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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Manager Blaine Williams Appoints Deborah Lonon as New Athens-Clarke County Assistant Manager

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Manager Blaine Williams has named Deborah Lonon as one of two Assistant Managers for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGOV). Lonon will join Manager Williams and Assistant Manager Jestin Johnson in the Manager's Office on April 1, 2019. She ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Business Occupation Tax Renewal Applications due April 1

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Renewal applications for the 2019 business occupation tax for Athens-Clarke County businesses are due on April 1, 2019. Certificates submitted after April 1 are assessed a 10% penalty.

New businesses, including home-based businesses, are required to fill o...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Updated 2019 Edition of ACC From A to Z Guide Now Available in Print & Digital Versions

ACC from A to Z guide 2019

The 2019 revised and updated edition of the Athens-Clarke County Public Information Office's ACC from A to Z: A Guide to the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and Community Services is now available to the public. The guide contains contact...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Update to ACCGOV's 2011 ADA Transition Plan Available for Public Comment

Public Comment on ADA Transition Plan

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGOV) Human Resources (HR) Department has updated the existing 2011 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan to acknowledge and outline past improvements, as well as new remedial actions necessar...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Athens-Clarke County Receives ISO Class 1 Fire Suppression Rating

ACCGOV receives Insurance Service Office (ISO) Class 1 Rating

The Insurance Services Office (ISO) recently completed its analysis of the structural fire suppression system for Athens-Clarke County. As a result of the analysis, Athens-Clarke County has received a new Public Protection Classification (PPC) of 01/1X ef...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Statements from Mayor Girtz & ACC Attorney Berryman Concerning Settlement of Saulters Lawsuit

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The following statements from Athens-Clarke County Mayor Kelly Girtz and Attorney Bill Berryman are issued following the Mayor and Commission’s approval at its March 5, 2019 monthly meeting of a settlement agreement with former Athens-Clarke Cou...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Free ACC Misdemeanor Arrest Record Restriction Event & Job Fair on Sat., April 6

ACC Arrest Record Restriction Event on April 6, 2019

An Athens-Clarke County Arrest Record Restriction Event and Job Fair will take place at the Goodwill Store and Career Center at 4070 Lexington Road, Athens, GA 30605 on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The record restriction event i...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Seeks Qualified Candidates for 3-year Volunteer Positions

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Seeks Qualified Candidates for 3-year Volunteer Positions

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is seeking qualified candidates to fill 3-year volunteer positions. 

The mission of the ACAC is to foster the development and enjoyment of performing, visual, cultural, and other arts in the Athens-Cla...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Business Occupation Tax Renewal Applications due April 1

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Renewal applications for the 2019 business occupation tax for Athens-Clarke County businesses are due on April 1, 2019. Certificates submitted after April 1 are assessed a 10% penalty.

New businesses, including home-based businesses, are required to fill o...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Athens-Clarke County Receives ISO Class 1 Fire Suppression Rating

ACCGOV receives Insurance Service Office (ISO) Class 1 Rating

The Insurance Services Office (ISO) recently completed its analysis of the structural fire suppression system for Athens-Clarke County. As a result of the analysis, Athens-Clarke County has received a new Public Protection Classification (PPC) of 01/1X ef...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Manager Blaine Williams Appoints Deborah Lonon as New Athens-Clarke County Assistant Manager

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Manager Blaine Williams has named Deborah Lonon as one of two Assistant Managers for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGOV). Lonon will join Manager Williams and Assistant Manager Jestin Johnson in the Manager's Office on April 1, 2019. She ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Business Occupation Tax Renewal Applications due April 1

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Renewal applications for the 2019 business occupation tax for Athens-Clarke County businesses are due on April 1, 2019. Certificates submitted after April 1 are assessed a 10% penalty.

New businesses, including home-based businesses, are required to fill o...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Video of Mayor & Commission Work Session Online & on ACTV

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Video of the Mayor & Commission Work Session from March 20, 2019 is available on-demand online at www.accgov.com/videos and www.youtube.com/accgov.

