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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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Discard Old Prescription Drugs Safely

The Harris County Sheriff, in conjunction with the Council on Alcohol and Drugs, Inc., have established a medical drop box to accept outdated or unneeded pharmaceuticals in a safe manner. This drop box is located in the lobby of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office located at 9825 Georgia Highway 116 in Hamilton and is available 24/7/365.

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Meetings & Events

  • Wed, February 28 2018
    Recreation Board
    7:00 pm @ Harris County Community Center, 7509 SR 116, Hamilton, GA 31811

  • Thu, March 01 2018
    Council of Fire Chiefs
    7:30 pm @ Extension Service Building, 121 N. College Street, Hamilton, GA 31811

  • Tue, March 06 2018
    Board of Commissioners
    7:00 pm @ Harris County Courthouse, Room 223

  • Thu, March 08 2018
    Board of Tax Assessors
    8:30 am @ Harris County Courthouse, Room 120, 102 N. College Street Hamilton, GA 31811

  • Thu, March 08 2018
    Airport Committee
    10:00 am @ Harris County Airport, 789 Sky Meadow Drive, Pine Mountain, GA 31822