The following occurred at this meeting: -Presentation of the FY2021 Audit -Resolutions to further define the Board Clerk as a Deputy Clerk, apply for a OneGeorgia grant, and make appointments to several boards -Purchase order for radios for first responders -PUD rezone for Happy Valley Farms development -Appeals of Planning Commission items -November Department statistics … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 12-8-22
LaFayette, GA - The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has approved and awarded a contract to replace the bridge on Old Trion Highway that crosses over Dry Creek, 4.4 miles south of Lafayette. Following an inspection, GDOT engineers found the bridge to be deficient and required posting due to exposed footings of columns, spans that … Continue reading Bridge Replacement on Old Trion Highway to Begin August 15
LaFayette, GA - 2020 proved to be a banner year for new home construction in unincorporated Walker County. In fact, it was the best of the decade. Data tracked by the Walker County Planning Office shows a 17% increase year over year in the number of permits issued for the construction of new single-family homes. … Continue reading New Home Construction in Walker County Posts Best of the Decade Numbers
LaFayette, GA - Hog Jowl Road from the 193/341 intersection to Andrews Lane will be closed to thru traffic for 90 days beginning Monday, January 27th. A state contractor will be working on a bridge replacement project at Voiles Creek. Detour signs will be posted.
Rock Spring, GA – New home construction in unincorporated Walker County posted modest gains in 2019, with the size and value of homes being built continuing to grow. Data recently released by the Walker County Planning Office shows a 3% increase in the number of new single family home construction permits issued last year. Housing … Continue reading New Home Construction in Walker County Posts Modest Gains in 2019
LaFayette, GA – Walker County experienced an exciting increase in the number of single family new home construction permits issued in 2017. Data recently released by the Walker County Commissioner's office shows a nearly 10% surge over 2016. It takes about six months for a new home to reach the market in Walker County. Builders … Continue reading New Home Construction Permits Post Gains in Walker County