Walker County Landfill to Host Mulch Mania October 21-23

Chickamauga, GA – A large pile of storm debris will soon be chipped into mulch, finding new life in local gardens and landscaping. On October 21-23, the Walker County Landfill will host Mulch Mania, providing heavily discounted mulch to the community. During Mulch Mania, Walker County residents can receive up to a loader bucket of … Continue reading Walker County Landfill to Host Mulch Mania October 21-23

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 8-12-21

The following occurred at the Board of Commissioners meeting on August 12, 2021: -Public hearing on Walker County Landfill Expansion -Public hearing on adoption of 2021 Code Book -Ordinance adopting the 2021 Code Book -Resolution to add fees that were previously in the Code Book to the fee schedule -Resolution to adopt policies for Walker … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 8-12-21

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

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

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 2-25-21

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

Free Recycling Day December 26th at the Walker County Landfill

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

Maintaining Essential Services at the Walker County Landfill during COVID-19

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

Walker County Government Reduces Operations to Mission Critical Services in Response to 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