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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Oconee County Water Resources Earns Gold Distribution System Excellence Award

Oconee County Water Towers

The Oconee County Water Resources Department recently earned the 2021 Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Gold Distribution System Excellence Award for its water system. This is the second GAWP Award the department has won this year...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Oconee County Water Resources Earns Gold Excellence Award

Water Towers in Oconee County

The Oconee County Water Resources Department recently earned the 2021 Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) Gold Wastewater Collection System Excellence Award for meeting industry standards for capacity, management, operation, and maintenance ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Volunteers Needed for Invasive Species Plant Removal Work Days at Heritage Park

Cindy Pritchard Removes Invasive Plants at Heritage Park

The Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department and the Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission, in partnership with Athens Land Trust, will host Invasive Species Plant Removal Work Days at Heritage Park this fall and winter. Work days will take place f...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Mars Hill Corridor Named DCA PlanFirst Success Story

oconee connector trees

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs recently named Oconee County’s Mars Hill Corridor Beautification Project a 2021 PlanFirst “Success Story.” “Success Stories” recognize county or city projects th...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Oconee County Proclaims October 3-9 “National 4-H Week”

BOC presents certificates to 4-H students

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners presented a proclamation in honor of National 4-H Week to the Oconee County 4-H on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at the Board of Commissioners meeting. The Board also recognized 4-H students for their accomplishments i...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

TSPLOST Information

Stretch of Road on Oconee Connector

Learn about the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST), a sales tax of up to 1% used exclusively for funding transportation purposes.

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

October 5 BOC Meeting Highlights

BOC Chamber

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners held its regular meeting on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. The following actions were taken at the meeting:

  • Announcements: 
    • The Board of Commissioners is seeking citizen applicants for appointments to the Oconee ...
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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Keep Oconee County Beautiful Earns Keep Georgia Beautiful Community Grant

Jimmy Daniell Recycling and Waste Convenience Center Entrance

The Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation recently awarded a “How to Reconsider Litter and Recycle Right” Community Grant in the amount of $1,500 to the Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission (KOCBC).

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Oconee County Proclaims October 16-23 “Oconee Lions Club Week”

Members of the Oconee Lions Club Receive a Proclamation from the Board of Commissioners

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners presented a proclamation in honor of the Oconee Lions Club 50th anniversary on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at the Board of Commissioners meeting. The Oconee Lions Club is dedicated to service to the local, state, nat...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Oconee BOC Seeks Applicants for Citizen Advisory Boards

BOC Chamber

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 Farmland Preservation Ranking Committee: Two a...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Oconee County to Host Battery & Tire Amnesty in October

Tires for recycling

Oconee County Government and the Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission will host a Battery and Tire Amnesty event during the month of October. Both tires and batteries collected as part of this event will be recycled.

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Farmland Preservation Program - Notice of Application Period

Oconee County News

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program-Agricultural Land Easements (ACEP-ALE).  The ACEP-ALE is a voluntary program that helps farmers keep their land in agriculture. ...

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