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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Governor's Order - June 29 - Reviving a Healthy Georgia

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Executive Order 06.29.02 continues to require social distancing, bans gatherings of more than 50 people unless there is six feet between each person, outlines mandatory criteria for businesses, and requires sheltering in place for those living in long-ter...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Georgia DPH Asks Residents to ‘Answer the Call’ in New Contact Tracing Video

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Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is releasing a new video explaining the state’s COVID-19 contact tracing efforts, asking residents to ‘answer the call’ if DPH reaches out.

YouTube Video Link: ...

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How Contact Tracing Works in Georgia (YouTube) Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Athens Community Organizations Launch Ready, Set, Go Safely Campaign

Ready Set Go Safely

As Georgia begins to reopen, Athens-Clarke County remains committed to the health and safety of residents, visitors, businesses, and employees as the community works together to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and safely reopen.

In order to provide a set o...

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Ready, Set, Go Safely Website Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Update on Courts & Courthouse Operations (Updated June 17)

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Courts

On June 12, 2020 Chief Justice Harold D. Melton of the Georgia Supreme Court extended a statewide judicial emergency through July 12. The courts in Athens-Clarke County and the Western Judicial Circuit will continue to scale back court-related operations ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Leisure Services Cancels July Summer Camps

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Leisure Services

After careful consideration, the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the cancellation of all summer camps scheduled for July. The department cancelled all June camps earlier in the spring.

Due to the recent CDC and Governor Kemp&...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Mayor & Commission Resolution Urging the Use of Face Coverings

Mayor & Commission Resolution Urging the Use of Face Coverings

A RESOLUTION URGING ALL EMPLOYEES, BUSINESSES, RESIDENTS AND VISITORS IN ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY TO WEAR A FACE COVERING; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. 

WHEREAS, like much of the world, the United States, the State of Georgia, and Athens-Clarke County are ...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Standing Order for Court Procedures During COVID-19 Judicial Emergency

Standing Order for Court Procedures During COVID-19 Judicial Emergency

In accordance with the Second Order Extending Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency entered on May 11, 2020, by the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Judges of the Juvenile, Magistrate, Municipal, Probate, State, and Superior Courts of the Western Judic...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 29, 2020

ACCGov Re-Opening of Some Departments, Facilities Begins Week of June 1

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government will begin to re-open some public spaces and offices for limited public interaction starting June 1, 2020. Additional opening procedures will take place in the coming weeks.

Beginning Monday, June 1, 2020 (unless...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Local Emergency Order for Unopened Take Out Alcohol Sales by On-Premises Licensed Establishments

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Finance

LOCAL EMERGENCY ORDER

WHEREAS, beginning in late 2019, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, SARS-CoV-2, emerged causing a novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, which has now become a worldwide pandemic; and

WHEREAS, the Governor of the State ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

ACC Animal Services, Leisure Services, Solid Waste, Transit & Other Schedules for Independence Day

Independence-Day-Closures

Animal Services

  • The Animal Shelter / Adoption Center will be open by appointment only until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 3 and will be closed on Saturday, July 4.
  • Animal Services officers will not be available for non-emergency calls Saturday, July 4. Non-emer...
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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Foster Over the 4th Program for Pets at the Animal Services Adoption Center

Foster Over the 4th Program for Pets at Animal Services Adoption Center

For pets and their owners, fireworks can be a worrisome event due to the loud noise that often scares both dogs and cats. In light of COVID-19, this year’s Independence Day fireworks display will take place as a drive-in event at the Athens-Ben ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Public Input through July 5 on Possible Uses for Funds in Proposed Tax Allocation Districts (TADs)

Public Input through July 5 on Possible Uses for Funds in Proposed Tax Allocation Districts (TADs)

ACCGov seeks public input through July 5, 2020 on possible uses for funds generated within proposed Tax Allocation Districts. A Tax Allocation District (TAD) is a redevelopment tool that uses the increased property taxes generated by new development in a ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area A during the week of June 29 - July 3

Leaf and Limb Map

ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area A during the week of June 29 - July 3. In observance of Independence Day holiday, crews will not pick up leaf and limb debris on Friday, July 3rd.

Residents who are uncertain of their leaf and limb zone...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

WATCH: Community Conversation from June 24, 2020

Community Conversations with Mayor Girtz

This week’s topic is a discussion of youth and child support during this time in Athens, and will feature James Ford of Eckerd Connects Paxen and Stong Base, Inc., Derrick Floyd of Boys and Girls Clubs of Athens, and Wes Zwirn of Little Prodigie...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Athens Community Organizations Launch Ready, Set, Go Safely Campaign

Ready Set Go Safely

As Georgia begins to reopen, Athens-Clarke County remains committed to the health and safety of residents, visitors, businesses, and employees as the community works together to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and safely reopen.

In order to provide a set o...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Attorney's Office & Board of Elections Release Memo Regarding Commission District Six Election

Attorney's Office and Board of Elections Release Memo on Commission District Six Election

In conjunction with the Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections, the Attorney’s Office has released a five-page memo sent to the Board of Elections on June 12, 2020 in regards to two questions related to the June 9, 2020 election for the Commiss...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

ACCGov Re-Opening of Some Departments, Facilities Begins Week of June 1

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government will begin to re-open some public spaces and offices for limited public interaction starting June 1, 2020. Additional opening procedures will take place in the coming weeks.

Beginning Monday, June 1, 2020 (unless...

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