Announcements

  • Fourth of July, 2015 Holiday Hours - Updated

    July 4th/Independence Day Holiday Hours In observance of the July 4th, Independence Day Holiday, Oconee County offices and facilities will be closed all day on Friday, July 3, 2015.* * Oconee County Solid Waste & Recycling Collection Sites will be open on Friday, July 3, 2015 and will be closed on Saturday, July 4, 2015. For more information, please contact the Oconee County Board of Commissioners office at 706-769-5120. Have a Happy & Safe Fourth!  …

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  • Help OCPRD ~ Bark for Your Park!

    Oconee County Parks & Recreation Bark for your Park: The Oconee County Parks & Recreation "Bark Park" has a good chance of winning PetSafe's "Bark for Your Park" contest!  Please help! The final round of voting ends at midnight on July 22nd.  Please vote every day and make sure you select Watkinsville, Georgia. "Bark" daily on facebook/petsafebrand and again on petsafe.net/barkforyourpark. …

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  • Public Hearing Notice - Timber Ordinance Amendment

    Public Hearing Notice ~ Amendment to the Ordinance to Regulate Timber Harvesting NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC The Oconee County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing and First Reading of a proposed Amendment to the Ordinance to Regulate Timber Harvesting in the unincorporated area of Oconee County on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Chambers at the Oconee County Courthouse. The Board of Commissioners will take action on the proposed Ordinance Amendment at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. All those having an interest in this matter are invited to attend.A copy of the proposed Amendment to the Ordinance for the Regulation of Timber Harvesting is available at the Oconee County Board of Commissioners Office, 23 N. Main Street, Watkinsville, Georgia, during regular business hours, and on the Oconee County website, www.oconeecounty.com. Oconee County Board of Commissioners Please click here to review the Public N…

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  • Georgia Transportation Funding Act of 2015

    June 19, 2015  To All Interested Parties: The Georgia Department of Revenue has posted the following document pertaining to Motor Vehicle changes related to the Transportation Funding Act of 2015, which will become effective July 1, 2015.  Click here for the bulletin. Thank you, Georgia Department of Revenue…

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  • Board of Commissioners Called Meeting - June 22, 2015

    NOTICE OF CALLED MEETING The Oconee County Board of Commissioners will hold a Called Meeting on Monday, June 22, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Grand Jury Room at the Oconee County Courthouse for the purpose of discussing: Refunding of Oconee County portion of the Hard Labor Creek Reservoir Bonds Consideration of Indigent Defense Services Agreement for FY 2016 A potential overlay district for Mars Hill Road Corridor Executive Session to discuss land acquisition, personnel matters, and/or potential litigation (if needed) Oconee County Board of CommissionerJane I. Greathouse, County Clerk Click here for meeting notice and agenda. Please visit the BOC Agenda Page for full agenda with links to documents. Posted 6-17-15…

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  • Blasting Notice - Mars Hill Widening Project

    Mars Hill Widening Project Blasting for the Mars Hill Widening project is scheduled to occur for approximately two weeks.  Blasting is expected to be completed by June 19th. All blasts are expected to occur between 12 noon and 5:00 pm, with alterations due to peak traffic flows along the route.  Blasting will not occur every day within the proposed schedule. Please check the Oconee County website for any changes to the schedule.  …

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  • FY16 Approved Budget

    Oconee County Board of Commissioners Click here for the FY16 Approved Budget and FY16 Departmental Fees  …

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  • Public Notice - Sanitary Sewer Overflow broken line

    On June 1, 2015 the Oconee County Utility Department experienced a sanitary sewer spill into McNutt Creek near the intersection of Mars Hill Road and Hwy 316. The spill was estimated at 100 - 300 gallons. The spill was a result of a broken sewer line. Crews applied lime, removed any debris associated with the resulting spill, and placed signs to notify the public. Initial sampling of the creek indicated fecal coliform levels below EPD plant permitted effluent limitations. If you have any questions please call Chris Thomas at 706-769-3960.OCUD will continue monitoring McNutt Creek to determine any adverse affects.…

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  • Public Notice - Sanitary Sewer Overflow Calls Creek

