January 9, 2020

Request to create Low-Income Homestead Exemption passed by Athens-Clarke Mayor & Commission!

On January 7, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor & Commission unanimously passed a resolution formally requesting the creation of a homestead exemption for Athens homeowners with a household income at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level. Commissioner Tim Denson worked with Mayor Kelly Girtz, Rep. Spencer Frye, and ACC staff to draft the resolution (which you can read at …

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May 22, 2019

Athens-Clarke County Commits to 100 Percent Clean & Renewable Energy

Last night the Athens-Clarke County Commission unanimously voted to adopt a resolution to move 100% of ACC’s energy use to clean & renewable energy by 2035! The resolution makes these 5 commitments: 1: The Unified  Government of Athens‐Clarke  County will obtain 100% of its  energy needs from clean and renewable energy sources produced on‐or‐for Unified Government properties by  2035, and …

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