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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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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Governor's Order - May 28 - Reviving a Healthy Georgia

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The Governor’s Order issued on May 28, 2020 provides additional guidance for June 1-15.

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

WATCH: Community Conversation from Wed., May 27

Community Conversations with Mayor Girtz

Video of the May 27, 2020 episode of Community Conversations is available on-demand at www.accgov.com/videos.

The sixth conversation includes Dr. Suzanne Lester from the AU UGA Medical Partnership / Mobile Health Clinic, Dr. Whitney Howell, Clinical Direct...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

ACC Landfill to re-open on Saturdays by appointment only

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Solid Waste

In addition to Monday-Friday, ACC Landfill will  re-open for residential customers on Saturdays beginning May 23, 2020 by appointment only.

ACC Landfill residential customers must make an appointment online at www.accgov.com/landfill before visiti...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

A Resolution Addressing the Local State of Emergency Related to COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Mayor & Commission

By Commissioners Denson, Thornton, Hamby and Edwards.

A RESOLUTION ADDRESSING THE LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY RELATED TO COVID-19 ; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

WHEREAS, Athens-Clarke County, Georgia has experienced an event of critical significance as a result of ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Athens-Clarke County Courts Scale Back Court Operations until June 13

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Courts

On May 4, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton of the Georgia Supreme Court extended a statewide judicial emergency until June 13. The courts in Athens-Clarke County and the Western Judicial Circuit will continue to scale back court-related operations through J...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

UPDATE: Tax Assessor Requests Residents Return Conservation Use Applications by Mail by June 1

Coronavirus COVID-19 - Tax Assessors Office Update

Update: Per Executive Order of the Governor of the State of Georgia, the deadline for Conservation Use and Forest Land Protective Act applications has been extended to June 1, 2020.

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Local Emergency Order Extending Business Occupation Tax Deadline to June 1

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Finance

LOCAL EMERGENCY ORDER

WHEREAS, beginning in late 2019, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, SARS-CoV-2, emerged causing a novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, which has now become a worldwide pandemic; and

WHERAS, the Governor of the State o...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Local Emergency Order for Unopened Take Out Alcohol Sales by On-Premises Licensed Establishments

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Finance

LOCAL EMERGENCY ORDER

WHEREAS, beginning in late 2019, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, SARS-CoV-2, emerged causing a novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, which has now become a worldwide pandemic; and

WHEREAS, the Governor of the State ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Georgia Department of Driver Services - Emergency Operation Plan & 60-Day License/ID Extension

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From the Georgia Department of Driver Services

March 23, 2020

Today Governor Brian P. Kemp and Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Spencer R. Moore announced an emergency operation plan for the Agency that includes a 60-day extension for many G...

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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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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Residents Sought for 10 Positions on Five Policy-Making Boards by June 5

Candidates sought for 10 open positions on 5 policy-making boards

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following terms on five important policy-making boards:

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

ACCGov Animal Services, Leisure Services, Solid Waste, Transit & Other Schedules for Memorial Day

Memorial Day closure information

Animal Services

  • The Animal Shelter will be closed Monday, May 25. Although it will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, May 26, the shelter remains closed to the public for general visits and volunteers. Fosters, adoptions, and rescues are scheduled b...
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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Video of Mayor & Commission Work Session Online & on ACTV

Mayor and Commission Work Session

Video of the Mayor & Commission Work Session from May 12, 2020 is available on-demand online at www.accgov.com/videos and www.youtube.com/accgov.

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Taxpayer Bill of Rights Public Hearings for FY21 Budget

Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Public Hearings for FY21 Budget

The Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Mayor’s Recommended Budget for July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) has been submitted to the Commission for review. This budget is balanced and includes a Genera...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Advance Voting- 2020 Combined Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary Non-Partisan Election

Early/Advance Voting Information

ADVANCE VOTING

Voters may cast a Ballot in-person during the Advance Voting Period 

Advance Voting begins: Monday, May 18, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.

Advance Voting ends: Friday, June 5, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

Advance Voting Locations, Dates, and Times by...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

RWDC Industries to Invest $260 Million in Athens-Clarke County Expansion, Create 200 Jobs

RWDC Industries to Invest $260 Million in Athens-Clarke County Expansion, Create 200 Jobs

Atlanta, May 5, 2020 – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that biotechnology company RWDC Industries will invest $260 million in expanding its operations into Athens-Clarke County. This innovative development will create 200 jobs.

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Superior Court Judges Announce New Chief Judge

Judge Eric W. Norris has been selected as the next Chief Judge of the Western Circuit effective May

Lawton E. Stephens, H. Patrick Haggard, Eric W. Norris, and Lisa Lott, Judges of the Western Judicial Circuit, announce that Judge Eric W. Norris has been selected as the next Chief Judge of the Western Circuit effective May 1, 2020. The Western Circuit i...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

FY21 Mayor's Recommended Budget Submitted to the Commission for Review

FY21 Mayor's Recommended Budget Submitted to the Commission for Review

The Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Mayor’s Recommended Budget for July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) has been submitted to the Commission for review. This budget is balanced and includes a Genera...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Absentee Ballot Update: Use "Official Absentee Ballot" Paper Sleeve in Packages

Elections Absentee Ballot Update

Every registered voter in Athens-Clarke County was mailed an application for an Absentee Ballot for the June 9, 2020 election. This application provides instructions for how to request an Absentee Ballot by mail.

Voters who have requested an absentee ballo...

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