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
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
At this meeting, the board considered several purchase orders to replace old, worn out equipment at the Public Works and Landfill departments, along with new vehicles for the Sheriff's Office SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch this meeting. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed
Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Landfill will offer a free recycling day from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 26, 2020. The following items will be accepted: Penned mail & greeting cards, paper egg cartons, paperboard boxes, #1-7 plastic bottles & jugs, plastic lids & caps (do not flatten), file folders, blueprints, … Continue reading Free Recycling Day December 26th at the Walker County Landfill
Whitfield signed Resolutions to designate county surplus for auction and extend a GEFA loan for the landfill expansion. A Proclamation for Hunger Free Month, a grant for the District Attorney's office and October statistics were also reviewed at this meeting.
Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Landfill provides an essential service to the community, as the proper disposal of waste reduces health hazards and environmental concerns. With more people now at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an influx of customers at the Landfill has strained efforts to provide an essential service while protecting the … Continue reading Maintaining Essential Services at the Walker County Landfill during COVID-19
LaFayette, GA - Walker County Government operations will be reduced to mission critical services, effective Monday, March 23rd. Commissioner Shannon Whitfield made the announcement via the county’s Facebook page, stating it was time for the local community to do more to slow the spread of COVID-19, aka coronavirus. “Because of the slow rollout of testing … Continue reading Walker County Government Reduces Operations to Mission Critical Services in Response to COVID-19
A “Free Recycling Day” will be offered on Thursday, December 26th at the Walker County Landfill, 5120 N Marble Top Road, Chickamauga.
Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield issued a proclamation for Small Business Saturday, made two appointments to the Walker County Planning Commissioner and approved a purchase order for the landfill.
Chickamauga, GA - Following the success of April’s Retire Your Tires Amnesty Day, Walker County Government scheduled a second event this year. The additional tire amnesty day event will be offered from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 2nd at the Walker County Landfill. 629 Walker County residents took advantage of the program earlier this … Continue reading Fall Tire Amnesty Day set for November 2nd