Fayette County, Georgia, April 20, 2018 – The Fayette County Board of Commissioners is bringing the budget process to you!
Please join county government staff for a countywide community meeting in preparation of the adoption of the FY2019 budget. The two meetings, initiated by Commissioner Charles Rousseau and the Board of Commissioners, affords citizens the opportunity to have input on spending priorities for the budget year.
The budget presentations will be conducted in both the north and south side areas of the community and will be held in addition to the required Budget Hearings.
Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church-North Campus; 551 New Hope Road, Fayetteville, Georgia 30214
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Town of Brooks Townhall; 961 Hwy 85 Connector, Brooks, Georgia 30205
Citizens are encouraged to attend and participate in this community outreach. County department heads will be present to answer questions.
The efforts continue! The Fayette County government is calling for local residents with kayaks and canoes to assist with cleaning our water reservoirs.
The Water Guardians, led by Commissioner Steve Brown, lake clean-up project will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Lake Horton at 1275 Antioch Road, Fayetteville, Georgia 30215.
The county government will supply bottled water, trash bags and trash grabbers for picking up trash.
Each Water Guardians participants who have not previously received a 2018 group t-shirt can receive one for free at the Lake Horton event if they sign-up by April 23, 2018. For those who have already received the new orange 2018 t-shirt, please bring it to the clean-up event.
Lunch will be provided at the end of the event.
In accordance with lake rules, no one under age 14 is allowed to operate a kayak or canoe solo. All participants must have a life vest and everyone will be asked to sign a liability waiver in order to participate.
There is also a need for people without kayaks and canoes to pick-up trash on the banks and park grounds.
To register by April 23, 2018 for this event, send an email to WaterGuardians@fayettecountyga.gov and include your name, daytime phone number, contact email address and t-shirt size.
In the event of rain, a make-up date will be given by email.
Beginning Monday, April 9, 2018, Rising Star Road will be closed to thru traffic between Brooks Woolsey Road and Old Greenville Road for SPLOST pipe replacement work at the creek crossing near Brooks Woolsey Road. The road will be closed at the creek. The road is scheduled to reopen on or before Monday, June 11, 2018. A detour map is attached. Please contact Fayette County at 770-320-6010 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Fayette County, Georgia, April 2, 2018 – A record number of volunteers emerged at Lake McIntosh in Peachtree City to clean up the county’s vital supply of drinking water.
There was a chill in the morning air which organizers thought may keep local citizens from participating in the first Water Guardians clean up event of the 2018. They could not have been more wrong.Read the Full Press Release.
Fayette County Department of Building Safety and Sages Networks Inc. located in Atlanta, Georgia, recently completed their migration and implementation to the SagesGov – Cloud based software. This software allows Fayette County residents and contractors an automated, paperless and efficient method for Plan Review, Permitting & Inspections. Read more
Fayette County government announces its 2018 kick-off of the Water Guardians lake clean-up program. This is the third year and sixth event of the Water Guardians. The program began in 2016, by Commissioner Steve Brown to keep the water reservoirs in Fayette County clean of pollutants and to maintain safe drinking water to citizens in Fayette and others along the Flint River basin.
Residents who have access to kayaks and canoes are encouraged to become a part of the Water Guardians and assist with the cleaning of the water reservoirs. Those without a kayak or canoe can pick up the trash along the banks of the lakes. The 2018 kick-off will take place on March 31, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Lake McIntosh in Peachtree City. Read more.
February 13, 2018: Upstream photo of new dam and concrete spillway. Click here to read more.
Due to forecasted rain and potential thunderstorms on Wednesday, February 7, the statewide tornado drill is postponed until Friday, February 9, at 9:00 a.m. Currently, the National Weather Service is forecasting a cold front to begin moving through Georgia on Tuesday, bringing rain and possible thunderstorms through Wednesday afternoon. Though severe weather is not currently in the forecast, the postponement of the statewide test will alleviate any potential confusion, should actual severe weather occur.
Should you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact your local emergency manager.
The Citizens’ Fire Academy is a 10-week program designed to educate and inform citizens about the demanding field of fire, emergency services and emergency management. Click here to read more.
Tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods and other severe weather events can strike with little to no warning. Severe Weather Preparedness Week, February 5-9, is the ideal time for residents and their families to prepare for the possibility of a disaster.
Each day during the week will focus on a different severe weather threat faced by Georgians. We are encouraging all residents to dedicate time to practicing emergency response procedures and learn how to deal with each potential disaster.
Severe Weather Preparedness Week begins with Family Preparedness Day on Feb. 5, when Fayette County households are encouraged to program their NOAA Weather Radios. All of the following days focus on a different threat and how to prepare.
Monday, Feb. 5 – Family Preparedness/NOAA Weather Radio Day
Tuesday, Feb. 6 – Thunderstorm Safety
Wednesday, Feb. 7 – Tornado Safety and PrepareAthon! For Tornado Safety
Thursday, Feb. 8 – Lightning Safety
Friday, Feb. 9 – Flood Safety (alternate PrepareAthon! For Tornado Safety date)
On Wednesday, when tornado safety is emphasized, residents, schools and businesses statewide are encouraged to participate in Ready Georgia’s PrepareAthon! For Tornado Safety, a statewide tornado drill.
11/29/2017: Fire & Emergency Services has been notified that the Insurance Services Office (ISO) has completed the local department survey and lowered the Public Protection Class (PPC) to a class 3/3Y for unincorporated Fayette County, Tyrone, Brooks and Woolsey….Read more
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Click here to view the Fayette County Comprehensive Plan 2017-2040 or in the office of the Fayette County Planning and Zoning Department, 140 Stonewall Avenue West, Suite 202, Fayetteville, Georgia.Click for larger image
Fayette County is now hiring Seasonal Road Workers for grass mowing and paving crews. For full details please click here.
The Fayette County Commission holds regular meetings on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30pm in the Administrative Complex located at 140 Stonewall Avenue West, Fayetteville, GA 30214.
The Fayette County Department of Public Works is embarking upon a comprehensive corridor study of State Route (SR) 74 from US Route 29 on the north end to SR 54 in Peachtree City.
Fayette County’s Board of Commissioners approved a referendum for a one-cent special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) that will fund transportation, stormwater infrastructure, and public safety. It was approved by voters on March 21, 2017.
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