Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 9-9-21

The following occurred at this meeting: -Public hearing on the FY2022 Budget -Rezone of property on Happy Valley Road from I to R3 -Proclamations for Patriot Day and Constitution Week -Approval of the FY2022 Budget -Purchase orders for a vehicle for the District Attorney and Fire Suppression system at the courthouse SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 9-9-21

Town Hall Planned on Affordable Workforce Housing Development

Rossville, GA - Due to renewed interest and inaccurate information being spread in the community about a proposed affordable workforce housing development, a town hall meeting on the Gateway at Rossville project will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 13 at the Walker County Civic Center, 10052 Highway 27 in Rock Spring. Walker County … Continue reading Town Hall Planned on Affordable Workforce Housing Development

Walker County to Consider Tiny Homes, Other Land Development Code Amendments

The Walker County Board of Commissioners and Walker County Planning Commission will consider a number of proposed amendments to the county's Land Development Code over the next two months. Draft ordinance O-02-21 would amend the County Code to add a definition for a tiny home, reduce the size of required road frontage in certain zones, … Continue reading Walker County to Consider Tiny Homes, Other Land Development Code Amendments

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 8-26-21

The following occurred at this meetings: -Public hearings on the millage rate, 2022 budget and several planning/zoning requests -Resolution to set the millage rate -Resolution to authorize the Chair to sign stormwater agreements -Purchase order for air packs for the fire department -Purchase order for culverts and drainage pipe repairs SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 8-26-21

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

Walker County to Roll Back Millage Rate, Minimizing Impact of Higher Appraisals on Property Owners

The Walker County Board of Commissioners will hold three public hearings in August to provide citizens with a better understanding of a proposed millage rate reduction to offset an inflationary increase evaluation. The hot housing market has enhanced the value of many properties in Walker County, leading to higher appraisals. The Board of Commissioners proposes … Continue reading Walker County to Roll Back Millage Rate, Minimizing Impact of Higher Appraisals on Property Owners

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 7-22-21

The following occurred at the Board of Commissioners meeting on July 22, 2021: Public Hearing on adopting and enacting the 2021 version of the Walker County Code Book Public Hearings and action on several rezone requests Dodd Worley provided information on Connections Northwest / T4C Resolution R-032-21 to amend the Fiscal 2021 budget (Sheriff's Office) … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 7-22-21

African American Museum and Cultural Center Coming to Walker County

LaFayette, GA - In 2004, James and Charlotte Wardlaw donated the old Long John Silver’s building to Walker County as a means to give something back to their community. Upon accepting the gift, Sole Commissioner Bebe Heiskell named the building the Wardlaw Building in their honor and made the property available for the county’s Historic … Continue reading African American Museum and Cultural Center Coming to Walker County

Walker County Government Recodification Project Nears Completion

LaFayette, GA - A project to create an accurate record of codes previously adopted in Walker County will soon be complete. After nearly two years of work to research and compile missing documentation, Municipal Code Corporation has published a new Walker County Code of Ordinances, or Code Book. The most recent version of Walker County's … Continue reading Walker County Government Recodification Project Nears Completion