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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Survey on Proposed Public Restroom Facility in Downtown Athens Open Through June 15

Proposed Downtown Public Restroom Survey Open Through June 15

The Athens-Clarke County (ACCGov) Central Services Department is currently seeking public input about a proposed public restroom facility in downtown Athens. An online survey for public feedback is open through June 15 at www.accgov.com/surveys.

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Surveys Webpage ACCGov Public Information Office News
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,...

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ACCGov Public Information Office News
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 Genera...

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Budget Webpage ACCGov Public Information Office News
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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Barber Street Improvements Project Webpage ACCGov Public Information Office News
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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Transit Website ACCGov Public Information Office News
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 program is partnering...

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Community Tree Study Website ACCGov Public Information Office News
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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ACCGov Public Information Office News
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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Transit Website ACCGov Public Information Office News