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Posted on: July 1, 2020

ACC Animal Services, Leisure Services, Solid Waste, Transit & Other Schedules for Independence Day

Independence-Day-Closures

Animal Services

  • The Animal Shelter / Adoption Center will be open by appointment only until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 3 and will be closed on Saturday, July 4.
  • Animal Services officers will not be available for non-emergency calls Saturday, July 4. Non-emer...
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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Foster Over the 4th Program for Pets at the Animal Services Adoption Center

Foster Over the 4th Program for Pets at Animal Services Adoption Center

For pets and their owners, fireworks can be a worrisome event due to the loud noise that often scares both dogs and cats. In light of COVID-19, this year’s Independence Day fireworks display will take place as a drive-in event at the Athens-Ben ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Public Input through July 5 on Possible Uses for Funds in Proposed Tax Allocation Districts (TADs)

Public Input through July 5 on Possible Uses for Funds in Proposed Tax Allocation Districts (TADs)

ACCGov seeks public input through July 5, 2020 on possible uses for funds generated within proposed Tax Allocation Districts. A Tax Allocation District (TAD) is a redevelopment tool that uses the increased property taxes generated by new development in a ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area A during the week of June 29 - July 3

Leaf and Limb Map

ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area A during the week of June 29 - July 3. In observance of Independence Day holiday, crews will not pick up leaf and limb debris on Friday, July 3rd.

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

WATCH: Community Conversation from June 24, 2020

Community Conversations with Mayor Girtz

This week’s topic is a discussion of youth and child support during this time in Athens, and will feature James Ford of Eckerd Connects Paxen and Stong Base, Inc., Derrick Floyd of Boys and Girls Clubs of Athens, and Wes Zwirn of Little Prodigie...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Athens Community Organizations Launch Ready, Set, Go Safely Campaign

Ready Set Go Safely

As Georgia begins to reopen, Athens-Clarke County remains committed to the health and safety of residents, visitors, businesses, and employees as the community works together to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and safely reopen.

In order to provide a set o...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Attorney's Office & Board of Elections Release Memo Regarding Commission District Six Election

Attorney's Office and Board of Elections Release Memo on Commission District Six Election

In conjunction with the Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections, the Attorney’s Office has released a five-page memo sent to the Board of Elections on June 12, 2020 in regards to two questions related to the June 9, 2020 election for the Commiss...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

ACCGov Re-Opening of Some Departments, Facilities Begins Week of June 1

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government will begin to re-open some public spaces and offices for limited public interaction starting June 1, 2020. Additional opening procedures will take place in the coming weeks.

Beginning Monday, June 1, 2020 (unless...

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