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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Public Notice: State Voter Roll Maintenance

Camden County has 5,919 inactive voters who may be cancelled if appropriate action by the voter is not taken before December 7, 2019. 

Having an accurate voter list is important in order to ensure that on Election Day, there are suitable polling f...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: September 18, 2019

National Voter Registration Day Event Planned

Locally, the BoER and community volunteers will host a Voter Registration Drive at Camden County High School to ensure students have registered to vote in advance of the November 5, 2019, General Municipal and Special Election.

“This is our first year as a...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Polling Location Reassessment

Currently, two elementary schools, Kingsland and Mary Lee Clark, along with St. Marys Middle School, are all Election Day polls, as is the local Salvation Army and several fire stations throughout the county.

“Although schools provide convenient ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Elections & Registration

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Hazard Mitigation Grant Awarded to Camden County

The $73,832.50 award from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) will be used for the purchase and installation of fixed generators to ensure the continuity of critical services during power outag...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Releases 2019 Hurricane Guide

Included in the guide is information about the 2019 Hurricane Forecast, preparing for hurricanes, CodeRED, and the Camden County Unified Hurricane Re-Entry Plan. Additionally, there is information about hurricane hazards and the Camden County Health Depar...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Camden County Awarded Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

An Award of Financial Reporting...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Finance
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Notice of Property Tax Increase

The Camden County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will increase countywide property taxes by 17.11 % and increase unincorporated service district property tax by 152.29%.

All concerned citizens are invited to the three p...

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Notice of Property Tax Increase (PDF) Finance
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Camden County Tax Millage Notice

The millage rate for unincorporated Camden County is tentatively set at 1.655 mills, an increase of 152.29% over the rollback millage rate.  This amount is the result of increases in maintenance and operating expenses for Camden County and public...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Finance

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Adds Over $1 Million in Upgrades

With the recent addition of a new engine to its fleet, the acquisition of six (6) fixed generators through Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds, and the new Firehouse 18 in the Tarboro area of northwest Camden County, CCFR is continuing its commit...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Practice Home Escape Planning during Fire Prevention Week

This year’s theme is, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” The campaign works to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  

The NFPA notes that in ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Camden County Board of Commissioners Opens New Firehouse

“The new Firehouse 18 is an asset to the Tarboro community, and builds on the Camden County Board of Commissioners’ commitment to providing Camden County Fire Rescue with the resources and equipment it needs to protect the public”, said District 1 Commiss...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Takes Delivery of New Tanker

The new apparatus is expected to enter service in mid-September once it is fully outfitted with firefighting equipment.  This new tanker will replace Tanker 11 which will be transferred to reserve status to further improve CCFR’s operational read...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Offers Incentives for Paramedics

“With nationwide shortage of paramedics, we are thankful to the Board of Commissioners for their leadership and support of the sign-on bonus,” said CCFR Chief Terry Smith. “Communities across the country are facing similar shortages, and we are hopeful th...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Graduates Five Firefighters

Austin Agee, Ava Alicea, Jacob Collier, Jesse Hendrix, and Joshua Johnson were recognized at a graduation ceremony held last night.  

In his keynote address, Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) Chief Terry Smith encouraged the new firefighters to enj...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

St. Marys River Water Quality Improvement Grant Continues

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is once again a recipient of a Section 319 (h) Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant.

The $212,000 funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency and administered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources—Environmental Protection Division (EPD) will continue the clean-up efforts already in progress in the Horsepen Creek area of t...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Flood Protection
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Camden County Receives Second Coastal Incentive Grant

The Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is once again a recipient of a Coastal Incentive Grant from the GA Department of Natural Resources and the US Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The $60,436 grant funding will be used to implement a Rise Ready education and outreach program, as well as create an online flood hazard decision support tool with three web applications for Camden County Residents. 

“We are excited to continue w...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Flood Protection

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Hazard Mitigation Grant Awarded to Camden County

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding.

The $73,832.50 award from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) will be used for the purchase and installation of fixed generators to ensure the continuity of critical services during power outag...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: October 21, 2019

St. Marys River Water Quality Improvement Grant Continues

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is once again a recipient of a Section 319 (h) Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant.

The $212,000 funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency and administered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources—Environmental Protection Division (EPD) will continue the clean-up efforts already in progress in the Horsepen Creek area of t...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Adds Over $1 Million in Upgrades

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) is pleased to announce over $1 Million in new upgrades for the benefit of Camden County residents.

With the recent addition of a new engine to its fleet, the acquisition of six (6) fixed generators through Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds, and the new Firehouse 18 in the Tarboro area of northwest Camden County, CCFR is continuing its commit...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Camden County Receives Second Coastal Incentive Grant

The Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is once again a recipient of a Coastal Incentive Grant from the GA Department of Natural Resources and the US Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The $60,436 grant funding will be used to implement a Rise Ready education and outreach program, as well as create an online flood hazard decision support tool with three web applications for Camden County Residents. 

“We are excited to continue w...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Public Notice: North Springhill Road Temporary Closure

On Thursday, December 12, 2019, North Springhill Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic approximately a half of mile south of Georgia Highway 110. This closure will be from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. for cross pipe replacement.

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

2019 Showcase Camden County Photo Contest Winners Announced

The Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Showcase Camden County Photo Contest.

This year twenty-seven entries from eight applicants were submitted in the following categories: Landscapes, Nature/Wildlife, Sunrise/Sunset, and Transportation. Through a blind judging process a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place photograph was chosen from each cat...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Camden County Employees Recognized for Years of Service and Excellence

Camden County Employees were recognized for their years of service at a ceremony on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, that also included the announcement of two recipients of the Camden County Shining Star Award.

Those recognized for their service included 44 employees that reached a 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, or 40 years of service milestone in 2019. 

The Shining Star Award offers Camden County employees the opportunity to spotlight the great work accompl...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Public Service Authority Board

The Camden County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Camden County Public Service Authority (PSA) Board.

The PSA Board is comprised of nine (9) members appointed by the Board of Commissioners, and the Cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine. The members shall include the elected official or appointee of the City of Kingsland, the City of St. Marys, and ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Planning Commission

The Camden County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Camden County Planning Commission, District 3 Appointment.

The Camden County Planning Commission is comprised of five (5) members appointed by the Board of Commissioners. The Planning Commission is an advisory body that makes recommendations on land use applications. The recommendations from the Planning Commissi...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Public Notice: State Voter Roll Maintenance

Changes May Impact Camden County Voters
The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration is working with the Office of the Georgia Secretary of State while they are conducting their routine and legally required maintenance to the state voter roll.

Camden County has 5,919 inactive voters who may be cancelled if appropriate action by the voter is not taken before December 7, 2019. 

Having an accurate voter list is important in order to ensure that on Election Day, there are suitable polling f...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Home
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Hazard Mitigation Grant Awarded to Camden County

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding.

The $73,832.50 award from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) will be used for the purchase and installation of fixed generators to ensure the continuity of critical services during power outag...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Planning Commission

The Camden County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Camden County Planning Commission, District 3 Appointment.

The Camden County Planning Commission is comprised of five (5) members appointed by the Board of Commissioners. The Planning Commission is an advisory body that makes recommendations on land use applications. The recommendations from the Planning Commissi...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Planning & Development
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Camden County Planning and Development Department Launches Online Portal

The Camden County Planning and Development Department is excited to announce the launch of a new online portal.

The online portal, available at www.camdencountyga.gov/onlineportal, provides opportunities for developers, contractors, and other interested parties to interact with the department outside of business hours. This portal supports the Camden County Governm...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Planning & Development

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Public Notice: North Springhill Road Temporary Closure

On Thursday, December 12, 2019, North Springhill Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic approximately a half of mile south of Georgia Highway 110. This closure will be from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. for cross pipe replacement.

Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Works

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

FAA Sets Date to Release and Distribute Final Spaceport Camden EIS

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has notified Camden County, Georgia that it has set a date for the release of the Final Spaceport Camden Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

The FAA announced today that intends to issue and distribute the Final EIS on December 16, 2019.  A record of decision is expected no earlier than thirty days after the release of the final EIS. 

“We’ve been waiting a long time for this a...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Camden County Releases ITAR Compliant Flight Safety Analysis for Spaceport Camden

Camden County initiated the development of a publicly releasable report, prepared by The Aerospace Corporation, that describes Spaceport Camden’s flight safety analysis.

The Camden County Board of Commissioners has been working diligently to determine a way to increase transparency about the project’s licensing information without complicating the agency’s ongoing review or releasing sensitive or export-controlled informa...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: July 1, 2019

FAA Accepts Camden County Georgia’s Launch Site Operators License Application

Anticipates making a license determination on or before December 16, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has notified Camden County, Georgia that it has completed an initial review of the Spaceport Camden Launch Site Operator License application and found it to be complete enough to accept and begin the 180-day revie...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden

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Posted on: December 7, 2019

2019-2024-2034 Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan 2019-2024-2034 Camden County Board of Commissioners

The Camden County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the 2019-2024-2034 Strategic Plan and 2019 Action Agenda at their February 19, 2019, regular meeting. The Strategic Plan is a five-year, outcome-based set of goals with specific issues and proje...

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