For the first meeting of the year, Rockdale County Board of Commissioners declared Tuesday, January 21, 2020 as Mrs. Mimi Soileau Appreciation Day.   Mrs. Mimi Soileau has contributed over 100 hours of work on the Arboretum.  She remains active in the community and works closely with other agricultural organizations in the county such as Farm Bureau. Mimi was the first woman to graduate with a B.S. in agriculture from Louisiana State University.  She also helps to maintain the Plant a Row Garden at St. Pius X Catholic Church. 

Other notable discussions include:

Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Jr. is on a mission to reduce Illegal dumping in Rockdale County.  Chairman Nesbitt encourages residents to properly dispose garbage, wood debris and other items at the Rockdale County Recycling Center located at 1200 Sigman Road, Conyers, GA, 30012.  The center hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The center is closed on Sunday, Monday and County Holidays.

New Rockdale County leadership appointments:  

Director Stormwater Utility Department – Dr. Ann Wead Kimbrough

Director of Rockdale Department of Transportation – John A. Maretto

Next Meeting: January 28, 2020

 

 

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