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Take the Community Survey: What Northwest Georgia Needs Most

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Take the Community Survey: What Northwest Georgia Needs Most

Your locally elected officials (mayors and county commissioners) of Northwest Georgia are required, by state law, to update and create a five-year plan for the region.  The Northwest Georgia region consists of 15 counties and 49 municipalities (see map below ).  The Northwest Georgia Regional Council, made up of the regions locally elected officials, is responsible for gathering feedback from the public in order to create a plan that addresses the region’s top priorities.  By taking this brief survey you can give your community’s...

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Election Results: City of Fairmount Special Election

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Election Results:  City of Fairmount Special Election

Click here to view the election results for the City of Fairmount Special Election.

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Late Notifications from HyperReach

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Late Notifications from HyperReach

It has come to our attention that many people did not receive the severe thunderstorm warnings from the HyperReach system until late into the warning or even after the warning had expired for the storms that occurred on March 14-15. We have been working today to gather information on the notifications that went out as compared to the time of the issued warning. That information has been compiled and sent to HyperReach and it has been requested for them to investigate the reason for this delay in services. While we continue to work toward a...

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Flood Safety Preparedness Week March 11-15

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Flood Safety Preparedness Week March 11-15

Public Safety and Public Works Encourages Gordon County Residents to Prepare During Flood Safety Preparedness Week March 11-15 (Gordon County, GA) – Flooding can happen anytime it rains, with little or no time to prepare and evacuate with your loved ones. Gordon County Emergency Management partners with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency for Flood Safety Preparedness Week on March 11-15. The week encourages residents and their families to prepare for the event of flooding. Each day during the week will focus on a...

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UPDATED: Carter’s Lake Release

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UPDATED: Carter’s Lake Release

***UPDATE as of March 4, 2019 9:28 a.m.*** Public safety officials were able to speak to someone at the Carter’s Dam powerhouse this morning. According to the contact there a release will begin around noon today and continue through the week. As of right now they are planning a smaller release than originally scheduled. The prior plan called for 10,000 cubic foot per second (cfs) and it has been lowered to 5300 cfs. This could change and if it does we have been told we will receive an update. We will continue to monitor the situation...

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Admin Report for February 26, 2019

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Admin Report for February 26, 2019

FINANCIAL REPORT BUDGET:  The Departments Heads, Constitutional Officers, Elected Officials and Agencies that participate in the annual budget process have received their budget packets that will be used to assist the budget planning for F/Y 2019-2020. CASH AND INVESTMENT REPORT:  The report of Cash and Investments dated February 18, 2019 is in your material for review. SIGNIFICANT PROJECTS AND ACTIVITY FLOODING:  Gordon County had 22 roads closed due to high water between February 18-24 and 5 water rescue calls. Waters are receding at the...

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2019 State of the County and State of the City Adddresses

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2019 State of the County and State of the City Adddresses

2019 State of the County from Gordon County on Vimeo.   2019 State of the City from Gordon County on Vimeo.   2019 Development Authority Report from Gordon County on...

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Weather Information and Road Closures

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Weather Information and Road Closures

Please be aware that Gordon County and the surrounding areas will receive a significant amount of rainfall over the next few days. ROAD CLOSURES: ***UPDATE*** As of 3-7-2019 at 10:00 a.m. the only road closed is Doe Lane. WEATHER INFORMATION: This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North and Central Georgia. .DAY ONE…Monday Some localized flooding of creeks and streams may be possible across portions of northern Georgia due to overnight rainfall. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Tuesday through Sunday… Confidence is...

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ELECTION RESULTS – Special Election Runoff for State House District 5

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ELECTION RESULTS – Special Election Runoff for State House District 5

CLICK HERE FOR ELECTION RESULTS Make sure to refresh often.  These election results show both Gordon County and Murray County.  Results will begin after 7:00 p.m. and will be updated throughout the evening as polls report to the Elections Office.     Early Voting for the February 5, 2019 Special Election Runoff will begin on Monday, January 28th and will end on Friday, February 1st. To cast your vote early you will go to the Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office, located in the Gordon Count Government Plaza at 215 N....

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Admin Report for February 5, 2019

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Admin Report for February 5, 2019

FINANCIAL REPORT SPLOST/LOST:  SPLOST and LOST revenue shown in the report dated January 31, 2019 reflect collections reported for December 2018. For that period, SPLOST collections were $850,321.20 which is a $70,203.71 (9%) increase over the same period last year. LOST collections were $589,856.65 which is a $48,819.07 (9.02%) increase over the same period last year. SIX MONTHS REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE BUDGET REPORT – CASH BASIS:  The report is in your material for review. Revenue collected up to December 2018 was $12.8 million dollars...

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