April 21, 2018

Heard County BOC Agenda (03/27/18)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING April 24, 2018 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PUBLIC HEARINGS a.  Special Use Application – Klaus & Katharina Huenermann, 1463 Welcome Road, Roopville, GA 30170 IV.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES – March 27, 2018 V.  AMEND AGENDA   VI.  NEW BUSINESS a.  … [Read more...]

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

(Franklin, GA) -- The deadline to register to vote in the General Primary and Non-Partisan Election is Tuesday April 24, 2018. This is also the last day to change your name or address. If you have moved since you last voted, the Elections Office may not have an accurate address for you. This could cause problems on Election Day. It is easy to check your … [Read more...]

David R. Walls for District 5 Commissioner

It is my respect and concern for Heard County that moved me to run for District 5 Commissioner. I believe this is a great place to live and I want to do my part to help make improvements. My wife of over 40 years, Lynn and myself have resided at the same address in Heard County since 1979. After raising two children and now being blessed with grandchildren, … [Read more...]

ACCG Capital Conference Day

(Atlanta, GA/Times-Journal) -- Heard County Commissioner Chairman Lee Boone and Commissioner Larry Hammond attended the ACCG Capital Conference Day to meet with State Senators and Representatives to discuss pending legislations which included a 911 bill that was important for the future of  911 centers. Pictured above left to right are Heard County District … [Read more...]

BOC discusses Opioid Multi-District Litigation

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- The Heard County Board of Commissioners met on March 27, 2018 in the administration building in Franklin. All Commissioners were in attendance except Commissioner Joe Adams. Chairman Boone called the meeting to order, gave the invocation and led everyone in the pledge to the flag. Boone introduced invited guests Henry Jacobs, … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Meeting Postponed

(Franklin, GA) -- The Franklin City Council meeting scheduled for this Thursday has been postponed until Tuesday, April 10 due to the Spring Break holidays. … [Read more...]

County Receives Tax Payment

(Franklin, GA) -- Officials from Carroll EMC, Coweta-Fayette EMC, Diverse Power, and Oglethorpe Power Corp. recently presented a check for $896,938.94 to Heard County’s Tax Commissioner Office, bringing Oglethorpe’s total 2017 ad valorem tax payment in Heard County to $2,392,964.23. The check represents payment for Oglethorpe Power’s 30 percent interest in … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (03/27/18)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING March 27, 2018 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III. INVITED GUESTS – Mr. Henry Jacobs, River Keepers IV.  PUBLIC HEARINGS – Amendments to the Heard County Zoning Ordinance      a.  Amendments to the Heard County Zoning Ordinance      b.  Rezoning – SW … [Read more...]

Qualifying Candidates for 2018 Heard County Elections

(Franklin, GA) -- The official qualifying period for the May primary and nonpartisan general elections ended at noon Friday setting the scene for the upcoming local election year here in Heard County. Following qualifying three of the six races are being contested by multiple candidates. For District 5 County Commissioner, David R. Walls (R), Derrill Scott … [Read more...]

Qualifying for 2018 Heard County Election

(Franklin, GA) -- It is almost time for those candidates wishing to run for office in 2018 to qualify for the election. The offices up for election this year are County Commissioner Districts 2, 4 and 5 and School Board Member Districts 1, 3 and 5. The qualifying fee for District Commissioner is $120.00, and the fee for School Board Member is $72.00. These … [Read more...]