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The regular Hart County BOC Meeting Dates for 2021
The Meeting Times are at 6:00

January 12 & 26
February 9 & 23
March 9 & 23
April 13 & 27
May 11 & 25
June 8 & 22
July 13 & 27
August 10 & 24
September 14 & 28
October 12 & 26
November 9 & 23
December 14 & 28

Hart County Board of Commissioners is seeking candidates to fill the following Board/Authority positions
(current members’ term expires as indicated below). A brief questionnaire can be downloaded from
Authority Questionnaire

or by contacting the Administrative Office @ 800 Chandler Street 706-376-2024.

• AVITA (1 member) (term expires 6/30/2021)
• Board of Health (2 members) (term expires 12/31/2021)
• Board of Tax Assessors (1 members) (term expires 12/31/2021)
• Chestatee-Chattahoochee RC&D (2 members) (term expires 12/31/2021)
• Department of Family & Children Services (2 member) (term expires 6/30/2021)
• Georgia Mountains Regional Commission (2 members) (term expires 6/30/2021)
• Recreation Advisory Board (3 members) (term expires 12/31/2021)

Questionnaire must be submitted to the Administrative Office for the Department of Family & Children Services and Georgia Mtns. RC no later than May 28, 2021
Recreation Advisory Board no later than noon November 1, 2021
all other positions no later than November 29, 2021.

Hart County Board of Commissioners Commissioners is seeking a candidate to fill an unexpired term on the Board of Tax Assessors (term expires 12/31/2023). A brief questionnaire can be downloaded from
Authority Questionnaire
or by contacting the Administrative Office @800 Chandler Street 706-376-2024.

Questionnaire must be submitted to the Administrative Office no later than 3:00 p.m. May 14, 2021 .

FY21 GF Final

Digest History for 2020 for Publication

Amendment to Timber Harvesting
County Ordinance


Notice of Processing Ballots

Click here to read

Order March 16, 2020

In Person Voting

Please Read this Important Message

Avita Community Partners will hold the monthly meeting of the Board of Directors on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 7:00pm. The public is invited to attend. The meeting will be held via teleconference. For teleconference instructions, please contact Dana Sharitt at 678-513-5748 or 1-800-525-8751 or by email

The Hart County Board of Commissioners meeting
March 25, 2021 6:00 P.M. at he Adult Learning Center

The Hart County Board of Assessors will have a called meeting
June 15, 2021 9:00 A.M. at 194 Cade St, Suite A

The Hart County Recreation Advisory Board will meet
June 15, 2021 at 6:00 P.M.

The Franklin-Hart County Airport Authority meeting
will be held June 11, 2019 at 6:00 at the Franklin-Hart County Airport.

The Hart County Industrial Building Authority Called meeting
March 22, 2020 at 5:00 P.M.
Auditorium of Hart EMC

The Hart County Board of Elections and Registration Meeting Notice
November , 2020 at 9:00 A.M. at 182 Cade St, Suite C

The regular quarterly meeting of the Joint Development Authority of Franklin, Hart and Stephens Counties
scheduled to be held Monday, April 26, 2021
Instructions for Zoom Call

There will be a Hart County Fire Department Captains & Officers meeting
Monday January 1, 2021 6:30 at Central Station (1)

The Hart County Board of Commissioners has released
the revised 5-year Comprehensive Plan Adopted March, 2018
Hart County 5-year Comprehensive Plan

The Hart County Board of Commissioners has released
the FY18 Budget and 5-year Tax Notice for
Tax Year 2017 for public review. Click the links below:

FY18 General Fund
FY18 Special Revenue Funds
5 year Notice Tax Year 17

Gateway III Sewer Improvement Project- Water Line Portion
Hart County Industrial Building Authority
Hart County, Georgia
ARC GA-19326

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has conducted a review of the above subject project in accordance with the State's Environmental Review Process (SERP) for Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) projects. The EPD has determined that this project is eligible for a categorical exclusion. Accordingly, the EPD is exempting the project from further substantive environmental review requirements under Georgia's SERP.
The proposed project involves the instillation of 1,610 linear feet of 6" water lines.
This project is eligible for a Categorical Exclusion because it meets the following specific criteria, outlined in the DWSRF SERP: Improvements to existing surface or ground water treatment plants, including improvements to enhance security, which do not add a significant change in treatment capacity. Furthermore:
• The project will not require issuance of a new or modification of an existing ground water or surface water withdrawal permit;
• The project is not known or expected to have a significant adverse effect on the quality of the human environment, either individually,
cumulatively over time, or in conjunction with other Federal, State, local or private actions; • The project is not known or expected to directly or indirectly have a significant adverse effect on: or threatened species; or environmentally
important natural resource areas, such as floodplains, wetlands, important farmlands or aquifer recharge areas; and cultural resource areas,
such as archaeological and historic sites; habitats of endangered species; • The action is cost-effective and is not expected to cause significant public controversy.
This determination shall become effective after thirty (30) days following its distribution by EPD and can be revoked if significant adverse information is made available. The documentation to support this decision is on file with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division and is available for public scrutiny upon request. A copy of the proposed project documentation is also available for review at Hart County Industrial Building Authority.
All interested agencies, groups and persons supporting or disagreeing with this decision are invited to submit written comments, within thirty (30) days of the publish date ofthis notice to:
Georgia Environmental Protection Division
ATTN: John Towe, Environmental Engineer
Drinking Water Program
2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, SE, Suite 1362 East
Atlanta, Georgia 30334-9000
After evaluating the comments received, EPD will make a final decision regarding approval of the project planning documents. No administrative action will be taken on the project for thirty (30) calendar days after publication of this Notice in a local newspaper that serves Hart County, Georgia.

Community Development Block Grant Programs
Date: October 31, 2018

The purpose of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended by Section 915 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (Section 3), is to “ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by certain HUD financial funding shall, to the greatest extent feasible, and consistent with existing Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, be directed toward low and very low-income persons, particularly those who are recipients of government funding for housing and to Business Concerns which provide economic opportunities to low- and very low-income persons.”

The County as a sub-recipient of the Department of Community Affairs Housing and Community Development Funding accepts the responsibility of not only enforcing the Section 3 requirements, but also for pro-actively providing notice, encouraging, and facilitating compliance with Section 3 subject to the definition of a Section 3 Covered Project.

It is anticipated that the following Economic Opportunities will be required for this project:

1. Public Infrastructure Construction
2. Any other business/contractual opportunities related to this project (list)

Those Section 3 Business Concerns or Section 3 Residents interested in this solicitation are requested to contact Holly McBrayer at Hart County Water and Sewer Authority for a Section 3 Solicitation Package (contractors) and/or a Section 3 Self-Certification and Skills Data Form (workers). Holly McBrayer may be contacted at 706-377-4387 or

The County also abides by the following laws as they pertain to HUD Assisted Projects: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 109 of the HCD Act of 1974, Title 1; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act); Section 104(b)(2) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended; Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA); and the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968.