Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 5-25-23

The following occurred at this meeting: -Life Saving Award presentation -Resolution to award a paving contract for roads -Zoning and variance requests -Coats American building discussion -Purchase order for an excavator for the landfill SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch this video. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed

Sheriff’s Office Traffic Tip of the Month – May 2023

A slow vehicle clogs traffic in the left lane, creating a dangerous situation for all drivers.

Imagine this scenario. You are traveling down one of Georgia’s highways or the Interstate system, such as U.S. Highway 27, Georgia Highway 2, or Interstate 75. You are in the far left-hand lane (also known as the fast lane or passing lane) and you meet another vehicle traveling in the same direction, but that vehicle is traveling … Continue reading Sheriff’s Office Traffic Tip of the Month – May 2023

Walker 180 for May 2023

The community responds to tire amnesty, changes ahead for the Public Safety Fee and the Battle of the Badges returns... all ahead in this month's edition of Walker 180. SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch this video. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed

Several Road Projects Targeted for Completion in 2023

Photo of Jones Road newly paved

The Walker County Board of Commissioners recently adopted a list of roads to resurface in 2023. The list contains roughly 35-miles of roads, including Halls Valley Road, Straight Gut Road, Old Mineral Springs Road and Salem Road. Bids are currently being accepted by contractors for work on the 41 roads later this year. Funding for these projects … Continue reading Several Road Projects Targeted for Completion in 2023

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 4-13-23

The following occurred at this meeting: -Presentation of the FY2022 Audit -Presentation on the Public Safety Fee -Resolution to approve a road paving list for 2023 -Resolution to revise the Public Safety Fee assessed in the Walker County Fire and Rescue District -Resolution to appoint a member to the Northwest Georgia Regional 1 Emergency Medical … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 4-13-23

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 2-23-23

The following occurred at this meeting: -Report from the Historic Preservation Commission -Resolution to support a grant application for a Historic Resources Survey -Denial of a Resolution to oppose a state proposal to increase truck weight limits -Approval of agreement with the state to host a Tire Amnesty Day -Purchase order for a new patch … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 2-23-23

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 1-26-23

The following occurred at this meeting: -Ordinance to send all variance recommendations to the Board of Commissioners -Ordinance to improve road construction standards -Ordinance to create an automatic resignation clause for board, committee and commission members who miss too many meetings and provide for training for the Planning Commission -Recognition of Walker County Fire Rescue … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 1-26-23

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 1-12-23

The following occurred at this meeting: -Public hearings on three potential ordinance changes: Variances, Road Construction & Service Expectations for Boards, Committees and Commissions -Resolutions to elect a Vice Chair, set the 2023 meeting calendar, increase compensation for the Coroner, establish terms for the Board of Assessors and appoint a member to the Board of … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 1-12-23

Walker 180 for December 2022

Developers unveil plans for a new subdivision, the county teams up with the state for a new prison dog program, and connecting the Chickamauga Battlefield to Chickamauga... all ahead in this month's edition of Walker 180. SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch the video version of this production. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed