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Posted on: January 10, 2019

New Board of Elections and Registration Begin Work

As their first item of business, the board selected District 4 Member Joseph Michaels as Chair and District 2 Member Dr. Jannett Bradford as Vice-Chair. The other members of the Board of Elections and Registration include District 1 Member Barbara Hahn, D...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Public Notice: Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic, historic, environmental, legal, and safety considerations. Under Executive Order (EO) 11988 and EO 11990...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Disaster Recovery and Redevelopment Plan Approved

This plan seeks to provide a framework to guide and support decision-making and implementation of recovery and redevelopment operations for natural and human-caused disasters. 

The DRRP was prepared over many months’ work with local, regional, and...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Take Action during Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2019

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) has declared February 4-8, 2019, to be Severe Weather Preparedness Week and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County citizens to take time to learn about possible severe weather...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Conducts Active Shooter Exercise

On Thursday, January 24th, the Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) brought together Camden County Schools, the Camden County Sheriff’s Office, Camden County Fire Rescue, as well as Kingsland and St. Marys police and fire officials for an inten...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Camden County Receives Grant for Warning Signs

The $177,067.25 grant will assist in the purchase of six portable outdoor warning signs.

“These warning signs are an excellent way for the County to alert citizens about potential hazards and to monitor these sites,” said Camden County EMA Director Chuck W...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Camden County Receives Grant for Interns

The $3,346 grant will assist in funding two interns for summer 2019. One intern will work for the Camden County Board of Commissioners in the Administration Department and one will work in the Finance & Budget Department.

The GCIP offers internship exp...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Finance

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Celebrates Firefighter Recruit Graduation

Dilan Ashley, Shaila Campbell, Chris Kelley, Bailey Moore, Keenan Parish, Cristian Rivera, and Cameron Wilkinson were recognized at a graduation ceremony held last week.  

Chief Mike Carver with Georgia-Pacific charged the new firefighter recruit ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Public Notice: Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic, historic, environmental, legal, and safety considerations. Under Executive Order (EO) 11988 and EO 11990...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Camden County Receives Flood Mitigation Assistance

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Flood Mitigation Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA).

The $95,714 grant will assist in the acquisition, demolition, and clearance of a repetitive loss property.

We are happy to receive this funding from FEMA and GEMA,” said Scott Brazell, Community Rating System (CRS), Erosion & Sedimentation (E & S) ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Public Notice: Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

Camden County has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding through the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) as a sub-grantee.

Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic, historic, environmental, legal, and safety considerations. Under Executive Order (EO) 11988 and EO 11990...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Grants
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Camden County Receives Grant for Interns

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP) funds from the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG).

The $3,346 grant will assist in funding two interns for summer 2019. One intern will work for the Camden County Board of Commissioners in the Administration Department and one will work in the Finance & Budget Department.

The GCIP offers internship exp...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Disaster Recovery and Redevelopment Plan Approved

At their February 5, 2019, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners approved the Disaster Recovery and Redevelopment Plan (DRRP).

This plan seeks to provide a framework to guide and support decision-making and implementation of recovery and redevelopment operations for natural and human-caused disasters. 

The DRRP was prepared over many months’ work with local, regional, and...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Camden County Receives Grant to Replant Trees

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of an award from the Georgia Urban Forest Council’s Georgia ReLeaf Program.

The $2,315 grant will be used to purchase approximately eighty (80) trees to be planted in parks throughout the county.

During Hurricanes Matthew and Irma, Camden County parks lost approximately 110 trees. The new trees will be planted in five Camden Count...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Camden County Receives Grant for Warning Signs

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA).

The $177,067.25 grant will assist in the purchase of six portable outdoor warning signs.

“These warning signs are an excellent way for the County to alert citizens about potential hazards and to monitor these sites,” said Camden County ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Public Notice: Activity Around Future Location of Spaceport Camden Planned for March 30 and March 31

Students from Georgia Tech’s Yellow Jacket Space Program (YJSP) will be in Camden County on Saturday, March 30 and potentially Sunday March 31 for a low altitude, Class II amateur rocket test at the proposed site of Spaceport Camden.

