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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Farmland Preservation Program - Notice of Application Period

Farmland Preservation Program-BOC (2019)

FARMLAND PRESERVATION PROGRAM 

NOTICE OF APPLICATION PERIOD

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 vo...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

BOC Meeting Dates & Tax Millage Public Hearings

Upcoming Board of Commissioners Meeting Dates and Tax Millage Public Hearing Schedule:

July 30 - 1st Public Hearing at 6:00 p.m.

July 30 - BOC Agenda Meeting at 6:30 p.m.

August 6 - 2nd Public Hearing at 11:00 a.m.

August 6 - 3rd Public Hearing at 5:30 p.m.

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Dennis Luckey Named Medical First Responder of the Year

Dennis Luckey, an Emergency Medical Technician who serves as the Medical Officer for Station 1 in Watkinsville, was recognized as the Medical First Responder of the Year for Oconee County during the 28thAnnual Northeast Georgia EMS Awards Banquet.

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Oconee County Water Resources Earns GAWP Award

The Oconee County Water Resources Department earned the Georgia Association of Water Professionals Gold/Platinum Award for the 17th straight year in 2019. GAWP Executive Director Pam Burnett presented the award, which recognizes 100% compliance for record...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Ladder Truck 8 Officially Welcomed Into Service with "Push In" Ceremony

Oconee County Fire Rescue held a “Push In” Ceremony for its new Ladder Truck 8 at Station 8 on Monday, June 3, 2019. Following remarks from Oconee County Commission Chairman John Daniell and Fire Rescue personnel, firefighters pushed t...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

2019 Property Assessment Notices

2019 Property Assessment Notices were mailed on May 17, 2019. All property owners will receive a notice, unless their property has been classified as exempt property. If you have not received a notice by May 24, please call the Property Appraisal Office a...

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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 21, 2019

Winners of World Water Day Poster & Essay Contest Recognized

Oconee County Commission Chairman John Daniell presented certificates to the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade winners of the World Water Day Poster & Essay Contest at High Shoals Elementary this spring. Congratulations to all the contest winners and thank you ...

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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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