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.
Whitfield signed Resolutions to designate county surplus for auction and extend a GEFA loan for the landfill expansion. A Proclamation for Hunger Free Month, a grant for the District Attorney's office and October statistics were also reviewed at this meeting.
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.
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.
The Governing Authority of Walker County, GA will hold regular public meetings on the following dates during the 2020 calendar year: October 8, 2020 October 22, 2020 November 12, 2020 November 19, 2020* December 10, 2020 December 29, 2020* *Regular meetings are typically held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. There will … Continue reading Commissioner Meeting Dates for Remainder of 2020
Commissioner Shannon Whitfield approved the fiscal 2021 budget, along with purchase orders to replace the roof on the Rossville Athletic Center, a vehicle for the Sheriff's Office and washer/dryers for Fire Rescue.
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.
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.