iWorQ Service Request is now Citizen Portal

The app version of the iWorQ Service Request program used by Walker County residents to report issues to various government departments was recently disconnected and replaced with an upgraded web-based version. Service Request is now Citizen Portal and includes many of the same features as the app version, most notably the ability to submit pictures … Continue reading iWorQ Service Request is now Citizen Portal

Two Arrested in Animal Cruelty Case in Walker County

Owensby and McDonald - arrested in Walker County

Rossville, GA - Two people stand accused of animal cruelty following the discovery of a hoarding case over the weekend in north Walker County. A deputy with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office made the find while looking for a suspect at 1906 Blossom Road on an unrelated case Saturday. While searching the residence, the deputy … Continue reading Two Arrested in Animal Cruelty Case in Walker County

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 6-23-22

The following occurred at this meeting: Resolution to set a timeline for publishing the agenda for each Board meeting Resolutions to appoint members to the DFACS local advisory board Approval of grants for Drug Court and Mental Health Court Purchase of a trailer for the landfill Planning items - rezone request and conditional use variance … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 6-23-22

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 3-10-22

The following occurred at this meeting: -Adoption of the 2021 International Property Maintenance Code -Surplussing equipment from the District Attorney and Public Works Department -DFACS Board appointment -Discussion on Consolidating the Animal Control and Animal Shelter Departments -February 2022 department statistics The Joint Comprehensive Plan and the update to the landfill rate schedule were tabled … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 3-10-22

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 2-23-22

The following occurred at this meeting: -Public Hearing on O-02-22 to adopt the 2021 International Property Maintenance Code -Intergovernmental Agreement on distribution of TSPLOST Funds -Resolution calling for a special election on TSPLOST -Intergovernmental contract for the Drug Task Force SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch this meeting. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed

Walker County Government Recodification Project Nears Completion

Code book

LaFayette, GA - A project to create an accurate record of codes previously adopted in Walker County will soon be complete. After nearly two years of work to research and compile missing documentation, Municipal Code Corporation has published a new Walker County Code of Ordinances, or Code Book. The most recent version of Walker County's … Continue reading Walker County Government Recodification Project Nears Completion

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 6-24-21

The following occurred at the Board of Commissioner’s meeting on 6-24-21: Resolutions to appoint members to the following boards: Rossville Library Board, Chickamauga Library Board, Board of Assessors Annual Property Assessment Report Proclamation of Appreciation for Farrell Brown Proclamation of Appreciation for Public Health Professionals LMJC Drug Court report and grant approvals Automatic Aid agreement … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 6-24-21

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 5-27-21

The following occurred at the Board of Commissioner’s meeting on 5-27-21: Resolutions to appoint members to the NWGA Region 1 Emergency Medical Services Council & Lookout Mountain Community Services Board Resolution to appoint a Chief Building Official Resolution to declare county property as surplus Resolution to authorize the Chair to purchase fire hydrants Resolution to … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 5-27-21

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 4-22-21

The following occurred at this meeting: Public Hearing and action on a conditional use variance request off Stanfield Road Public Hearing and action on a rezoning request off Kendrick's Switch Road Public Hearing and action on a rezoning request off Reece Street Information on the Walker County office of Department of Family and Children Services … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 4-22-21

P52’s Passion for Service Shines in Walker County

Members of P52 cleaning up

Rock Spring, GA - A partnership between Walker County Government and Project 52 (P52) continues to produce positive outcomes for the county, the non-profit organization and the residents being served. In 2017, Walker County refocused efforts to enforce existing property maintenance codes. Code Enforcement officers found 1,469 violations dealing with things like trash, debris and … Continue reading P52’s Passion for Service Shines in Walker County