Posted on: May 26, 2017

Willie "Smooth" Smith of Solid Waste Named ACC Public Works Employee of the Year for 2017

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As part of National Public Works Week during May 21-27, the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County recognized Willie "Smooth" Smith of the Solid Waste Department as the 2017 Public Works Employee of the Year. Smith is a Solid Waste Driver II...

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Hi-Res Photo of Manager Williams & Willie Smith
Posted on: May 24, 2017

Solid Waste, Leisure Services, Transit, General ACC Office Schedules Altered for Memorial Day

Memorial Day closure information

Solid Waste

  • Solid Waste offices will be closed on Monday, May 29.
  • Residential garbage and recycling will be delayed by one day. Normal Monday collection will take place on Tuesday, Tuesday collection on Wednesday, Wednesday collection on Thursday, Thursday ...
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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Athens Named Most Water Wise in Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation

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Athens-Clarke County was named one of five national winners in the 6th Annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation by encouraging residents to reduce water use by 42.3 million gallons of water over the next year. The annual month-long ...

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Wyland National Mayor's Challenge Website
Posted on: April 27, 2017

FY18 Mayor's Recommended Budget Submitted to the Commission for Review

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The Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Mayor’s Recommended Budget for the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County for July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 has been submitted to the Commission for review. This budget is balanced with limited reductions to ...

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FY18 Mayor’s Recommended Budget

Posted on: May 28, 2017

ACC Leisure Services and Piedmont Athens Regional Launch Sunscreen Pilot Program

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Just in time for summer, the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department is launching a sunscreen pilot program to make sure that all Athenians know that “SPF is their BFF.”

This special program is a partnership with Piedmont Athens Regional in suppor...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

10-Year Update to Athens-Clarke County Comprehensive Plan Begins June 1

Comprehensive Plan Update

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government will soon begin a required update to the community-wide Comprehensive Plan. This document serves as a main source for identifying an agreed upon vision, as well as goals, policies, needs, opportunities, and work...

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Comprehensive Plan Website
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Willie "Smooth" Smith of Solid Waste Named ACC Public Works Employee of the Year for 2017

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As part of National Public Works Week during May 21-27, the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County recognized Willie "Smooth" Smith of the Solid Waste Department as the 2017 Public Works Employee of the Year. Smith is a Solid Waste Driver II...

Read on...

Hi-Res Photo of Manager Williams & Willie Smith
Posted on: May 24, 2017

Solid Waste, Leisure Services, Transit, General ACC Office Schedules Altered for Memorial Day

Memorial Day closure information

Solid Waste

  • Solid Waste offices will be closed on Monday, May 29.
  • Residential garbage and recycling will be delayed by one day. Normal Monday collection will take place on Tuesday, Tuesday collection on Wednesday, Wednesday collection on Thursday, Thursday ...
Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2017

Athens Named Most Water Wise in Wyland National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation

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Athens-Clarke County was named one of five national winners in the 6th Annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation by encouraging residents to reduce water use by 42.3 million gallons of water over the next year. The annual month-long ...

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Wyland National Mayor's Challenge Website
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Video of Mayor & Commission Meeting Online & on ACTV

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Video of the Mayor & Commission Agenda Setting Session on May 16, 2017 is available online at www.athensclarkecounty.com/videos and will be replayed on ACTV Cable Channel 180 (University of Georgia Cable Channel 6) on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. a...

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ACTV Webpage
Posted on: April 27, 2017

FY18 Mayor's Recommended Budget Submitted to the Commission for Review

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The Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Mayor’s Recommended Budget for the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County for July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 has been submitted to the Commission for review. This budget is balanced with limited reductions to ...

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FY18 Mayor’s Recommended Budget

Posted on: May 26, 2017

Leaf and limb crews will collect debris in Area F during the week of May 30 - June 3, 2017.

Please remember that collections will be suspended on Monday, May 29th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.  Leaf and limb material will be collected beginning Tuesday, May 30th and will continue until the area is complete, including collec...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

“Daddy Daughter Dance” Event Planned at East Athens Community Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host its inaugural “Daddy Daughter Dance” event on Saturday, June 17 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the East Athens Community Center.  

Fathers and their daughters are invited to ce...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Zoograss Concert Planned for Bear Hollow Zoo

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the inaugural Zoograss concert slated for Sunday, May 28 at 1:00 p.m. at Bear Hollow Zoo at Memorial Park. The special performance features Pickled Holler and friends.  The show will ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

ACC Leisure Services and Piedmont Athens Regional Launch Sunscreen Pilot Program

sunscreen pilot

Just in time for summer, the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department is launching a sunscreen pilot program to make sure that all Athenians know that “SPF is their BFF.”

This special program is a partnership with Piedmont Athens Regional in suppor...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Summer of Correspondence: Four Exhibits Selected from Exhibition Proposals

Selected through the call for proposal process, these four exhibitions focus on notions of communication, spirituality, community, and dedication. Each of these exhibits were selected from Exhibition Proposals, a twice-annual opportunity for Athens area a...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

“Memorial Day in Memorial Park” Event Planned

Commemorate Memorial Day at Memorial Park.

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present the annual “Memorial Day in Memorial Park” event on Monday, May 29 from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.  Activities for th...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

ACC Leisure Services Joins National ‘Safe Routes to Parks’ project

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department is proud to join the national Safe Routes to Parks pilot program, helping demonstrate how local park and recreation agencies across the country are using Safe Routes to Parks Action Framework to increas...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Lyndon House Arts Center to Host "Patterns in Nature Workshop" with David Hale

Lyndon House Arts Center guest exhibiting artist David Hale will conduct an afternoon workshop, “Patterns in Nature," in conjunction with his exhibition “Beloved Land."  The program will take place Saturday, June 3 a...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

ACC Leisure Services Announces Report Card Rewards Program

Making the grade at the swimming pool!

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department continues a special summer program celebrating students with good grades.

In order to be eligible, any student, Kindergarten through 12th grade, who resides in Athen...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Friday Night Paddles at Sandy Creek Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department presents the “Friday Night Paddles” at Sandy Creek Park.

The community is invited to experience the moon on Lake Chapman and paddle around the lake during this evening program.  Part...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

10-Year Update to Athens-Clarke County Comprehensive Plan Begins June 1

Comprehensive Plan Update

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government will soon begin a required update to the community-wide Comprehensive Plan. This document serves as a main source for identifying an agreed upon vision, as well as goals, policies, needs, opportunities, and work...

Read on...

Comprehensive Plan Website

Posted on: May 20, 2017

Outback Steakhouse is a Leader in Water Conservation

Congratulations to Outback Steakhouse, winner of the 2017 Leadership in Water Conservation Award! The Leadership in Water Conservation Award is presented by the Athens-Clarke County Water Conservation Office and recognizes an individual, business, or othe...

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Additional Info...
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Athens Named Most Water Wise

Athens-Clarke County was named one of five national winners in the 6th Annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation by encouraging residents to reduce water use by 42.3 million gallons of water over the next year. The annual m...

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Additional Info...

Posted on: May 23, 2017

Memorial Day Holiday Closure Information

Athens Transit will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017 for the Memorial Day holiday. No buses will operate during this time.

All routes will resume regular service Tuesday, May 30, 2017.