January 17, 2020

New Election Equipment Demonstrations

(Franklin, GA) -- You may have heard that the State of Georgia has purchased new voting equipment for use in elections. The Heard County Elections Office has received their allotment of this new equipment and is ready to have public demonstrations. There is a set up of the new equipment in the Elections and Registration Office located in the … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Agenda (01/02/20)

CITY OF FRANKLIN AGENDA MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING, 6:30 PM, CITY HALL COURTROOM Jan. 2, 2020 CALL TO ORDER Welcome, Mayor Joel Rogers Invocation & Pledge APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Council Meeting Dec. 5, 2019) AMEND THE AGENDA (IF NEEDED) APPROVE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA DEPARTMENT REPORTS: Finance – Karen Boyd Police Department – Chief Kevin … [Read more...]

Heard BOC releases 2020 Meeting Schedule

2020 Heard County Commissioners Meetings   *Commissioners Meetings are held at the Heard County Administration Building located at 201 Park Avenue, Franklin, GA 30217 at 6:30 PM* January 28, 2020 February 25, 2020 March 24, 2020 April 28, 2020 May 26, 2020 June 23, 2020 July 28, 2020 August 25, 2020 September 22, 2020 October 27, 2020 November … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (11/19/19)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING December 17, 2019 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PUBLIC HEARINGS a.  Public Hearing Regarding a Request to Rezone – Ala-Ga Roll Off Containers, Inc. / Andy Ethridge, 7727 U.S. Hwy. 27N b.  Public Hearing Regarding Amendment to Heard County Zoning – Article … [Read more...]

Approved Franklin City Council Minutes (11/07/19)

Franklin City Council Meeting Minutes CITY HALL COURTROOM Nov. 7, 2019 (6:30 PM) MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING The Mayor and Council of the City of Franklin, Georgia, met in regular session Thursday November 7, 2019 at City Hall at 6:30 p.m. All Councilmembers, except for Councilmember Jiles, were in attendance. Mayor Rogers began the meeting by welcoming … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Agenda (12/05/19)

CITY OF FRANKLIN AGENDA MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING, 6:30 PM, CITY HALL COURTROOM Dec. 5, 2019 CALL TO ORDER Welcome, Mayor Joel Rogers Invocation & Pledge APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Council Meeting Nov. 7, 2019) AMEND THE AGENDA (IF NEEDED) APPROVE THE ORDER OF THE AGENDA DEPARTMENT REPORTS: Finance – Karen Boyd Police Department – Chief Kevin … [Read more...]

New voting system coming to Heard County

(Franklin, GA) -- Georgia is in the midst of rolling out equipment for more than 30,000 voting stations with touchscreen devices to make their choice, printers, ballot scanners and locked ballot boxes. The first statewide use will be in time for the early voting in the March 24 Presidential Preference Primary. The cost of the new voting system to the state … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (11/19/19)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING November 19, 2019 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PRESENTATION OF SERVICE AWARD – Mr. Scott Parrott IV.  PUBLIC HEARINGS a.  Public Hearing Regarding an Update on 2017-2022 Comprehensive Plan Community Work Program b.  Public Hearing Regarding Community … [Read more...]

Approved Franklin City Council Minutes (10/03/19)

Franklin City Council Meeting Minutes CITY HALL COURTROOM Oct. 3, 2019 (6:30 PM) MAYOR & COUNCIL MEETING The Mayor and Council of the City of Franklin, Georgia, met in regular session Thursday October 3, 2019 at City Hall at 6:30 p.m. All Councilmembers, except for Councilmember Jiles, were in attendance. Mayor Rogers began the meeting by welcoming … [Read more...]

Important Information for Heard County Voters

(Franklin, GA) -- As the very busy 2020 election year approaches, the Elections and Registration Office wants everyone to be aware of changes to the election process and news affecting voter registration. The Secretary of State is conducting maintenance on the list of registered voters that is required by federal and state law. Some voters who have not … [Read more...]