Commissioner Shannon Whitfield holds the first of two public hearings on the proposed fiscal 2021 budget.
The proposed FY2021 budget of the Governing Authority of Walker County, Georgia was submitted on September 10, 2020 at the Commissioner’s regular meeting at Walker County Courthouse Annex III. The proposed budget is available for public review at the Commissioner’s Office, 101 S Duke Street in LaFayette, GA and online at walkercountyga.gov/government/budgets. Public hearings on … Continue reading Calendar for Walker County Government Fiscal 2021 Budget
Commissioner Shannon Whitfield submitted the proposed fiscal 2021 budget, signed a proclamation for Patriot Day and reviewed August 2020 department statistics.
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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LaFayette, GA – Walker County Government will make several operational changes in June in an effort to resume public access to services amid new COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. The following offices will reopen to the public on June 1st: Commissioner’s Office Tax Commissioner’s Office in Rock Spring Tax Commissioner’s Office in Fairview Mountain Cove Farms … Continue reading Walker County to Make Several Operational Changes in June
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.