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Hardage Road Paving Update

The Hardage Road paving project is well underway with Robinson Paving clearing the roadway in anticipation of paving. The Board of County Commissioners approved paving Hardage Road from Lower Blue Springs Road to C.T. Walker Road, a distance of 0.61 miles. The county’s Water Works Department will also install a water line to serve the area with water service and fire protection. This road improvement project will have a total cost of about $776,091 with $716,091 allocated from SPLOST-2009 for paving and $60,000 allocated from SPLOST-2014 for the installation of the water line and fire hydrants.  The entire project...

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Harris County Public Library Update

The new county library is under construction on SR 116 adjacent to the county’s community center in Hamilton. The new 15,000 square foot library will be three times as large as the current library on N. College Street. The new state-of-the-art library will contain many amenities including children areas, teen rooms, adult area, computer lab, maker space, three conference rooms, business center, a 45-50 seat meeting space, staff offices, plenty of comfortable seating, internet, and an outside patio. The $5.1M library construction is being funded by SPLOST-2009, SPLOST-2014, state funds, and generous public donations. The new library is scheduled...

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New County Chief Financial Officer

Harris County government welcomes new Chief Financial Officer, Clint Chastain. Mr. Chastain began work with the county’s Finance Department during March 2017 under contract with Severn Trent and has now transferred to full-time employment with the county as of August 1. Mr. Chastain has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Kennesaw State University and has 13 years of public sector accounting experience serving as Finance Director/City Clerk for the City of Thomaston, Assistant Controller, Controller, and Interim Director of Financial Services for Gordon State College in Barnesville, staff accountant for Mauldin & Jenkins, CPA, and staff auditor...

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ACQUISITION OF GOVERNMENTAL FUND ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE

RFP: ACQUISITION OF GOVERNMENTAL FUND ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE Harris County is requesting proposals from qualified consultants for the acquisition of Governmental Fund Accounting Software. Proposal documents can be obtained by contacting Nancy McMichael, County Clerk, at 706-628-4958 or via email at nmcmichael@harriscountyga.gov. Response envelopes must be sealed and bear the notation “PROPOSAL: ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE 2017”, be addressed to the attention of County Clerk, Harris County Board of Commissioners, 104 North College Street, PO Box 365, Hamilton, Georgia 31811-0365, and be received by 2:00 PM, Friday, September 1, 2017, at which time only the names of the firms responding to the...

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MOWER REQUEST FOR QUOTES

MOWER REQUEST FOR QUOTES Harris County is requesting quotes for two (2) new, unused zero turn riding lawn mowers for the Recreation Department and the Prison. Documents, which contain the specifications and quote form that must be used in submitting a quote, can be obtained by contacting Nancy McMichael, County Clerk, at 706-628-4958 or via email at nmcmichael@harriscountyga.gov. Responses envelopes must be sealed and bear the notation “QUOTE: MOWERS 2017”, be addressed to the attention of County Clerk, Harris County Board of Commissioners, 104 North College Street, PO Box 365, Hamilton, Georgia 31811-0365, and be received by 2:00 PM,...

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Meetings & Events

  • Wed, September 27 2017
    Recreation Board
    7:00 pm @ Harris County Community Center, 7509 SR 116, Hamilton, GA 31811

  • Tue, October 03 2017
    Board of Commissioners
    7:00 pm @ Harris County Courthouse, Room 223

  • Thu, October 05 2017
    Council of Fire Chiefs
    7:30 pm @ Extension Service Building, 121 N. College Street, Hamilton, GA 31811