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County Purchases New Fire Truck for Ellerslie VFD

A new 2017 Freightliner/Pierce fire truck has been delivered to the Ellerslie Volunteer Fire Department. The new two-door, three-person fire truck has a 1,000-gallon poly tank, a 1,500-gallon per minute pump, and an assortment of hoses and equipment. The $322,000 fire truck was purchased using SPLOST-2014 funds and Ellerslie VFD funds. The new truck is a great addition to the VFD fleet and is scheduled to be operational during...

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State Route 103 to be Improved

State Route 103 in Northwest Harris County is scheduled to be improved with a new passing lane beginning at Progress Parkway and extending 1.4 miles north to Old West Point Road. Since this is a state route, the Georgia Department of Transportation is coordinating this project. The work is expected to begin during late 2017 starting with utility relocations then construction will begin and continue until the summer of 2018. McCoy Grading, Inc. was awarded this project with a bid of $2.9M using state...

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County Begins SPLOST Continuation Plans

Originally posted October 19, this post includes the updated SPLOST-2019 Proposal. The county’s current Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) will end on March 31, 2019 and the Board of County Commissioners is preparing plans to ask the voters to continue the SPLOST for an additional six years beginning April 1, 2019 and ending March 31, 2025. The Board has tentatively scheduled an election for May 22, 2018. The county met with all the five cities located within the county on September 19, 2017 to begin the process to determine their capital needs and again on October 16,...

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Airport Fencing Bid Request

REQUEST FOR BIDS: AIRPORT PERIMETER SECURITY & WILDLIFE FENCING Sealed bids for the installation of perimeter security and wildlife fencing at the Harris County Airport in Pine Mountain, GA, will be received by Harris County Board of Commissioners in the Commissioners’ Office, 104 North College Street, Hamilton, GA 31811, until 2:00 PM on Thursday, December 21, 2017, after which they will be immediately thereafter publicly opened and read aloud. Bids must be in a sealed envelope, addressed to Harris County Board of Commissioners, Attn: Nancy McMichael, County Clerk, 104 North College Street, PO Box 365, Hamilton, GA 31811-0365. Bid envelope...

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Prison CCTV System Upgrade

PRISON CCTV SYSTEM UPGRADE BID REQUEST Harris County is accepting bids for the installation of a Closed Circuit TV System upgrade at the Harris County Prison, located at 9983 GA Highway 116, Hamilton, GA. Bidders must be pre-qualified per the bid contracting requirements, and pre-qualification deadline is November 28 at 2:00 PM. Mandatory pre-bid conference of qualified bidders will be held at 2:30 PM, Monday, December 11, 2017 in the Conference Room of the Commissioners Office, located at 104 North College Street, Hamilton, GA. Project start date will be specified in the Notice to Proceed and must be completed...

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Bid Request-Guardrail Installation

Harris County is accepting bids for guardrail installation on two roads in Harris County, per current Georgia DOT Standards and Specifications. Bidders must be unconditionally qualified prospective bidders in accordance with the Rules of the Georgia Department of Transportation. Mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, November 13, 2017 in the Conference Room of the Commissioners Office, located at 104 North College Street, Hamilton, GA. Project must begin by December 11, 2017, and be completed by March 30, 2018. The bid package, which includes details and bid form that must be used in submitting a bid,...

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Meetings & Events

  • Thu, November 23 2017
    County Holiday: Offices Closed
    12:00 am @

  • Fri, November 24 2017
    Day After Thanksgiving Holiday
    12:00 am @

  • Tue, December 05 2017
    Board of Commissioners
    7:00 pm @ Harris County Courthouse, Room 223