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Updated 2019 Edition of ACC From A to Z Guide Now Available in Print & Digital Versions

ACC from A to Z guide 2019

The 2019 revised and updated edition of the Athens-Clarke County Public Information Office's ACC from A to Z: A Guide to the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and Community Services is now available to the public. The guide contains contact...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Video of Mayor & Commission Agenda Setting Session Online & on ACTV

Mayor and Commission Agenda Setting Session

Video of the Mayor & Commission Agenda Setting Session from Marcy 19, 2019 is available on-demand online at www.accgov.com/videos and www.youtube.com/accgov.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

WATCH: Snapshot Six - February 2019

Watch Snapshot Six from February 2019 on YouTube

The Snapshot Six for February 2019 highlights recent years’ building inspection figures, the MLK Freedom Breakfast, the Juried Art Exhibition at the Lyndon House Arts Center, the MLK Day of Service, a landscape installation at Epps Bridge Road, ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Update to ACCGOV's 2011 ADA Transition Plan Available for Public Comment

Public Comment on ADA Transition Plan

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGOV) Human Resources (HR) Department has updated the existing 2011 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan to acknowledge and outline past improvements, as well as new remedial actions necessar...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Athens-Clarke County Receives ISO Class 1 Fire Suppression Rating

ACCGOV receives Insurance Service Office (ISO) Class 1 Rating

The Insurance Services Office (ISO) recently completed its analysis of the structural fire suppression system for Athens-Clarke County. As a result of the analysis, Athens-Clarke County has received a new Public Protection Classification (PPC) of 01/1X ef...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Statements from Mayor Girtz & ACC Attorney Berryman Concerning Settlement of Saulters Lawsuit

Statements from Mayor Girtz & Attorney Berryman Regarding Settlement of Saulters Lawsuit

The following statements from Athens-Clarke County Mayor Kelly Girtz and Attorney Bill Berryman are issued following the Mayor and Commission’s approval at its March 5, 2019 monthly meeting of a settlement agreement with former Athens-Clarke County Police...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Seeks Qualified Candidates for 3-year Volunteer Positions

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Seeks Qualified Candidates for 3-year Volunteer Positions

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is seeking qualified candidates to fill 3-year volunteer positions. 

The mission of the ACAC is to foster the development and enjoyment of performing, visual, cultural, and other arts in the Athens-Cla...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Free ACC Misdemeanor Arrest Record Restriction Event & Job Fair on Sat., April 6

ACC Arrest Record Restriction Event on April 6, 2019

An Athens-Clarke County Arrest Record Restriction Event and Job Fair will take place at the Goodwill Store and Career Center at 4070 Lexington Road, Athens, GA 30605 on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The record restriction event i...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

KACCB Litter Survey available through March 30

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Seriously… Take the litter survey!

Help reduce litter in Athens

The Athens-Clarke County Litter Abatement Steering Committee is conducting a survey to help direct litter abatement initiatives. The purpose of this committee is to work towards the ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Stormwater Utility Fee Review & Public Meetings

Stormwater Utility Fee Review & Public Meetings

The Athens-Clarke County Stormwater Management Program and Stantec Consulting are working together to conduct a comprehensive review of the Stormwater Utility Fee. We need your input!

Our review consists of two phases. The first phase looked at the existin...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Manager Blaine Williams Appoints Deborah Lonon as New Athens-Clarke County Assistant Manager

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Manager Blaine Williams has named Deborah Lonon as one of two Assistant Managers for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGOV). Lonon will join Manager Williams and Assistant Manager Jestin Johnson in the Manager's Office on April 1, 2019. She ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Update to ACCGOV's 2011 ADA Transition Plan Available for Public Comment

Public Comment on ADA Transition Plan

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGOV) Human Resources (HR) Department has updated the existing 2011 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan to acknowledge and outline past improvements, as well as new remedial actions necessar...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

“Chair Yoga for Seniors” Program at Lay Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present “Chair Yoga for Seniors” at Lay Park on Fridays, April 4 –26 from 11:15 a.m. – noon.

