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
The following occurred at this meeting: Public Hearing on a rezoning request off Happy Valley Road Public Hearing on issuance of revenue bonds for the Walker County Development Authority Update on library operations from Lecia Eubanks, Director of the Cherokee Regional Library System Resolution 11 to approve the issuance of revenue bonds for the Walker … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 4-8-21
Walker County Government was recently awarded a $6,000 Employee Safety Grant from ACCG – Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (ACCG-GSIWCF). The Employee Safety Grant Program is awarded to local governments that make significant efforts to provide a safe work environment for their employees. Grant money will be used to purchase safety equipment. Walker County plans to purchase ten … Continue reading Walker County Awarded Employee Safety Grant
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.
Walker County was recently awarded a $9,347.66 Employee Safety Grant from ACCG.
Rock Spring, GA – Dozens of companies with a household name have been started with a great idea and a little seed money. If you have a winning concept, the Walker County Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you. Round 2 of the Walker Rocks Start Up Challenge kicks off today. The grant competition … Continue reading Walker Rocks Start Up Challenge Seeks Applicants for Round 2
Chickamauga, GA - The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has awarded Walker County Emergency Services (WCES) a grant valued at $14,385. The funds will be used to purchase 21 Seek Thermal Imaging Cameras (TICs) and accessories. WCES currently has eight TICs in its inventory, but only six are operational and in service. “With 19 fire … Continue reading Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Grant Aids Walker County Firefighters
Chickamauga, GA - Walker County Emergency Services (WCES) received a $2,700 fire prevention grant today from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers. Dale Miller, a field engineer with FM Global, presented the award to Fire Marshal Paul Linder, along with other WCES team members. The grant will fund the purchase of … Continue reading FM Global Grant Keeps Sparky the Fire Dog Programs in Walker County
Rock Spring, GA - Walker County residents just got a little safer. Emergency crews joined forces today to make upgrades to the county’s Automated External Defibrillator (AED) program. Walker County Emergency Management used a portion of a Georgia Emergency Management grant to replace AED batteries in 23 Walker County Sheriff’s Office patrol cars. Deputies often … Continue reading WALKER COUNTY EXPANDS & UPDATES AED PROGRAM