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Rockdale County Courthouse Remains Open for Essential Court Business

PUBLIC NOTICE Revision Date: April 3, 2020 The Rockdale County Courthouse remains open for essential court business during the public health emergency.  Every division of the Rockdale County Clerk of Superior and State Courts Office will be open for business Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., however access to each service area will be restricted to scheduled appointments only. Should you need to conduct essential court business in-person at the Courthouse, please contact the applicable telephone number below…

Rockdale County Requests Citizen Feedback about Milstead Village Project

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Aug. 3, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Rockdale County Planning and Development Department has partnered with the Georgia Conservancy through the Community Development Assistance Program (CDAP) grant provided by the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) in 2018. This grant allowed for the evaluation of Milstead Village for the Milstead Neighborhood Revitalization Plan. ARC developed the CDAP to provide direct technical assistance to local governments in a wide variety of issue areas. “Its success…

RDOT Awarded Contract for Roundabout at Klondike Road, McDaniel Road and Hurst Road Intersection

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release July 31, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Thanks to a motion passed by the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners, and in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Transportation, the five-way intersection at Klondike Road, McDaniel Road, and Hurst Road will be converted to a roundabout over the next year and half. Pittman Construction will install the roundabout. This work will be completed through a $3.36 million-dollar project that was awarded on July…

COMMISSIONER’S ROUND UP – JULY 28, 2020

The Rockdale County Auditorium was bustling with residents today for the BOC meetings.  The Zoning Public Hearing was scheduled at 9:00 am with a robust agenda including the adoption of the Sigman Road Gateway Corridor Plan.  Also, the Rockdale County Finance Director Roselyn Miller presented a proposal on the millage rate decrease (from 20.19 to 18.90) to BOC to close out the Millage Rate Public Hearing.  The BOC Voting session opened with a video tribute to the late Congressman John…

Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt Named to Lead ACCG Federal Policy Committee

ATLANTA, GA. (July 24, 2020) – Rockdale County Chairman Oz Nesbitt was recently named as the 2020-2021 Vice Chairman of the Federal Policy Committee for the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG or Georgia’s County Association). The appointment was made by ACCG President and Jefferson County Commissioner Johnny Davis. Legislative advocacy and public policy development are two of the primary services that ACCG provides to Georgia counties. The association uses a consensus-based policy committee process to bring together county commissioners…

Rockdale County Enacts Vacancy Control as a Supplement to the Hiring Freeze

ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 23, 2020 ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County will implement a vacancy control process after enacting a hiring freeze earlier this year. The hiring freeze, which was implemented in April, was put in place by the Board of Commissioners (BOC) as a conservative financial measure. As an enhancement to our hiring process, the county is moving towards vacancy control as a supplement to the hiring freeze to ensure that we fill essential…

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