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Public Meeting Announcement

All property owners, residents and interested citizens are invited to attend the first public involvement meeting and formal presentation for the Watershed Management Plan for Mountain Oak Creek on Thursday, August 10, 2017.

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The Harris County Board of Commissioners adopted the FY 2017-18 annual budget on June 20, 2017 after many public budget work sessions and much deliberation. Even with a 3% reduction in every department’s budget, the county’s property tax rate will need to increase from 6.14 mills to 8.64 mills, an increase of 41.25%. The portion of the city of West Point in Harris County will need to increase from 3.68 mills to 5.18 mills, an increase of 42.38%. While the county’s property tax rate is proposed to increase, it does not mean that your individual property taxes will increase...

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County to Pave and Resurface Roads

The Board of Commissioners approved installing a water line and paving 0.61 miles of Hardage Road from Lower Blue Springs Road to C.T. Walker Road. Robinson Paving from Columbus was the low bidder at $716,091.35 for the road paving and the county’s Water Works department will install the water line for a cost of about $60,000 for materials.

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Community Center Pool is Now Open

The Community Center Pool is now open after several repairs. The Community Center is opened today (July 3) until 8:00 p.m., will be opened on Tuesday, July 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, July 5 from 10:00 6:00 p.m. Normal hours will begin on Thursday, July 6.

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Meetings & Events

  • Wed, July 26 2017
    Recreation Board
    7:00 pm @ Harris County Community Center, 7509 SR 116, Hamilton, GA 31811

  • Tue, August 01 2017
    Board of Commissioners
    7:00 pm @ Harris County Courthouse, Room 223

  • Thu, August 03 2017
    Council of Fire Chiefs
    7:30 pm @ Extension Service Building, 121 N. College Street, Hamilton, GA 31811