Now in its 20th year, the award-winning Model Atlanta Regional Commission youth leadership program brings together some 50 teens from all 10 counties in the region for six months of study, debate and hands-on activities regarding regional issues and challenges. It gives teens an opportunity to learn more about the community in which they live while honing their leadership skills. CLICK HERE
The application period for 2017-18 is now open
All the concrete beam supports (bents) on the Spalding County side have been poured with the bridge abutment to be poured in the next couple of weeks. Most of the piles have been driven on the Fayette County side and the beam supports (caps) poured on one set of piles. The second cap is being formed. Earthwork is continuing on the Fayette County side.For more information click here
Over the past few years Fayette County has been working with the Georgia Department of Transportation, the Atlanta Regional Commission and Spalding County to replace the McIntosh Road Bridge over the Flint River. The existing bridge is 544 feet long, 25.8 feet wide and was built in 1950. It is posted with weight restrictions and is substandard in areas of load capacity, structural integrity, shoulder width and guardrails.
The new bridge will be approximately 385 feet long, 36 feet wide and have no posted weight restrictions. The total project length is 1,300 feet, which includes 915 feet of roadway approach improvements.
All design and land acquisition work is complete. Construction started on 29 September 2016 and is scheduled for completion in one year. The construction phase of the project is being managed by the Georgia Department of Transportation.
Fayette County Department of Fire & Emergency Services would like to remind all Fayette County residents that the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Open Burning Ban will be in effect May 1 through September 30, 2016. Fayette County is part of 45 surrounding counties that are subject to the open burning ban during the summer months. No outdoor burning will be allowed until the ban is lifted on October 1, 2016.
Fayette County Department of Fire and Emergency Services, Fire Chief David J. Scarbrough states, "It is very important for all citizens in Fayette County to follow the burn ban rules and regulations for the health and safety of our citizens during these months."”"
For more information about the ban and safe outdoor burning residents can visit the Fire & Emergency Services Outdoor Burning / Permit page.
The Fayette County Commission holds regular meetings on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 7pm in the Administrative Complex located at 140 Stonewall Avenue West, Fayetteville, GA 30214.
Fayette County’s Board of Commissioners has approved a referendum for a one-cent special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) that will fund transportation, stormwater infrastructure, public safety, and facilities. If approved by the voters in March 2017,...
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