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Rockdale County Executive Director Of General Services Sue Sanders Recognized For Academic Achievement In Lifelong Learning Academy

ROCKDALE COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF GENERAL SERVICES SUE SANDERS RECOGNIZED FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN LIFELONG LEARNING ACADEMY  ACCG Awards Education Certificates to County Officials  ATLANTA, GA. (April 1, 2021) – ACCG, Georgia’s County Association, recently awarded Rockdale County Executive Director of General Services Sue Sanders with a certificate for successfully completing the core requirements in the Lifelong Learning Academy. ACCG and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia have collaborated for more than two decades to…

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Volunteers Encouraged to Sign Up for the Chairman’s Countywide Cleanup Event

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release April 20, 2021     CONYERS, Ga. – In an effort to clean up and further beautify the county, Rockdale County Government invites members of the community to join in the Chairman’s Countywide Cleanup event on Sat., May 1 at 8 a.m., with check-in and registration at 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, GA 30012. The Chairman’s Countywide Cleanup event will involve the efforts of Rockdale County officials, department directors and staff along…

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Rockdale County Stormwater Fee to be Placed onto Annual Property Tax Bill

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE       For Immediate Release April 19, 2021   Rockdale County Stormwater Fee to be Placed onto Annual Property Tax Bill   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County has joined the likes of more than a dozen cities and counties in the Atlanta metro area including, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Hall and Henry Counties, and cities of Decatur and Conyers, to name a few, who include the stormwater utility fee on the property tax bill. The decision…

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Rockdale County Board of Commissioners Names Director of Stormwater Management

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release April 19, 2021 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) has appointed Terrence Simpkins to be Rockdale County’s new Director of Stormwater Management. Simpkins joins Rockdale County with more than 25 years of experience in stormwater infrastructure, project management, floodplain management, and compliance monitoring. Originally from South Carolina, Simpkins received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from South Carolina State University in 1993.  He relocated to…

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Rockdale County Board of Assessors to Mail Notice of Assessments by April 30

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release April 15, 2021 CONYERS, GA. – By April 30, the Rockdale County Board of Assessors will mail Notice of Assessments to citizens, providing information about the 2021 Property Tax Assessment. Property owners will have 45 days to appeal after receiving the notice. It is important to note that while the notice will display a simulated bill that will forecast what property owners can expect, the Notice of Assessment mailed in April it is…

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New Rockdale County Stormwater Rate Effective January 2021

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE     For Immediate Release April 12, 2021   New Rockdale County Stormwater Rate Effective January 2021   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved a resolution to set new stormwater rates on September 22, 2020. The rates were decided after working with an engineering consultant to develop the Stormwater Management Master Plan determining the system’s capital improvement needs and working with a national stormwater rate consultant to develop the Stormwater…

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COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Now Being Administered by the Georgia Department of Public Health

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release April 2, 2021 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Gwinnett Newton Rockdale (GNR) Health Department has announced that COVID-19 vaccination appointments are now being administered by the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH). To schedule an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Rockdale residents can visit https://www.gnrhealth.com/covid-vaccine-scheduling/ or https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-vaccine. Residents can also text ‘VAX’ to 1-844-554-4024 to be notified of any appointment openings nearby. When using the web links or the text function, there…

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Rockdale Water Resources to Open Drive-thru for Payments Only at New Location

    ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE    For Immediate Release March 26, 2021   CONYERS, Ga. – Rockdale Water Resources (RWR) Customer Service will open their drive-thru for payments only beginning Monday, April 5 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at their new location, 940 South Main Street, Conyers, Ga 30012, known as “Big Blue”. Those wishing to pay their water bill in person can now use this feature, in addition to the customer service drop-box which is also located…

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COMMISSIONERS’ ROUND UP – March 23, 2021 Voting Session

Prior to the Board of Commissioners Meeting, a Zoning Public Hearing was held. The Commissioners heard items including: A request to by Corridor Development to amend the Future Land Use Map, regarding 13.02-acre portion of property south of Salem Gate Drive, to re-designate 0 Old Salem Rd SE, Conyers, GA 30094 from commercial to High Density Residential and rezone from General Commercial to Multi-family. This discussion encompassed proposed townhomes for the area. The Planning Commission recommend denial. Staff recommends approval…

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Rockdale County Animal Services Debuts New Website

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release March 25, 2021 CONYERS, Ga. – The Rockdale County Animal Services Division has debuted its new website separate from the Rockdale County website, which comes after the division was moved under the Emergency Management Agency (EMA). It provides citizens one location to access ordinances, a wish list, rabies alerts, an event calendar, a list of available pets for adoption, staff pictures with bios and direct email information, and important division statistics in a…

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