New Home for Radar Ridge Recycling Bins – Hwy 9 and Torrington Drive You may have noticed some activity near the intersection of Hwy. 9 and Torrington Drive. That area is being prepped to become the new home for the recycling bins currently located at Radar Ridge. While it will be a few more weeks…Details
Level 1 Drought Lifted – March 8, 2018 On March 8, 2018 the Georgia Environmental Protection Division lifted the Level 1 Drought Declaration for 12 counties in North Georgia, including Lumpkin County. Current restrictions on outdoor watering are based on Lumpkin County’s Outdoor Landscape Watering Policy, which limits outdoor watering to the hours between 4…Details
The Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners EEO Plan/Utilization Report is available for review electronically, in the Human Resources office, and in the County Manager’s Office.
Lake Sidney Lanier Open House On Thursday, Feb. 22, the U. S. Army Corp of Engineers will host an Open House to provide information and hear citizen input on the Master Plan Update and Recreation Study. The meeting will be held in Dawson County at Kilough Elementary School located at 1063 Kilough Church Road. The…Details
2018 County Holiday Schedule Below is a list of the holidays that will be observed by Lumpkin County Government Offices. On these days, administrative offices are closed. a. January 1, 2018, (Monday) shall be observed as New Year’s Day. b. January 15, 2018, (Monday) shall be observed as Martin Luther King Day. c. May 28,…Details
Updated Guidance for Dogs on County Property The Board of Commissioners recently clarified county ordinance in regards to dogs on county property, including Yahoola Creek Park and the Reservoir Trail. The updated ordinance clarifies that dogs on county property must be on a non-retractable leash of no longer than 10 feet. This clarification is in…Details
Certain Fees to Increase January 1, 2018 Recently, the Board of Commissioners agreed, by Resolution 2017-70, to update certain county fees, some of which had not been increased in several years. Specific fees in Planning, Park and Rec, the Animal Shelter, and the Finance Department will be increasing effective January 1, 2018. For more detailed…Details
Generator Safety When the power goes out many homeowners to start up their generators. Generators are a great option for helping out during power outages, but they come with many safety concerns. Most of these concerns can be addressed by following generator usage guidelines, but two issues must always be topmost in the minds of…Details