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Posted on: August 16, 2019

MACORTS to Host Public Meeting September 9

The Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study (MACORTS) will host an open-house style meeting allowing the public to review the prioritized, cost-constrained list of projects and updated Long-Range Transportation Plan on Monday, September...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Oconee County BOC Seeking Citizen Applicants to Advisory Boards & Committees

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 Board of Health: One appointment to start Janu...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a 2019 millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 6.46 percent for the unincorporated areas and 7.93 percent for the incorporated areas.

All concerned citizens are invit...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Millage Rate Public Hearing Schedule

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 7.626 (incorporated). Under current Georgia law, the proposed millage rates are considered to res...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Library Board Votes to Locate New Oconee County Library in Future County Administrative Building

Government offices and library will offer range of services in one location

The Library Advisory Board voted at its July 8 meeting to locate the new, expanded Oconee County Library in the future Oconee County Government building, which will be built on 7.6...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Work on Malcom Bridge/Mars Hill Roundabout Begins August 12

Work on the roundabout at Malcom Bridge Road and Mars Hill Road will begin on August 12. There will be intermittent lane closures from August 12 through October 31. Motorists should expect minor delays during this process.

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Oconee County Fire Rescue Offers Emergency Medical Responder Course in Fall

Oconee County Fire Rescue will offer an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course this fall beginning September 16, 2019. The course includes 84 hours of classroom instruction and practical assessment, followed by 24 hours of clinical ride-alongs with Nati...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Traffic Advisory: Water Street Closure Behind Oconee County Courthouse

Traffic Advisory: Water Street Closure Behind Oconee County Courthouse

Construction will begin on the Oconee Courthouse expansion project on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at which time a fence will be installed around the construction area as indicated by the red...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Open Burning Ban in Effect May 1 - September 30

The Georgia EPD's seasonal ban on open burning is in effect from May 1 through September 30 for 54 counties in Georgia, including Oconee. This annual ban, which has been in effect since 2005, prohibits the burning of yard and land-clearing debris; it is i...

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