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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Bryan-Lang Historical Archives Board of Directors

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Bryan-Lang Historical Archives Board of Directors.

The Bryan-Lang Historical Archives is a research-only facility that provides basic and advanced searches for information pertaining to Camden County. The Board of Directors has the responsibility and authority to decide general policies of the Bryan-Lang ...

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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 and access...

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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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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Conducts Hurricane Exercise

Elected officials and staff from Camden County and the cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine made decisions based on the impacts of a fictitious “Hurricane Casey” making landfall along the Georgia-Florida border. Camden County Department of Family ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Camden Residents Encouraged to Take Action during Hurricane Preparedness Week

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County citizens to take time to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season that begins June 1, 2019.

Although Camden County did not receive strong impacts from Hurricanes Florence and Michael ...

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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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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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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Camden County Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The award represents a significant achievement by the entity. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. In order to receive the budget award, the entity had to satisfy nationall...

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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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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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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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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Emergency Medical Services Recognized

The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) along with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) partner to lead the nationwide EMS Week activities. With a theme of EMS Strong: Beyond the Call, 2019 is the 45th Annual Natio...

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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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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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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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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Millage Rate Public Hearing Presentation

The presentation from the August 15, 2019, Public Hearing regarding the millage rate is available online.

Interested citizens can view a PDF version of the presentation

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Offers Incentives for Paramedics

At their August 6, 2019, regular meeting the Camden County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus to new Firefighter Paramedics joining Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR).

“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 sh...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Recognition of Former Chairman Daniel Williams, Jr.

At their August 6, 2019, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners issued a proclamation recognizing the life and work of former Chairman Daniel Leward Williams, Jr. to his wife of 58 years, Mrs. Elvenia Waye Williams, and family.

Serving the citizens of Camden County as a member of the Camden County Board of Commissioners from January 1, 1989 to December 31, 1996, Mr. Williams led the county as Chairman from July 22, 1992 to December 22, 1993. In addition to his work on the board,...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Notice of Property Tax Increase

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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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Camden County Tax Millage Notice

The Camden County Board of Commissioners today announces its intention to increase the 2019 countywide property taxes to 15.79 mills, an increase of 17.11% over the rollback millage rate.

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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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Polling Location Reassessment

The Camden County Board of Elections and Registration (BoER) is currently reviewing several new polling locations to replace existing polls located in Camden County Schools, the Salvation Army, and at Camden County Fire Stations.

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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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Bryan-Lang Historical Archives Board of Directors

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Bryan-Lang Historical Archives Board of Directors.

The Bryan-Lang Historical Archives is a research-only facility that provides basic and advanced searches for information pertaining to Camden County. The Board of Directors has the responsibility and authority to decide general policies of the Bryan-Lang ...

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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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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Graduates Five Firefighters

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that the five members of Recruit Class 2019-3 have completed their Basic Firefighter requirements.

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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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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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Cindy Daniels Recognized as Employee of the Quarter

At their May 7, 2019, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners recognized Cindy Daniels as Employee of the Quarter.

This selection was made by the Camden County Government Employee Recognition Committee after receiving nominations from Camden County employees.

In his nomination of Cindy, Planning and Development Director Joey Yacobacci described her as “helpfu...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Camden County Earns National Achievement Award

Camden County, Georgia has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.

“I am very excited about the announcement of Camden County’s latest National Achievement Award.  We work hard to implement best practices to provide excellence in public service,” said County Administrator Steve Howard. “This accomplishment recog...

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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: May 9, 2019

26th Annual Kids Fishing Derby

From 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., children 16 years and under are invited to participate in this year’s event at the SR-110 landfill in Woodbine. 

Utilizing a Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) program that stocks this pond and others th...

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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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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Spaceport Camden Named a Top Infrastructure Project in the United States

Global infrastructure strategy firm, CG/LA Infrastructure, has named Spaceport Camden to its Strategic 50 U.S. Infrastructure Projects list.

The list identifies, selects, and ranks the priority infrastructure projects in the United States essential for creating jobs, competitiveness, and economic growth. All of the projects selected by CG/LA Infrastructure are positioned to harness strong supp...

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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: June 1, 2019

Hurricane Preparedness

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Atlantic Hurricane Season is from June 1st - November 30th. As a coastal community, it is important that all Camden County residents take steps to plan ahead before tropical weather is projected to affect our area.  The 2019 Camden County Hurrica...

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