Announcements

  • 2015 Labor Day Holiday

    Labor Day Holiday Hours In observance of the Labor Day Holiday, all Oconee County offices and facilities will be closed all day on Monday, September 7, 2015. Have a Happy & Safe Holiday!  …

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  • OCPRD - September 2015 E-Newsletter

    OCPRD Newsletter Click here for the latest newsletter from the Oconee County Parks & Recreation Department.…

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  • Notice of Called Meeting - Board of Commissioners

    Oconee County Board of Commissioners The Oconee County Board of Commissioners will hold a Called Meeting on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in the Commission Meeting Chambers at the Oconee County Courthouse for the purpose of confirmation of the 2015 Tax Millage Levy for Oconee County Schools Maintenance and Operations and consideration of the 2015 Tax Millage Levy for Oconee County Government Maintenance and Operations. Oconee County Board of CommissionersJane I. Greathouse, County Clerk Please click here for the official notice. Please click here for information on the 2015 Tax Millage Levy.   Posted 8/19/2015…

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  • Public Notice - Wastewater Spill

    Public Notice Wastewater Spill The County experienced a ruptured sanitary sewer force main located on Mars Hill Road at approximately 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 21, 2015.  As a result of the break, an estimated 5,500 gallons of wastewater flowed into Barber Creek. In accordance with State regulations, we immediately notified Georgia EPD and began testing the downstream water quality for pH, temperature, fecal coliform and dissolved oxygen.  Signs were placed at Barber Creek notifying the public of the spill.  The initial test results show no adverse effects to the water quality.  EPD  is in receipt of these results, and in accordance with State and local regulations, no additional testing is required.  Click here for notice. Posted 8/25/15…

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  • Tax Commissioner Announcement

    Oconee County Tax Commissioner The Oconee county Tax Commissioner’s office has announced that the 2015 Property Tax Bills will be mailed out in mid September. The due date for taxes is November 15 2015. Postmark will be accepted. You may pay your tax bill online at

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  • 2015 Tax Digest & 5-Year History of Levy

    Oconee County 2015 Tax Digest and 5-Year History of Levy In Compliance with Georgia law, the Oconee County Board of Commissioners hereby announces its intention to adopt a millage rate of 6.686 (unincorporated) and 7.646 (incorporated). Under current Georgia law, these proposed millage rates are considered to result in a tax increase. Accordingly, the Board has scheduled three public hearings for the purpose of soliciting public input on this increase. The property digest in Oconee County reflects an increase due to increased assessed property values of ,129,102.  The resulting tax digest countywide is ,600,445,224.  Due to the increase in assessed property values, the proposed county millage rates are considered by state law to be tax increases of approximately 3.45% (unincorporated) and 2.95% (incorporated). The public hearings for the millage rate are as follows: Date                                Time                     Location September 1, 2015        12:00 p.m.  …

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  • Mars Hill Overlay District

    Mars Hill Overlay District Information and Comment Form The Oconee County Board of Commissioners would like to invite the public to participate in discussion regarding the proposed Mars Hill Overlay District. A Kick-off meeting was held on Thursday, July 23, 2015.   Two subsequent Community Meetings will be held: Thursday, August 13, 2015; 7 pm at the Oconee Veterans Park, Community Center Thursday, September 17, 2015; 7 pm at the Oconee Veterans Park, Community Center Please click here for the Mars Hill Land Use Study webpage. Updated 8/21/2015.…

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  • Press Releases: Oconee County Fire Rescue Personnel Complete Training

    Oconee County Fire Rescue Fire Rescue Personnel Complete Firefighter I and Firefighter II Courses Please click here for Press Release & Photos for Firefighter I Training. Please click here for Press Release & Photos for Firefighter II Training.…

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  • KOCBC Celebrates 25 Years of Service

    KOCBC Celebrates 25 Years of Service On Friday, August 7, 2015, the Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission will mark 25 years of service to Oconee County, Georgia with a special celebration ~ 6 pm at the Oconee County Civic Center.   In 1990, the newly formed "Clean and Beautiful" Commission was charged with the duties to "promote public interest in the general improvement of the environment throughout Oconee County, to initiate, plan, coordinate, and encourage programs for litter control . . . ." Since that time, the name has changed but the members of the Commission have continually strive to uphold the mission of KOCBC to "increase citizen awareness of the need for individual environmental stewardship and to offer opportunities for public involvement in local projects." Please click here to view a resolution by the Oconee County Board of Commissioners honoring KOCBC.…

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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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  • FY16 Approved Budget

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

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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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  • Mars Hill Phase I Presentation

    Mars Hill Road Widening Project ~ Phase I Please click here to see the presentation.   Posted 6-25-14.…

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

 

Wed Sep 02 @ 7:45AM - 09:00AM Chamber of Commerce AM Exchange - September
Thu Sep 03 @12:30PM - 01:00PM 3rd Public Hearing for Millage Rate Adoption
Thu Sep 03 @ 1:00PM - Notice of Called Meeting - Oconee County BOC
Thu Sep 03 @ 5:00PM - 06:30PM Chamber of Commerce After Hours - September
Tue Sep 08 @ 9:00AM - Board of Tax Assessors Meeting - September 2015
Tue Sep 08 @ 7:00PM - Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission Meeting - September
Thu Sep 10 @ 6:30PM - Cultural Affairs & Tourism Committee - July Meeting
Mon Sep 14 @ 4:00PM - Oconee County Industrial Development Authority Meeting - September 2015
Mon Sep 14 @ 5:00PM - Board of Elections - September Meeting
Mon Sep 14 @ 7:00PM - Oconee County Fire Rescue Chiefs Meeting - September

 

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