October 22, 2020

Heard County BOC Agenda (08/25/20)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING August 25, 2020 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  PUBLIC HEARINGS a.  Application to Rezone from Rural Development to Agricultural, David C. Barnes, Location – Gum Creek Airport Road b.  Application to Rezone from Agricultural to General Commercial, Michael … [Read more...]

Sonny Perdue discusses importance of rural broadband in Georgia

Amid a Pandemic, Deploying Rural Broadband in Georgia is More Important Than Ever Written By U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Access to high-speed broadband internet is not simply nice to have, it is a necessity in the 21st century. Investing in the expansion of rural broadband is as vital as the rural electric and telephone networks were … [Read more...]

Thank You from James Perry

Fellow Citizens of District 2: I would like to thank all those who supported me during this election process. I look forward to serving District 2 and working with all residents. Please let me know your concerns and suggestions for our area and watch for meeting opportunities for us to get together as a district and discuss these issues. Thank you to … [Read more...]

James Perry wins District 2 BOC seat in Tuesday runoff

(Franklin, GA) -- James Perry won the District 2 seat on the Heard County Board of Commissioners in the special election runoff held Tuesday. Perry defeated Julie Akers by a final tally of 185-141 and will take over the seat left vacant by Keri Denney after she announced her run for chairperson. Akers was the top vote getter with 49.16% of the votes … [Read more...]

PPA: Julie Akers for District 2 Commissioner

Dear Citizens of District 2: I, Julie Akers, humbly, ask for your VOTE, tomorrow, Tuesday, August 11, 2020. I am honored to have the opportunity to be your Public Servant, in the role of District 2 Commissioner. The District 2 Commissioner race is a special election. Since this is a “special election” it will be on the Democratic, Non-Parisian and … [Read more...]

PPA: Vote James Perry Heard County Commissioner District 2

Fellow citizens of Heard County District 2: Fellow residents of District 2 we have been without representation for too long. This Tuesday you will choose your new District 2 commissioner. The new commissioner has a lot of catching up to do. Over the past several months I have spoken to many of you and have learned just how much you want to see happen in … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (07/28/20)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING July 28, 2020 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES – June 23, 2020 IV.  AMEND AGENDA V.  NEW BUSINESS a.  Discuss Quotes on Heard County Jail HVAC b.  Discuss Appointment to Heard County Board of Tax Assessors  c.  Discuss Appointment to … [Read more...]

Absentee ballots for the Special Runoff Election

(Franklin, GA) -- Absentee ballots for the Special Election Runoff for District 2 Commissioner have been mailed to those who requested ballots for this election cycle and qualify based on age or disability. If you would like an application for an absentee ballot you may call the Elections Office to request one. You may also access a printable form at the … [Read more...]

Heard County Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan PDMPC Meeting

(Franklin, GA) -- The Local Governments of Heard County are pleased to announce the creation of the Pre-Disaster Mitigation Planning Committee (PDMPC). The Committee is working in cooperation with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the Plans & More, LLP Consulting Team to develop a … [Read more...]

Registration Deadline for Special Election Runoff Extended

(Franklin, GA) -- Due to an opinion from the state Attorney General, the registration deadline for all local runoff elections has been extended to coincide with the registration deadline for Federal Runoff Elections. If you live in District 2, you may register to vote in the Special Election Runoff for District 2 Commissioner through July 13, 2020. This is … [Read more...]