Athens-Clarke government

ACC Tax Bills Due This Month

Oct 11, 2017

Athens-Clarke County property owners have a little more than a week left to pay their 2017 tax bills. According to a notification from the county government, bills were mailed out in August and they are due on or before Friday, October 20th. Property and businesses owners who have not received a property tax statement are urged to contact the Tax Commissioner’s Office for assistance. Under Georgia law, bills are mailed to the last known address. Failure to receive a bill as a result of a move or change of address will not exempt a taxpayer from late fees.

Leaf and Limb Collection to Resume September 18-22

Sep 15, 2017
Athens-Clarke County

The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department's leaf and limb collection will resume its normal six-week rotation schedule beginning Monday, September 18 in Area B during the week of September 18-22. 

Due to the storm damage created by Tropical Storm Irma, the restrictions on individual pile limits and the length of time the pile can be placed at the curb for collection have been suspended during the next six-week rotation.

Items Needed for Project TAKECare Hygiene Kits

Jul 10, 2017

Athens-Clarke County employees are helping the homeless, the elderly, children in need of assistance, and others during the next few weeks as part of Project TAKECare. They holding a supply drive to aimed at filling at least 365 hygiene kits. 15 employees are participating in the Management Skills Training class by the ACC Organizational Development Department. Project Manager Chadsity Young is taking part in the class.

ACC Changes Starting July 1st

Jun 30, 2017

July 1st will see some changes at the Athens-Clarke government. A newly created Sustainability Office will launch Saturday. It’s dedicated to enhancing Athens-Clarke County’s commitment to conserve resources, grow the economy, and foster an environment where all citizens have the opportunity to prosper. The main mission of the office is to promote innovative practices and policies to reduce the Unified Government’s environmental footprint.

Athens attorney Lisa Lott has announced her intention to run as a candidate for the May 2018 election for Judge of Superior Court in Athens-Clarke and Oconee Counties. Chief Judge David Sweat, who is currently in the office, announced his retirement from the bench earlier this year. Lott has worked in the Western Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office since 2000.

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