News & Public Notices

Administrator’s Report for April 13, 2021

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Administrator’s Report for April 13, 2021

FINANCIAL REPORT SPLOST AND LOST:  SPLOST and LOST revenue shown in the report dated March 31, 2021 reflect collections reported for February 2020. For that period, SPLOST collections were $807,613.29 which is a $101,158.01 (14.32%) increase over the same period last year. LOST collections were $512,007.80 which is a $64,575.49 (14.43%) increase over the same period last year. AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT OF 2021:  On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act Of 2021 into law. This is a 1.9 Trillion Dollar spending...

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County Offices Closed 4/2

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County Offices Closed 4/2

Gordon County offices will be closed on Friday, April 2nd and will reopen on Monday, April 5th at regular business hours.

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COVID-19: Local and state numbers for cases trending downward

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COVID-19: Local and state numbers for cases trending downward

COVID-19: Local and state numbers for cases trending downward March 23, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…. We want to take this time to let our citizens know that Gordon County, Calhoun, leadership and public safety from all municipalities continue to work alongside each other to address issues relevant to COVID-19 within our community by communicating daily and holding bi-weekly meetings. These bi-weekly meetings serve as a tool to make sure we are all collaborating together to stay up to date on our current situation as well as that around our...

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Admin Report for March 16, 2021

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Admin Report for March 16, 2021

FINANCIAL REPORT AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT OF 2021:  On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act Of 2021 into law. This is a 1.9 Trillion Dollar spending package. 65.1 Billion Dollars is provided in direct aid to counties. I have read estimates that Gordon County may be entitled to receive several million dollars. We are diligently studying this new law and waiting for guidance from the U.S. Treasury Department to determine the allotment for Gordon County, the permissible uses, administrative requirements for record...

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Now Hiring: E-911 Telecommunicator

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Now Hiring:  E-911 Telecommunicator

Gordon County is accepting applications for a full-time Public Safety Telecommunicator for the E-911 Facility. Candidate must have a high school diploma from an accredited high school or an equivalency from an accredited program, preferably EMD certified, but will train. The ideal candidate should have computer keyboard knowledge and the ability to exercise good judgment in crises. Must be willing to work flexible hours, holidays, weekends, and rotating shifts. Must pass pre-employment written and oral exams, drug screening, and a criminal...

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Tax Exemptions Must Be Applied For Before April 1, 2021

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Tax Exemptions Must Be Applied For Before April 1, 2021

Property Tax Exemptions for 2021 Must Be Applied For Before April 1, 2021 To all Gordon County Taxpayers, The final date to file for exemptions, April 1st, is fast approaching. If you are a homeowner and live in your home, Please visit the Tax Commissioner Office and file for your exemptions before April 1, 2021 for the exemptions to be applied on your 2021 Tax Bill. Gordon County offers a regular homestead to all homeowners, living in the home with no age or income requirements. Other homestead exemptions exist for: 100% service-connected...

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E-SPLOST Election Results

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E-SPLOST Election Results

ELECTION RESULTS CLICK HERE FOR ELECTION RESULTS All precincts are reporting.  Results are unofficial and incomplete until certified. The Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office has moved to a new location located at 408 Court Street, Calhoun, Georgia. The office is located across the street from the Post Office, next to the Bank. There is currently no sign but the office is located in the old Mattress Save store. There will be an Educational SPLOST Election on March 16, 2021. The last day to have your name or address...

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Admin Report for February 2, 2021

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Admin Report for February 2, 2021

FINANCIAL REPORT SPLOST AND LOST:  SPLOST and LOST revenue shown in the report dated January 31, 2021 reflect collections reported for December 2020. For that period, SPLOST collections were $979,523.30 which is a $6,429.99 (0.66%) increase over the same period last year. LOST collections were $620,802.64 which is a $4,247.01 (0.69%) increase over the same period last year. REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE BUDGET REPORTS 1ST SIX MONTHS OF F/Y 2020 – 2021 (CASH BASIS):  This report is attached for your consideration. It applies to the first six months...

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Baseball/Softball Registration Is Now Open

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Baseball/Softball Registration Is Now Open

The Gordon County Parks and Recreation Department’s baseball/softball season is here.  To sign up, please visit https://secure.rec1.com/GA/gordon-county-parks/catalog

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Severe Weather Preparedness Week Feb. 1 – 5

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Severe Weather Preparedness Week Feb. 1 – 5

Gordon County EMA Encourages Residents to Prepare During Severe Weather Preparedness Week Feb. 1 – 5 (Calhoun) – Tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods or other severe weather events can occur suddenly in Gordon County. This is why Gordon County EMA, in partnership with all local public safety and the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency, are encouraging all residents to participate in Severe Weather Preparedness Week, February 1 –5, to prepare for the possibility of inclement weather. “While there are no major weather events...

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