: Community Conversation - August 26, 2020

Community Conversations with Mayor Girtz

This month’s virtual Community Conversation features the premiere of the Athens Music Walk of Fame and a discussion with Mayor Kelly Girtz and two members of bands from the first class of inductees - Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers and M...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Announces Launch of Athens Music Walk of Fame

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Announces Launch of Athens Music Walk of Fame

Athens is a community known worldwide for its creative and diverse music scene, with a rich musical heritage dating from the nineteenth century. To recognize the contributions of the artists who have helped make Athens a destination for music fans, the At...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Settlement Leaves Mask Ordinance Requirement in Effect, Changes Last Call to 11:30 p.m.

Settlement Leaves Mask Ordinance Requirement in Effect, Changes Last Call to 11:30 p.m.

The Mayor and Commission held a Special Called Session on Friday, August 14 at 8:15 a.m. to approve a settlement with plaintiffs related to the recent adoptions of a mask ordinance requirement for public and commercial spaces and an ordinance changing the...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Athens CARES Funding of $6.6 Million

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Mayor & Commission

At a Special Called Session on August 11, 2020, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission approved a resolution to authorize the execution of the Coronavirus Relief Fund terms and conditions agreement and a Commission-Defined Option for disbursement o...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Live Video of Mayor & Commission Emergency Special Called Session Online & on ACTV

Emergency Special Called Session on August 14, 2020

Video of the Mayor & Commission Work Session on September 18, 2018 will be available live online (or at www.accgov.com/videos) and broadcast live on ACTV Cable Channel 180 (University of Georgia Cable Channel 6). 

The video of the meeting will...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

ACCGov Stormwater Management Named Education Program of Excellence

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ACCGov Stormwater Management Named Education Program of Excellence

We are so proud to announce that the Stormwater Management Program was recently named an "Education Program of Excellence" in the Watershed Category by the Georgia Association of ...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Athens-Clarke County Residents Urged to Get Counted in 2020 Census Before New Sept. 30 Deadline

Residents Urged to Get Counted in 2020 Census Before New September 30 Deadline

The Complete County Committee (CCC) of Athens-Clarke County is urging the 43.2% of county residents who have not yet responded to the 2020 Census to do so by the new September 30, 2020 deadline. Athens-Clarke County’s Census participation rate (...

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