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Posted on: May 3, 2021

WATCH: Message from Mayor Kelly Girtz - May 3, 2021

Message from Mayor Kelly Girtz - May 3, 2021

A message from Athens-Clarke County Mayor Kelly Girtz about the Fiscal Year (FY) 22 Mayor's Recommended Budget and providing information about programs and resources for residents and business owners dealing with the effects of the pandemic.&...
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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Niki Jones Named ACCGov Assistant Manager

Niki Jones Appointed ACCGov Assistant Manager

Manager Blaine Williams has named Niki Jones as one of two Assistant Managers for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov). Jones will join Manager Williams and Assistant Manager Josh Edwards in the Manager's Office beginning June 14, 2021.&am...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

FY22 Mayor’s Recommended Budget Release & Taxpayer Bill of Rights Public Hearings

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The Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Mayor’s Recommended Budget for July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) has been submitted to the Commission for review. This budget is balanced and includes a General Fund Ope...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

ACCGov Seeks Public Input on Barber Street Bike & Pedestrian Improvements through May 19

ACCGov Seeks Public Input on Barber Street Bike & Pedestrian Improvements through May 19

The Athens-Clarke County Transportation and Public Works Department is seeking public input on bike and pedestrian improvement options on Barber Street through May 19, 2021. The purpose of this project is to install amenities along Barber Street between P...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area E during the week of May 3-7

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ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area E during the week of May 3-7.

Residents who are uncertain of their leaf and limb zone may contact the Solid Waste Department at 706-613-3501 ext. 0 for assistance. Residents may also search an address o...

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Posted on: April 25, 2021

Citations Begin April 26 for School Speed Zone Safety Camera Violations

Citations Begin April 26 for School Speed Zone Safety Camera Violations Near Three Schools

On March 22, 2021, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department began the 30-day warning period for the newly implemented school speed zone cameras. As a result, over 2,400 warnings were sent to registered owners of violating vehicles.  As of Monda...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Transit Director Butch McDuffie Retiring as of April 30

Transit Director Butch McDuffie Retires

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Transit Director Butch McDuffie is retiring from ACCGov effective April 30, 2021. He was appointed to the position in September 2001 and, aside from a period of military leave in 2004, served in the department direc...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Community Tree Study Collecting Information on Composition & Benefits of ACC's Trees

Community Tree Study Collecting Information on Composition & Benefits of ACC's Trees

ACCGov’s Community Forestry Program is launching a collaborative Community Tree Study to collect information on the composition and environmental benefits of Athens-Clarke County’s trees. Led by Community Forester Rodney Walters, the p...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Sustainability Office Hosts Town Hall Meetings & Survey for Clean & Renewable Energy Campaign

Sustainability Office Hosting Town Hall Meetings & Survey for Clean & Renewable Energy Campaign

The Athens-Clarke County Sustainability Office, in conjunction with Southface Institute, is conducting a series of five virtual town hall meetings in April for the Athens-Clarke County Clean and Renewable Energy Campaign.

On May 21, 2019, the Athens-Clarke...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Classic Center Arena SPLOST 2020 Project Public Engagement Sessions on April 5, April 19 & May 10

Classic Center Arena  SPLOST 2020 Project Public Engagement Sessions on April 5, April 19 & May 10

On November 5, 2019, Athens-Clarke County residents approved SPLOST 2020, which continued using one penny of sales tax to fund improvement projects across the community. The Classic Center Arena was one of 37 projects on the list.

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

ACCGov Public Utilities Department Director Frank Stephens Retiring April 2, 2021

ACCGov Public Utilities Department Director Frank Stephens Retiring April 2, 2021

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Public Utilities Director Frank Stephens has announced his retirement from ACCGov effective April 2, 2021. He was appointed to the position by Manager Blaine Williams in September 2016.

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Superior Court Jury Trial Proceedings Held at Classic Center Foundry Building

Superior Court Jury Trial Proceedings Held at Classic Center Foundry Building

SUPERIOR COURT JURY TRIALS: Until further notice, all jury trial proceedings for Superior Court will be conducted at the Classic Center in the Foundry building. The Foundry building is situated behind the main Classic Center building. The Classic Center, ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Transit Remaining Fare-Free through June 30, 2021

Transit Fare-Free Through June 30, 2021

At their Regular Session meeting on January 6, 2021, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission unanimously agreed to continue fare-free transit for passengers through June 30, 2021, the end of the current fiscal year. In response to the coronavirus pa...

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