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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Public Hearing Notice: Community Development Block Grant

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Oconee County is considering applying to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for a Community Development Block Grant of up to $750,000. These funds must be used to primarily benefit low- and moderate-income persons.

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Oconee County Government Offices Closed January 20 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Oconee County Government offices will be closed Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Oconee County Parks & Recreation Awarded Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider Designation

The Oconee County Parks & Recreation Department has successfully renewed its Better Sports for Kids Quality Program Provider designation for 2020-2021. This designation is awarded by the National Alliance for Youth Sports to programs that have demonst...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Oconee County BOC Seeks Citizen Applicants for Library Advisory Board

OCONEE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

ADVISORY BOARDS & COMMITTEES

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENTS

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners is seeking citizen applicants for appointments to the following:

Oconee County Library Advisory Board: One appointment to sta...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Traffic Advisory: Paving Repairs at Malcom Bridge/Mars Hill Roundabout

Paving repairs at the Malcom Bridge/Mars Hill roundabout are scheduled for the week of January 13, as weather permits. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Traffic Advisory: Water Street Behind Courthouse Now Open to Traffic

The portion of Water Street that was temporarily closed behind the Oconee County Courthouse during construction of the courthouse expansion has been re-opened.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Traffic Advisory: GDOT Crack Sealing US 441

GDOT is currently performing crack sealing work on US 441; work is anticipated to take several weeks. GDOT is currently working in the area of SR 24/Macon Highway and New High Shoals Road. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures.

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

January 7 BOC Meeting Highlights

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners held its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. The following actions were taken at the meeting:

Announced upcoming Town Hall Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 14, at 6 p.m. at Oconee Veterans Park in the...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Oconee Fire Rescue Receives Employee Safety Grant

$5,000 grant to fund turnout gear

Oconee County Fire Rescue recently received a grant from the Association County Commissioners of Georgia Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (ACCG-GSIWCF). The $5,000 Employee Safety Grant, which is a...

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

EPD Lifts Level 1 Drought Response for Oconee County

Water Stewardship Act schedule for outdoor watering remains in effect

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has lifted the Level 1 Drought Response for Oconee County as a result of recent rainfall and improving conditions. The Level 1 Drought...

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Fire Rescue Receives Bucket Brigade Grant to Update Turnout Gear

Oconee County Fire Rescue was recently awarded a Bucket Brigade Grant from Georgia-Pacific to help update the department’s turnout gear. Georgia-Pacific representatives visited Station 8 to present the grant check, learn about the department, an...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Oconee County Planning and Code Enforcement Announces Changes to Requirements for Garage Site Plans

The Oconee County Department of Planning and Code Enforcement will no longer require site plans created by a design professional for construction of attached or detached garages. In order to meet the requirements of the Unified Development Code (UDC), a s...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Oconee County Water Resources Earns Awards for Calls Creek Facility and Wastewater System

Oconee County Water Resources recently received a Carolinas Design-Build Award and a Merit Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas for the Calls Creek Water Reclamation Facility. The award was presented at the 2019 Excellence i...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

BOC Seeking Citizen Applicants for Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission

OCONEE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENTS

TO OCONEE COUNTY ADVISORY BOARDS & COMMITTEES

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners is seeking citizen applicants for appointments to the following:

Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission:&am...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Spring 2020 Program Registration

Spring programs online registration begins on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.! We offer fun recreation youth programs for boys and girls beginning at four years old and a few adult programs to keep your families active this spring.

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Current Program & Field Status

All activities are on as scheduled.

To receive push notifications for weather, park and programs via CodeRED to your email or smartphone please follow these step by step directions found here.

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

CodeRED - Parks & Recreation Notifications

We are now utilizing CodeRED for weather, park, programs and event notifications. Register at tinyurl.com/oconeega
If you have an account with CodeRed, please log in and select "Parks and Recreation Notifications" under Additional Notifications.&...
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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Holiday Closure

In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, all Oconee County government offices to include the Oconee Veterans Park Community Center and Fitness Center, will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, January 21,...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

January News Flash

Happy New Year! 2020 is going to be fabulous at the OC Senior Center! Please visit us in January. We have some great activities including Pajama Day, a Newsline Audio Presentation, etc. We will be closed New Years Day and January 20th for MLK day.

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