Walker Transit recently expanded its services to improve access for workers in need of transportation to one of Walker County’s largest employers. The creation of a new route for Roper Corporation provides their workforce with direct pick-up and drop-off locations throughout Walker County. “Roper Corporation approached us about addressing some of the employment barriers that … Continue reading New Walker Transit Route Improves Jobs Access for Roper Corp. Employees in Walker County
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
The demand for the COVID-19 vaccine remains high in Walker County. Thanks to a partnership between Walker County Government, Georgia Department of Public Health and the Walker County Health Department, the process to get a vaccine has been streamlined. One call now does it all. Eligible residents can call the Walker County COVID-19 hotline … Continue reading The COVID-19 Vaccination Process in Walker County, GA
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
The Board discussed hiring a secondary attorney and part-time board clerk, reviewed December department stats, along with other matters.
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.
This was the final meeting of the Sole Commissioner of Walker County, Georgia.
A new ordinance to allow temporary fireworks stands was approved, contract for road paving in 2021 was awarded, several appointments to the Planning Commission were made and November department statistics were reviewed
Some of Walker County’s roughest roads will be smoothed out in the coming year. The County recently accepted bids on a project to resurface 52-miles of roads in 2021, surpassing the 38-mile paving record set in 2020.
Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield held a public hearing on two proposed ordinances. One would adopt several state minimum codes for construction, while the other would adopt the state code to allow localities to issue permits for temporary fireworks stands. Whitfield also approved an automatic aid agreement for fire protection with Catoosa County, a proclamation for Hospice Month, and signed a resolution authorizing the county to apply for a transit grant.