    On May 29, 2015, the Oconee County Utility Department experienced a sanitary sewer spill into Calls Creek due to the rupture of a pipe at our membrane feed line. The spill was calculated to be 7500 gallons. Monitoring for pH, Temp, Fecal and D.O. in the creek is being conducted to assure water quality. Initial sampling of the creek indicated no measurable adverse effects. Monitoring will continue for one year to assure continued water quality or adverse effects. Signs have been placed notifying the public. If you have any questions please call Chris Thomas at 706-769-3960.…

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  • Public Notice - Sanitary Sewer Overflow McNutt Creek

    On May 29, 2015 the Oconee County Utility Department experienced a sanitary sewer spill into McNutt Creek near Creekside Subdivision. The spill was estimated at 300 to 600 gallons. The spill as a result of a blockage in the sewer line causing a manhole to overflow. After the blockage was removed, crews applied lime, removed any debris associated with the resulting spill, and placed signs to notify the public. Initial sampling of the creek indicated fecal coliform levels below EPD plant permitted effluent limitations. If you have any questions please call Chris Thomas at 706-769-3960.OCUD will continue monitoring McNutt Creek to determine any adverse affects.…

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  • Oconee County Economic Development Director

    Oconee County Economic Development Director The Selection Committee, after reviewing ten (10) applications for the position of Economic Development Director, has made a recommendation to offer the position to Mr. James R. Charles. Mr. Charles began his career as the Director of Small Business Services with the Douglas-Coffee Chamber of Commerce; was recruited to the Thomaston-Upson Industrial Develoment Authority as Executive Director; and is currently serving as the Executive Director for the Habersham County Development Authority.   Mr. Charles has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Georgia and is also a graduate of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development. The offer of the position of Economic Development Director to Mr. Charles is contingent on the public announcement and affirmative vote of the Oconee County Board of Commissioners at the June 2, 2015 meeting.…

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  • Public Notice: Water & Wastewater Systems Ordinance

    Oconee County Utility DepartmentWater  Wastewater Systems Ordinance NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC The Oconee County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing and First Reading of proposed revisions to the Water and Wastewater Systems Ordinance at its Agenda Setting meeting on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at 7:00 p.m.  A Public Hearing, Second Reading, and consideration are scheduled at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in the Commission Meeting Chambers at the Oconee County Courthouse.  All those having an interest in this matter are invited to attend. A copy of the resulting Water and Wastewater Systems Ordinance is available at the Oconee County Board of Commissioners Office, 23 N. Main Street, Watkinsville, Georgia, during regular business hours, and on the Oconee County website at www.oconeecounty.com. Oconee County Board of Commissioners Click here for the official Notice. Click here to read the proposed ordinance with changes.  Click here …

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  • Utility Department Releases 2014 Water Quality Report

    Oconee County Utility Department Click here for the the Annual Water Quality Report - water testing performed in 2014. Click here for Archive of Water Quality Reports.…

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  • Year In Review

    Oconee County Year in Review NEW ~Year in Review FY 2014 (posted 12/1/14) Year in Review FY 2013  Year in Review FY 2012  Year in Review FY 2011 Year in Review FY 2010 Year in Review FY 2009 Year in Review FY 2008 Year in Review FY 2007 Year in Review FY 2006                            …

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

 

Sat Jul 04 @ 6:30PM - July Fourth Spectacular
Mon Jul 06 @ 1:00PM - 02:15PM Keep Oconee County Beautiful - Litter Study Committee
Tue Jul 07 @ 7:00PM - Board of Commissioners Meeting - July 7, 2015
Thu Jul 09 @ 9:00AM - Board of Tax Assessors Meeting - July 2015
Thu Jul 09 @ 6:30PM - Cultural Affairs & Tourism Committee - July Meeting
Fri Jul 10 @ 6:30PM - KOCBC - Year End Banquet
Mon Jul 13 @ 4:30PM - Library Advisory Board - July 2015
Thu Jul 16 @ 8:00AM - 09:00AM Chamber of Commerce Coffee - July
Fri Jul 17 @ 9:00AM - Development Review Committee - July Meeting
Mon Jul 20 @ 7:00PM - Planning Commission Meeting - July

 

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