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.
Don't be the last in line! If you need a vehicle transaction done in late May or early June, go ahead and get it done today.
Commissioner Shannon Whitfield held two public meetings (ordinance change and planning) prior to the regular meeting. A Senior Day proclamation, April department statistics and a MOU with the Family Crisis Center highlighted the agenda.
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.
Topics include a tire amnesty day agreement with the state and surplusing an ice machine for the Sheriff's Office.