This test will not be open to the general public. No road or waterway closures are anticipated for this activity. 

The YJSP launch is a testbed for avionics systems and control algorithms designed by aerospace engineering students at Georgia Tech....

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Camden County Receives Flood Mitigation Assistance

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Flood Mitigation Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA).

The $95,714 grant will assist in the acquisition, demolition, and clearance of a repetitive loss property.

We are happy to receive this funding from FEMA and GEMA,” said Scott Brazell, Community Rating System (CRS), Erosion & Sedimentation (E...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

2018 Showcase Camden County Photo Contest Winners Announced

The Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Showcase Camden County Photo Contest.

This year twenty-six entries from eight applicants were submitted in the following categories: Landscapes, Nature, People, and Transportation. Through a blind judging process, one photograph was chosen from each category, and out of those images an overal...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Home
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Celebrates Firefighter Recruit Graduation

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that seven members of Recruit Class 2019-2 have completed their Basic Firefighter requirements.

Dilan Ashley, Shaila Campbell, Chris Kelley, Bailey Moore, Keenan Parish, Cristian Rivera, and Cameron Wilkinson were recognized at a graduation ceremony held last week.  

Chief Mike Carver with Georgia-Pacific charged the new firefighter recruit ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Public Notice: Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

Camden County has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding through the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) as a sub-grantee.

Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic, historic, environmental, legal, and safety considerations. Under Executive Order (EO) 11988 and EO 11990...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Camden County Welcomes New Public Works Director

Camden County Administrator, Steve Howard announced today that Mark Patrick, the County Engineer for the Newton County Board of Commissioners has been hired as the new Public Works Director for Camden County.

In this role, Mr. Patrick will be responsible for duties to include, but not limited to: the maintenance, repair, and minor construction of the County transportation system, as well as, drainage maintenance and management.

Mr. Patrick has over 30 years of ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Joint Addressing System Ordinance and Manual Recognized

Coastal Regional Commission receives award for Camden County project.

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) has awarded a 2018 Innovation Award to the Coastal Regional Commission (CRC) for their work on the Camden County Joint Addres...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Camden County Welcomes New Public Works Director

Camden County Administrator, Steve Howard announced today that Mark Patrick, the County Engineer for the Newton County Board of Commissioners has been hired as the new Public Works Director for Camden County.

In this role, Mr. Patrick will be responsible for duties to include, but not limited to: the maintenance, repair, and minor construction of the County transportation system, as well as, drainage maintenance and management.

Mr. Patrick has over 30 years of ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Public Works

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Public Notice: Activity Around Future Location of Spaceport Camden Planned for March 30 and March 31

Students from Georgia Tech’s Yellow Jacket Space Program (YJSP) will be in Camden County on Saturday, March 30 and potentially Sunday March 31 for a low altitude, Class II amateur rocket test at the proposed site of Spaceport Camden.

This test will not be open to the general public. No road or waterway closures are anticipated for this activity. 

The YJSP launch is a testbed for avionics systems and control algorithms designed by aerospace engineering students at Georgia Tech....

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: January 29, 2019

Camden County Georgia Submits Launch Site Operator License Application to FAA

Today, the Camden County Board of Commissioners formally submitted its application for a Launch Site Operator License (LSOL) to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation.

The successful submission of the LSOL marks more than three years of work to comply with the detailed regulatory requirements necessary to conduct orbital and suborbital launches from southeast Georgia.

“This is a massive milestone for Camden Cou...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Spaceport Camden 2018 Highlights

2018 was an important year for Spaceport Camden as it moves closer to final submission of its Launch Site Operators License (LSOL) Application to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Below are highlights of the major milestones accomplished in 2018. 

  • March 2018 - Camden County signs Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ABL Space Systems to explore future launch operations at Spaceport Camden.
  • March 2018 - Poll from the Univer...
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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden

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Posted on: March 19, 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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