The Board met to review several recommendations from the Planning Commission and make appointments to the Northwest Georgia Joint Economic Development Authority. SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE channel to watch this meeting. http://walkercountyga.gov/tag/podcast/feed
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.
Commissioner Shannon Whitfield submitted the proposed fiscal 2021 budget, signed a proclamation for Patriot Day and reviewed August 2020 department statistics.
This was an emergency meeting due to COVID-19. Along with answering questions about the coronavirus, Commissioner Shannon Whitfield signed two resolutions waiving certain penalties and interest associated with past due personal property and hotel-motel taxes. The waiver is good through July 31st. The deadline to apply for a 2020 business license without being penalized was also been extended to July 31st.
Commissioner Shannon Whitfield issued Proclamations in support of Census Pledge Week, Down Syndrome Awareness and Multiple Myeloma Awareness.
The meeting also included the signing of the 2020 road paving contract and review of February department statistics.
This Walker County Government podcast features the Walker County Commissioner meeting from July 11, 2019. Topics include the approval of a Juvenile Justice Incentive Grant and a review of the Departmental Statistics from June.
Topics include the purchase of two trucks and a trailer for the Public Works Department, a truck for Animal Control and hoses and nozzles to replace old Fire Rescue equipment.
Topics include a resolution to refinance Series 2015 bonds at a lower rate, library board appointment and monthly department statistics.
15 businesses in Walker County work with the Kaleidoscope Supported Employment program, hiring individuals with developmental disabilities.