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
Let's talk taxes. Did you know there are eight taxing authorities in Walker County that have the ability to raise or lower the millage rate?
Chickamauga, GA - A recently filled area of the Walker County Landfill caught fire early this morning. Around 2:00 a.m., material that had been brought to the landfill Tuesday flared up in the Construction and Demolition section, where building waste such as lumber, glass and brick is disposed. Firefighters with Walker County Fire Rescue used … Continue reading Walker County Fire Rescue Responds to Early Morning Fire at Landfill