Commissioner Meeting Audio – 11-19-20

Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield held a public hearing on two proposed ordinances. One would adopt several state minimum codes for construction, while the other would adopt the state code to allow localities to issue permits for temporary fireworks stands. Whitfield also approved an automatic aid agreement for fire protection with Catoosa County, a proclamation for Hospice Month, and signed a resolution authorizing the county to apply for a transit grant.

The Farmer & the Belle: Saving Santaland, filmed in Walker County, makes its screen debut

A movie filmed primarily on location in Walker County, Georgia in 2019 hits the home video market today. The Farmer & the Belle: Saving Santaland had a four year journey from development to script to screen.

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.

Commissioner Meeting Audio – 10-8-20

Listen to a public hearing on two proposed ordinances. One would create a Special Events Permit to require event planners to coordinate with first responders. The other would require inoperable, uninsured vehicles to be stored behind a resident’s home and also require household garbage be placed in plastic or galvanized containers until collected.

Commissioner Meeting Audio – 9-24-20

Commissioner Shannon Whitfield held the a public hearing on the proposed fiscal 2021 budget, along with a public hearing on some planning/zoning requests. The regular meeting including the acceptance of a "Request for Proposal" for ambulance service in the county, along with the approval of some purchase orders for the Sheriff's Office.