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Posted on: March 26, 2020

AN ORDINANCE DECLARING A STATE OF EMERGENCY ARISING BECAUSE OF COVID-19

The Walton County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed an ordinance declaring a state of emergency arising because of COVID-19 and taking immediate emergency measures.  To view this ordinance, click here

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Walton County BOC to Hold Emergency Audio Meeting to Adopt Emergency Ordinance because of COVID-19

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The Board of Commissioners will be holding an emergency audio meeting today at noon to adopt the Ordinance Declaring a State of Emergency because of COVID-19. A copy of the proposed ordinance is available on the website at https://go.boarddo...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

WALTON COUNTY TAX COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Monroe, GA – In light of recent developments with the spread of the COVID-19 virus and rapidly changing protocols as issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and in light of states of...
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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Walton County Recreation Department to Extend the Suspension of Recreational Activities

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Walton County GovernmentOffice of Public InformationMonroe, Georgia 30655

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 24, 2020Media Contact: Patrice Broughton770-267-1979www.waltoncountyga.gov

Walton County Recreation Department to Extend the Suspension of All O...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Coronavirus Rumor Control

The purpose of this FEMA page is to help the public distinguish between rumors and facts regarding the response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Rumors can easily circulate within communities during a crisis, stay informed with our updated myth vs. fac...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Walton County Extension Office Closed to the Public

The Walton County Extension Office will be closed to the public beginning Monday, March 23, 2020. Please contact the Extension Office with questions by phone (770-267-1324) or email (uge1297@uga.edu). As of now, we are still offering water, soil, and fora...
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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Walton County Recycling Center Closed to Foot Traffic

Effective Monday, March 23rd the Walton County Recycling Center will be open for recycling only. Our scales for disposal will be closed until further notice.

Please call us at 770-267-1421 if you have any questions.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Walton County Animal Control Closed to Foot Traffic

All offices will be closed to foot traffic. Please contact animal control by phone (770-267-1322) or email (wcanimal@co.walton.ga.us), to schedule an appointment. 
Animal drop-offs of strays and owner surrenders are available by appointment only. ...
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Posted on: March 20, 2020

TAX ASSESSORS INFORMATION DURING COVID-19 SHUTDOWN

TAX ASSESSORS INFORMATION DURING COVID-19 SHUTDOWN: 

Attention Walton County Property Owners:

With the Government building being closed, we still want to provide options for property owners to file for their Homestead Exemption or Conservation Use ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Walton County Government Closes Offices and Outlying Buildings to Foot Traffic

NEWS RELEASEWalton County GovernmentMonroe, Georgia 30655

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 20, 2020www.waltoncountyga.gov

Walton County Government Closes Offices and Outlying Buildings to Foot Traffic

 The Coronavirus is rapidly spreading across the count...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Joint Statement from Municipal and County Governments of Walton County

Joint Statement from Municipal and County Governments of Walton County

On Monday, March 16, 2020, Chairman Little met with city officials to discuss the coronavirus and its impact on county and city operations.

EMA Director Carl Morrow led this meeting and ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Probate Court Press Release

Public Health State of Emergency Order

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Superior Courts Press Release

SUPERIOR COURTS PRESS RELEASE

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Public Notice from the Planning and Development Department

In light of concerns over COVID-19, the Planning and Development Department requests that visits to the office be limited as much as possible over the next two (2) weeks. During this time, we will make the purchasing of building permits and business licen...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Presidential Preference Primary Postponed

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Due to mounting concerns over the Covid-19 Virus and the current State of Emergency, Secretary Raffensperger has moved the Presidential Preference Primary (and attached special elections) from March 24, 2020, to coincide with the State Prima...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Public Notice from Walton County Courts

Public Notice from Walton County Courts:

According to Chief Judge John Ott, the court system in Walton County will remain open and conduct business as usual.

According to Judge Samuel Ozburn, the jury trial scheduled for Monday, March 16, 2020, will be cont...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Renew Tags Online or at Loganville Kiosk

From the Tax/Tag Commissioner’s Office:
Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, the Tax/Tag Office is encouraging all taxpayers to conduct their business with the Department through online services, if possible. The Department offers a number...
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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Walton County Recreation Department Suspends All Organized Activities

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Walton County GovernmentOffice of Public InformationMonroe, Georgia 30655

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 12, 2020Media Contact: Patrice Broughton770-267-1979www.waltoncountyga.gov

Walton County Recreation Department to Suspend All Organized Recreati...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Walton County State of the County

Dear Fellow Citizens,

Walton County is a great place to live and work. It is truly an honor to serve the citizens as the Chairman. The Board of Commissioners and I work hard to keep taxes low in the County, as well as to provide the services that are neede...

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