September 7, 2021

GOC recommendations on Police Civilian Oversight Committee coming soon

Athens Police Civilian Oversight Committee

The Government Operations Committee (GOC) is finally preparing to send recommendations on the creation of a Police Civilian Oversight Committee to the full Mayor & Commission. The GOC will be meeting on September 23 with the hopes of sending an ordinance recommendation to the full Mayor & Commission for a vote in October.

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February 22, 2021

Response to fatal crashes on Tallassee Road

In response to the fatal accidents on Tallassee Road, Commissioner Denson and Commissioner Houle requested that staff implement both short and long term actions to ensure the safety of those who travel these roads. ACC staff have quickly created a plan and begun to put steps into action.

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July 7, 2020

UPDATE: ACC Mask Ordinance Passes – ACC Commission to Vote on Mask Ordinance

[read the proposed ordinance here] On Tuesday, July 7 the Athens-Clarke County Commission will vote on a fifth COVID-19 Emergency declaration [see link at bottom] which includes language requiring facial coverings or masks to be worn within Athens-Clarke County “to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus”. If passed, the order will go into effect at 8:00am on Wednesday, July 8.

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