Seniors, ages 50 and older, are invited to experience will gain t...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

“Art with Recycled Materials” Program at Lyndon House Arts Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department presents “Art with Recycled Materials” program on Thursday, April 4 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Lyndon House Arts Center.

Participants, ages 8 and older, will make art with plastic waste...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

ACC Leisure Services to Hold Three Listening Sessions Regarding the Firefly Bridge in March

On November 7, 2017, Athens-Clarke County citizens approved the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) 2018 Program Referendum, which included the Firefly Trail Project (Project #06). This project includes a pedestrian and bicycle...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Lyndon House Arts Center Presents "Plastic Bodies: River Tributes" by Abigail West

The Lyndon House Arts Center’s Lounge Gallery Program is pleased to host a new exhibition by artist Abigail West entitled "Plastic Bodies: River Tributes."

The Lounge Gallery at the Lyndon House Arts Center, features quarterly solo exhi...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame in Concert" by ACT's Athens Musical Theatre Orchestra on April 12

Based on the Victor Hugo novel and with songs from the Disney animated feature, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated scores, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Peter Parnell’s n...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

44th Juried Exhibition Artist Talks in April at Lyndon House Arts Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host the 44th Juried Exhibition Gallery Talks each Thursday in April at the Lyndon House Arts Center from 6:00-7:00 p.m. with Juried Exhibition artists.

  • April 4: Didi Dunphy will lead a conversation...
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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Open House Programs Planned at Sandy Creek Nature Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present Open House programs this spring at Sandy Creek Nature Center.“Open House: Log House” is set for Saturday, March 9 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Participants can look i...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

"Guided Nature Rambles" at Sandy Creek Nature Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present “Guided Nature Rambles” this spring at Sandy Creek Nature Center.Join naturalists from the community for a guided walk on the trails at Sandy Creek Nature Center. Discov...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

ACC Leisure Services Presents “Midweek Morning Mindfulness Trail Walk”

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host “Midweek Morning Mindfulness Trail Walk” programs this spring.Everyone is encouraged to take some time and disconnect from devices and reconnect with nature. Simply walk, b...

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

Free Family Programs Offered at Sandy Creek Nature Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present a variety of nature education programs for families this spring at Sandy Creek Nature Center (SCNC).“Naturalist’s Walks” are planned for Saturdays, March 2, April 6, and May 4 from 10:00 – ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

"Full Moon Hikes" Planned

Experience nature in a different light!The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host "Full Moon Hikes" this spring. Participants will enjoy activities that enhance the beauty and magic of our forest at night. Everyone should wea...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

ACC Leisure Services to Offer Tai Chi Easy at Dudley Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host “Tai Chi Easy at Dudley Park” in April and May.

The eight-week program takes place Thursday afternoons in April and May from noon to 1:00 p.m. Everyone is invited for a lunc...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

ACC Leisure Services Hiring Summer Staff

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department is now hiring for approximately 120 summer positions. Applications are currently being accepted for camp staff, lifeguards, and pool clerks.Applicants may apply online at www.accgov.com/jobs.For more in...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Manager Blaine Williams Appoints Deborah Lonon as New Athens-Clarke County Assistant Manager

Deborah Lonon

Manager Blaine Williams has named Deborah Lonon as one of two Assistant Managers for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGOV). Lonon will join Manager Williams and Assistant Manager Jestin Johnson in the Manager's Office on April 1, 2019. She ...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

For ACC Solid Waste Customers Only: 2019 Memorial Day Holiday Schedule

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The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department will suspend garbage, recycling, and leaf & limb collections on Monday, May 27, 2019 in recognition of the Memorial Day Holiday.

If you have residential service & commercial service with us, outside o...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

KACCB Litter Survey

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Seriously… Take our litter Survey!

Help reduce litter in Athens

The Athens-Clarke County Litter Abatement Steering Committee is conducting a survey to help direct litter abatement initiatives. The purpose of this committee is to work towards the ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Stormwater Utility Fee Review & Public Meetings

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The Athens-Clarke County Stormwater Management Program and Stantec Consulting are working together to conduct a comprehensive review of the Stormwater Utility Fee. We need your input!

Our review consists of two phases. The first phase looked at the existin...

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