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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Presidential Preference Primary Postponed & In-Person Early Voting Suspended

Due to mounting concerns over the Covid-19 Virus and the current State of Emergency, Secretary Raffensperger has moved the Presidential Preference Primary from March 24, 2020, to coincide with the State Primary scheduled for May 19, 2020.

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Governor Kemp’s Executive Order to Ensure a Safe & Healthy Georgia Signed April 2, 2020

Read Governor Kemp’s Executive Order to Ensure a Safe & Healthy Georgia and the related document regarding the order at the links below:

Executive Order to Ensure a Safe & Healthy Georgia (PDF)

Shelter in Place Handout (PDF)

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Oconee County BOC Extends Local Emergency Order Through April 26

 

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners is extending the Local Emergency Order currently in effect through midnight, Sunday, April 26, 2020, in order to reduce possible transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19). During this state of emergency unde...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

BOC Seeking Citizen Applicants for Advisory Boards & Committees

OCONEE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENTS

TO OCONEE COUNTY ADVISORY BOARDS & COMMITTEES

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners is seeking citizen applicants for appointments to the following:

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

April Planning Commission Meeting Cancelled

Due to the ongoing Health Emergency and Local State of Emergency, the April Planning Commission Meeting is cancelled. March and April Planning Commission cases will be heard at the May meeting.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

03/26/20 STATEMENT FROM THE OCONEE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGARDING LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners has issued a Local Emergency Order under the Emergency Management Ordinance, in accordance with Governor’s Kemp’s executive order, which remains in effect through April 6. The Oconee County Emer...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Oconee County BOC Issues Local Emergency Order

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners has issued the Local Emergency Order below in response to COVID-19:

Local Emergency Order No. 1

WHEREAS, beginning in late 2019 the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, SARS-CoV-2, emerged causing a novel...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Vehicle Registration Deadline Extensions

In addition to the income tax deadline extension imposed by the IRS and GA DOR, all vehicle registrations that expire between March 16, 2020, and May 14, 2020, have been extended through May 15, 2020. This extension applies to all annual registrations, in...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Governor Issues Executive Order & Env. Health Limits Restaurants to Take Out/Drive Thru/Delivery

Governor Kemp’s executive order, which takes effect today, March 24, at noon and will remain in effect for fourteen days, requires certain individuals to shelter in place, places limits on large gatherings, and closes all bars and nightclubs.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Updates for the Hearing Impaired

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) is partnering with an organization called All Hands On to provide COVID-19 updates for the hearing impaired. All updates are posted on the All Hands On YouTube channel.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Update from the Tax Commissioner's Office

Due to staffing restrictions set in place in relation to COVID-19, we may not be able to take your phone call at this time. Please visit our website at www.oconeecountypay.com for online registration renewals and for payment of property tax and mobile hom...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Commissioner William "Bubber" Wilkes Passed Away Saturday, March 21

Citizens of Oconee County,

On behalf of the Board of Commissioners, it is with a heavy heart that I tell you Commissioner William “Bubber” Wilkes passed away today. Bubber loved Oconee County and was always a great advocate for its rura...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Recreational Fields and Courts at Oconee County Parks Closed

Effective Immediately, all use of recreational fields and courts at Oconee Veterans Parks, Herman C. Michael Park, Bogart Sports Complex and Heritage Park, including soccer, softball, baseball, tennis courts, basketball courts, disc golf and playground is...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

COVID-19 Update from Planning & Code Enforcement

As a precautionary measure to guard against the spread of COVID-19, the Planning & Code Enforcement Office will be closed to the public.

However in an effort to support the public, our businesses and local economy, our staff will be available for busin...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

STATEMENT FROM THE OCONEE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGARDING COVID-19

STATEMENT FROM THE OCONEE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGARDING COVID-19 
With the President of the United States and Governor of the State of Georgia both declaring states of emergency, Oconee has taken guidance from recommendations of the CDC ...
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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Tax Commissioner's Office to Close from 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Daily

Due to staffing considerations, the Oconee County Tax Commissioner’s Office will be closed daily from 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for lunch until further notice.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Probate Court Updates

PROBATE TRAFFIC COURT DATE CHANGES

Bench trials set for Wednesday, March 25, 2020 are rescheduled to Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 9:00 am.

Arraignments set for Thursday, March 26, 2020, are rescheduled to Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 9:00 am

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Oconee County Courts Scale Back Court Operations until April 13

On Saturday, March 14, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton of the Georgia Supreme Court declared a statewide judicial emergency for the next 30 days. Chief Justice Melton’s order noted that “nature of this emergency is the continued transmi...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Presidential Preference Primary Postponed & In-Person Early Voting Suspended

Due to mounting concerns over the Covid-19 Virus and the current State of Emergency, Secretary Raffensperger has moved the Presidential Preference Primary from March 24, 2020, to coincide with the State Primary scheduled for May 19, 2020.

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Oconee County Park Offices and Community Center Closed

OCPRD Park Offices and the Community Center, to include the Fitness Center will remain closed to the public through April 26, 2020.  This includes all scheduled programs and facility rentals. Park fields and playgrounds are closed as well. Park t...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Recreational Fields and Courts at Oconee County Parks Closed

Effective Immediately, all use of recreational fields and courts at Oconee Veterans Parks, Herman C. Michael Park, Bogart Sports Complex and Heritage Park, including soccer, softball, baseball, tennis courts, basketball courts, disc golf and playground is...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Health Precautions

This announcement is to let you know that we are working with our state and local government to make the necessary precautions for your wellbeing.  Over the next few days it will be imperative to watch the news to know what is being asked of our ...

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