The Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners has adopted a fee schedule for the Senior Center which will be implemented on January 1, 2014. The fee schedule will include a $10 per month membership fee for use of the fitness equipment, a $1.50 per class fee for SilverSneakers (for those not covered by insurance), a $10 per month membership fee for use of Art Studio, billiard room, or for club activities. The fees are due at the beginning of each month. For more information, please contact the Senior Center at 706-864-2358.
The Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners and the Lumpkin County Board of Elections and Registration cordially invite the citizens of Lumpkin County to an open house of the newly renovated Election and Voter Registration Office to be held on Friday, December 20, 2013 from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm at 56 Short Street.
The Lumpkin County Election and Voter Registration office has moved to their new location at 56 Short Street, Dahlonega, GA. Should you have any questions or need directions, please contact Ashley Peck at 706-864-6279.
The Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Local Vendor Preference Policy (Resolution 2013-74) in recognition of the vital contribution made by local businesses who provide employment and contribute to the local tax base. A copy of the policy can be found in the download section of the Purchasing Department page on www.lumpkincounty.gov/department/purchasing .
The Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners offers all Lumpkin County citizens the opportunity to get a free discount prescription card.
This is not insurance, but does allow individuals or families to use these cards at over 60,000 participating pharmacies nationwide to save up to 75% on prescriptions. The cards may be used immediately; no paperwork needs to be filled out before use. These cards may help save money on drugs not covered by health plans and even sometimes on pet prescriptions. Savings may also be available on dental, vision, veterinary, hearing, diabetic equipment/supplies, lab and imaging services – all non-insurance discounted benefits.
The cards are available for pickup in the following locations:
- Lumpkin County Library
- Lumpkin County Health Department
- Lumpkin County Parks & Recreation Community Center
- Lumpkin County Senior Center
- Lumpkin County Human Resources Department
Zaxby’s is having Appreciation Days for the Lumpkin County Emergency Services Volunteer Division on October 22 and December 17, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. 10% of the proceeds will go the the Volunteer Division. The fire truck, personnel and the inflatable will be on hand for the festivities. Come join us for a good time, hope to see you there.
In December of 2012 Lumpkin County enacted an Energy Excise Tax Ordinance which became effective on January 1, 2013. A copy of the intergovenmental agreement and ordinance are attached. Should you have additional questions, please contact the Lumpkin County Clerk at 706-864-3742. Energy Excise Tax
If you have not already signed up for Code Red call Lumpkin County Emergency Services at 706-864-3030 to sign up for these important alerts. Code Red alerts you in the event of a tornado, thunderstorms or flooding in your location. At the time of sign up you can select any or all of the alerts. Sharon Johnson at Emergency Services can sign you up in a matter of minutes. She will need your name, address and the phone number of the location where you want to be alerted. This can be a cell phone number.