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Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Proposed Budget Public Hearing

The Lee County Board of Commissioners will hold a Budget Public Hearing regarding the proposed FY 2023-2024 budget on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 6:00 pm at the T. Page Tharp Governmental Building, Opal Cannon Auditorium located at 102 Starksville Avenue North in Leesburg, Georgia. This public hearing is open to the public and the public is encouraged to attend.

The Lee County Board of Commissioners will adopt the FY 2023-2024 proposed budget June 27, 2023 at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be held in the T. Page Tharp Governmental Building, Opal Cannon Auditorium located at 102 Starksville Avenue North in Leesburg, Georgia. The public is encouraged to attend and observe this meeting.

A copy of the proposed budget for the Lee County Board of Commissioners for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 is available for review at the County Clerk’s Office at the T. Page Tharp Governmental Building, 102 Starksville Avenue North in Leesburg, Georgia and here on the website. Copies are also available for public review at the Leesburg Library located at 245 Walnut Avenue South, Leesburg, Georgia and the Oakland Library located at 445 Oakland Parkway West, Leesburg, Georgia during normal operating hours.

Utilities Authority Rate Change Notice

Effective July 1, 2023 the following utility rates and fees will be increased. The base rate for residential and commercial water will increase from $19 to $20. The base rate for residential and commercial sewer will increase from $19 to $20. The access fee for water will increase from $2400 to $2600. The access fee for sewer will increase from $2600 to $2800. Meter fees will increase according to size by $150 each. Please call the Utilities Authority at (229) 759-6056 if you have any questions about these rate changes.

FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Project Notice

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has received a subgrant application for Lee County. Pursuant to Executive Order 11988 and 44 CFR Part 9.12, final notice is hereby given of FEMA's intent to provide funding for this project under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP).

Please view the complete notice for more information.

Commercial Garbage Rate Increase

Effective May 1, 2023 all commercial garbage rates will be increasing.
The new commercial rares will be as follows:
   4 Yard Dumpster - $121.24
   6 Yard Dumpster - $142.89
   8 Yard Dumpster - $181.86

GDOT Liberty Expressway Press Release

The speed limit will drop and outside shoulders will close on a portion of US 82/State Route (SR) 520/Liberty Expressway as a contractor prepares to begin construction to extend Westover Boulevard into Lee County.

The speed limit will be set at 45 miles per hour on the bypass from Nottingham Way to the flyover in the area where Ledo Road connects with Dawson Road. The right/outside shoulders also will close.

Drivers can expect to see trucks entering and exiting travel lanes. When complete, construction will provide motorists another way to reach Ledo Road, which should relieve congestion on Nottingham Way. Construction includes Albany's first roundabout near the commercial area of Albany Mall and two new bridges on US 82/state Route (SR) 520/Liberty Expressway. The project is expected to take two years to complete.

View the GDOT Press Release

Lee County Awarded Grant from ACCG

Lee County is one of 20 members to receive the ACCG GHBP Health Promotion & Wellbeing Grant based on its commitment to employee health and demonstrated collaboration with other community groups and organizations engaged in health promotion. The ACCG GHBP Health Promotion & Wellbeing Grants are awarded statewide to the members that undertake health and wellness initiatives to transform their living and working communities into healthier environments. The grants provide assistance in promoting worksite programs designed to enhance the health and wellness of county employees and family members.

Wellness programs have a reliable track record of improving employee health and quality of life while reducing medical claims and improving workplace morale. ACCG offers wellness services to all members through LGRMS, a not-for-profit agency operated jointly with the Georgia Municipal Association.

The Association County Commissioners of Georgia - Group Health Benefit Program is available to all ACCG members. Currently, 52 counties and authorities participate in the health plan, and all are eligible to apply for the Health Promotion & Wellbeing Grants on an annual basis. ACCG is pleased to support Georgia counties in this important endeavor.

Group Health Benefits Program Health Promotion & Wellbeing Grant Notice

Kinetic Fiber Provided by Windstream

A fast, more reliable internet connection with Kinetic Fiber is coming soon to Lee County! Windstream Kinetic Fiber internet will provide more bandwidth for today’s connected home, smoother streaming, faster uploads and downloads, and more speed and reliability. View the flyer below for more information and a preregistration QR code.

View the Windstream Kinetic Fiber Internet Flyer
View the Windstream Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) Flyer

Georgia Rental Assistance Program

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is a state agency that supports communities (including local government officials, individuals, and families) with job creation and business development, avenues for safe and affordable housing, and community development. The Georgia DCA has received stimulus funds through the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program and created the Georgia Rental Assistance (GRA) Program.

The Georgia Rental Assistance Program provides financial assistance to eligible tenants, their landlords, and utility providers to cover rent arrears, current and future rent payments, utility payments, and other housing stability expenses. The DCA has created an online portal application for individuals to apply to receive funding or applicants can apply via a paper application. The online portal is

View the Georgia Rental Assistance Notice for more information

Georgia Burn Notification Law Changes

Landowners are no longer required to notify the Georgia Forestry Commission of their intention to burn hand-piled vegetative matter. However, the legal responsibilities of those burning outdoor yard debris will be strengthened. For more information view the notice from the Georgia Forestry Commission or visit the Georgia Forestry Commission's website at

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