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Chairman Oz Nesbitt, Sr. to Host 4th Local Clergy Conference Call Focusing on COVID-19 Public Safety Awareness During the Holiday Season

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release November 17, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – In an effort to spread education and awareness of COVID Holiday Safety, Rockdale County Chairman, Oz Nesbitt, Sr., will host a conference call with local clergy on Friday, Nov. 20 at 1:00 p.m. The phone number is (605) 472-5416. Once dialed in, participants should enter in the Access Code: 616392. After announcing their first and last name, we would ask that participants mute their phone to…

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“Drive-In Movie at the Horse Park” Event on Nov. 21st SOLD OUT

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release November 12, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The “Drive-In Movie at the Horse Park” event on Saturday, November 21 at the Georgia International Horse Park has officially sold out. To provide entertainment while also following COVID-19 restrictions, Rockdale County Commissioner Post 1, Sherri Washington and City of Conyers Councilwoman, Connie Alsobrook, will be hosting the event at the park’s Steeplechase Field. “The Lion King” (2019) is the movie that will be showing. Gates…

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I-20 Ramp Will Close for 8 Hours Due to High Mast Lighting Installation

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release November 10, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – There will be a road closure on the Interstate 20 Sigman Road westbound entrance ramp going towards Atlanta, due to the Rockdale County Department Of Transportation (RDOT) High Mast lighting project. The left turning lane on Sigman Road entering onto I-20 will be closed off as well. The closure will take place from Thurs., Nov. 19 through Friday, Nov. 20 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.…

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Rockdale County and City Officials to Host “Drive-In Movie at the Horse Park” Event

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release November 9, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – To provide entertainment while also following COVID-19 restrictions, Rockdale County Commissioner Post 1, Sherri Washington and City of Conyers Councilwoman, Connie Alsobrook, will be hosting the “Drive-In Movie at the Horse Park” event on Saturday, November 21 at the Georgia International Horse Park, located at 1996 Centennial Olympic Pkwy NE, Conyers, GA 30013. The event will take place at the park’s Steeplechase Field. “The Lion King”…

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COMMISSIONER’S ROUND UP – OCTOBER 27, 2020

Prior to the Board of Commissioners meeting, a Zoning Public Hearing Meeting was held to discuss several items from the agenda, including: Request for a Recycling Center to crush recycled concrete and asphalt at 213, 214, 215 Camden Industrial Pkwy NW, Conyers, GA, 30012 as an expansion of the existing business that hauls the materials. Recommendation from the Planning Commission to approve a request for to include a Private School grades K-12 at Kingdom Builders Covenant Church/Excel Church, 1151 Flat…

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Rockdale County Presents Proposed 2021 Budget

  ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release October 30, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners (BOC) presented the Proposed 2021 Budget on Sunday, November 1, 2020. The Rockdale County BOC was able to deliver a balanced budget, or a budget that does not borrow from the county’s fund balance and remained in decent financial strength in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The BOC credits the talented team comprised of executive leadership and the…

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Rockdale County Refinances Debt Related to Water and Sewerage System

  For Immediate Release October 29, 2020   Rockdale County Refinances Debt Related to Water and Sewerage System  ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County is refinancing debt related to the water and sewerage system to create savings for the County. Rockdale County’s Water and Sewerage Revenue Bonds Series 2020 was assigned the Aa2 rating by the Moody’s Rating Agency. This is a favorable rating for a first-time water and sewerage bond presented by the County. The Moody’s Agency Report states:…

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COMMISSIONER’S ROUND UP – October 13, 2020

  The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners held a voting session on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at the Rockdale Auditorium.   The Board of Commissioners recognized National Community Planning month and presented Rockdale County Planning and Development Department with a proclamation. The BOC also presented Rockdale County UGA Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Program with the National 4-H Week Proclamation, recognizing the role and importance 4-H activities has in youth lives. Following these presentations, Rockdale County Public Relations presented several items in Celebration…

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Board of Commissioners to Hold Called Meeting to Discuss a Supplemental Bond Resolution: Water and Sewerage Revenue Bonds

  For Immediate Release October 16, 2020   Board of Commissioners to Hold Called Meeting to Discuss a Supplemental Bond Resolution: Water and Sewerage Revenue Bonds  ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners will hold a called meeting on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. for the purpose of discussing the adoption of a supplemental bond resolution: water and sewerage revenue bonds, series 2020; authorizing the execution of related documents. This meeting will be held via…

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Tax Commissioner and County Commissioner Post 1 to Hold Reverse Trick or Treat in Rockdale County Neighborhoods

  For Immediate Release October 14, 2020   Tax Commissioner and County Commissioner Post 1 to Hold Reverse Trick or Treat in Rockdale County Neighborhoods   ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County Tax Commissioner Tisa Smart-Washington and County Commissioner Post 1 Sherri L. Washington are partnering with each other to bring a safer trick or treat experience to the community with the Reverse Trick or Treat. The event will be held in four subdivisions within Rockdale County starting at 6…

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