The following occurred at this meeting: -Reappointment of a member to the Historic Preservation Commission -Approval of grant application for Transit -Increase in pay for the Coroner -Hunger Free Month Proclamation -Brownfield grant application -Quick claim deed for storm water at Hinkle fire station -October 2021 department statistics SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch this … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 11-18-21
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
Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 2-11-21
The Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution dealing with rules of decorum for public participation, a resolution concerning deputy coroners and heard an appeal of a Planning Commission decision. SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch this meeting. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed
Board of Commissioners Set 2021 Regular Meeting Schedule
LaFayette, GA - The Walker County Board of Commissioners, the Governing Authority of Walker County, recently formalized a schedule for its regular public meetings for 2021. Regular meetings will be held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Walker County Courthouse Annex III building, located at 201 S … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Set 2021 Regular Meeting Schedule
Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 1-4-21
The Walker County Board of Commissioners held a special called meeting to elect a Vice Chair and set a schedule for regular meetings in 2021.
Walker County Voters to Receive Informational Precinct Cards
LaFayette, GA - Voters can expect to receive an informational mailing from the Walker County Elections Office, as the county prepares to transition to a Board of Commissioners form of government. After working for months to update voter data to make sure every voter is placed in the correct district, Elections officials mailed out 39,723 precinct … Continue reading Walker County Voters to Receive Informational Precinct Cards
How Walker Works – Elections Office Prepares for the Transition to a Board of Commissioners
The first Board of Commissioners election doesn’t take place until 2020, but the staff at the Walker County Elections Office is already hard at work making sure every voter is placed in the correct district.
Changing Walker County’s Form of Government
Walker County voters overwhelmingly elected to move from a Sole Commissioner form of government to a Board of Commissioners. 80% of votes cast in the November 6, 2018 election favored moving to a board. So, how does this work? In early 2017, the Georgia General Assembly was asked to pass legislation to give the public an official … Continue reading Changing Walker County’s Form of Government