er first responders who worked tirelessly to render aid while in distress. On 9/11/2020, Walker County, Georgia observed Patriot Day in remembrance of those whose lives were lost and to honor the brave and selfless heroes who risked their lives that fateful day.
Commissioner Shannon Whitfield signed a resolution to accept grant terms for CARES Act funding through the state of Georgia, along with LMIG funding to repair a landslide on Nick-A-Jack Road.
Commissioner Shannon Whitfield signed a resolution to set the 2020 millage rate. The lower rate of 9.287 mills in the unincorporated areas represents a 5.45% decrease in county taxes. Also, a moratorium on tiny homes and container cargo homes was enacted for 180 days.
Commissioner Shannon Whitfield delayed penalties until September 30th for businesses that have not yet applied for a business license, approved a purchase order for a new tractor for mowing, accepted the Oath for three new Walker County Police officers and approved several conditional use variance requests.
Commissioner Shannon Whitfield appointed members to the DFCS Local Advisory Board and reviewed June departmental statistics, a purchase order for Fire Rescue vehicles, a storm water request and state lease agreement.
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Rossville, GA – Wilson Road and a few other nearby locations in Walker County will soon be lined with light. Commissioner Shannon Whitfield and Sheriff Steve Wilson unveiled the county’s first community street light project today, following a grassroots effort to improve public safety in northern Walker County. The county contracted with EPB to install … Continue reading Walker County Launches Community Street Light Project to Enhance Public Safety
Unique Fabricating typically makes parts for the automotive industry, like cup holders and noise control products. Recently, the company started producing personal protective equipment, also referred to as PPE.
Updated on 4/16/20 to reflect a change in the number of homes damaged and designation of the tornado. LaFayette, GA – The Easter Sunday storm that spawned an EF2 tornado in the Center Post community damaged at least 31 homes. Walker County Fire Rescue personnel made the finding during a preliminary damage assessment along a … Continue reading Walker County Fire Rescue Performs Damage Assessment Following Easter Sunday Storms
This was an emergency meeting due to COVID-19. Along with answering questions about the coronavirus, Commissioner Shannon Whitfield signed two resolutions waiving certain penalties and interest associated with past due personal property and hotel-motel taxes. The waiver is good through July 31st. The deadline to apply for a 2020 business license without being penalized was also been extended to July 31st.