Walker County to Make Several Operational Changes in June

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

Commissioner Meeting Audio – 3-26-20

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.

Walker County Commissioner Issues Emergency Order Closing Childcare and Personal Care Services

LaFayette, GA – Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield issued his second Emergency Order aimed at slowing the spread of novel coronavirus, aka COVID-19. The Order requires all non-home based childcare facilities, as defined by the state, and personal care services to close no later than 12:01 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Monday, March 30, 2020. … Continue reading Walker County Commissioner Issues Emergency Order Closing Childcare and Personal Care Services

Commissioner Meeting Audio – 3-12-20

Commissioner Shannon Whitfield issued Proclamations in support of Census Pledge Week, Down Syndrome Awareness and Multiple Myeloma Awareness. The meeting also included the signing of the 2020 road paving contract and review of February department statistics.

Proclamation Supporting Second Amendment Rights Issued in Walker County

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield issued a Proclamation this evening designating March 1st - 7th as Second Amendment Awareness and Celebration Week. The Proclamation publicly acknowledges and reiterates support for the rights provided by the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. About 40 people turned out to the Commissioner's Meeting on … Continue reading Proclamation Supporting Second Amendment Rights Issued in Walker County

Commissioner Meeting – 2-13-20

Commissioner Whitfield amended the county's Alcohol ordinance to clean up some language dealing with licensing fees, rejected a resolution calling for a vote on changing distance requirements for alcohol sales at restaurants, approved a resolution calling for a vote on SPLOST, review department statistics and other county business matters.