Walker County Government Recodification Project Nears Completion

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

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

Let’s Put a Lid on Litter

As we approach Earth Day, let's talk about litter for a moment.   Since 2017, our litter crew has picked up more than 580,000 pounds of roadside trash! Despite the pandemic, 2020 was a record year for litter pick-up and 2021 is currently on pace to be even worse.   Listen to your friends and … Continue reading Let’s Put a Lid on Litter

Commissioner Meeting Audio – 10-22-20

Commissioner Shannon Whitfield approved zoning for a new 500+ home development, a special events permit, revisions to the property maintenance code dealing with inoperable vehicles and garbage, issued proclamations for Veterans Day and James Cross Day, and approved the ambulance service contract with CHI Memorial.

Walker County to Make Several Operational Changes in June

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Government will make several operational changes in June in an effort to resume public access to services amid new COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. The following offices will reopen to the public on June 1st: Commissioner's Office Tax Commissioner's Office in Rock Spring Tax Commissioner's Office in Fairview Mountain Cove Farms … Continue reading Walker County to Make Several Operational Changes in June

Walker County Low Cost Drive-Thru Rabies Clinics on May 23 & 30

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Extension and your local veterinarian have teamed up to provide low cost rabies clinics again in 2020. The dates are a little later this year due to COVID-19 and will feature drive-thru service. Protect your family from rabies by bringing your dog and/or cat to one of the locations listed … Continue reading Walker County Low Cost Drive-Thru Rabies Clinics on May 23 & 30

Walker County to Resume Some Local Government Operations Over the Next Two Weeks

LaFayette, GA - As the state of Georgia makes plans to reopen when Governor Brian Kemp's Shelter in Place order expires April 30th, Walker County Government will resume some county operations that had previously been suspended due to COVID-19. The following changes were announced today, during a Facebook Live community update. Animal Control - On-call … Continue reading Walker County to Resume Some Local Government Operations Over the Next Two Weeks