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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Scott Brazell Receives 2018 Outstanding Floodplain Manager Award

From the Georgia Association of Floodplain Management (GAFM)

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that Scott Brazell, Community Rating System (CRS), Erosion & Sedimentation (E & S) Coordinator, has received the 2018 Outstanding Floodplain Manager Award from the Georgia Association...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Camden County Prepares for Hurricane Season with Crisis Leadership & Decision Making Seminar

Last week, the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), through a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), offered the Crisis Leadership & Decision Making seminar to senior officials in Camden County.

Representatives from the Camden County Board of Commissioners, Camden County Fire Rescue, the Camden County Sheriff’s Office, the City of Kingsland, and the City of St. Marys, joined with the Kingsland Police Department, the St. Marys Police Department, t...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Jacobs Engineering Authors 'The Right Place at The Right Time' Report on Spaceport Camden

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., one of the world's largest providers of technical, professional, and construction services has authored a feasibility study on Spaceport Camden titled “The Right Place at The Right Time.”

Jacobs Engineering and its subsidiaries are intimately familiar with the space industry, currently serving as the prime contractor of NASA's Test and Operations Support Contract at Kennedy Space Center.

“Jacobs Engineering knows the space industry and it k...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

FAA Extends Spaceport Camden Draft EIS Comment Period

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it would extend the Spaceport Camden Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) comment period until June 14, 2018.

After hearing comments from the community and the desire for residents to take part in this important process, the Camden County Board of County Commissioners formally requested the FAA extend the total comment period to 90 days on last Thursday. &nbs...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Gubernatorial Candidate Hunter Hill Announces Support for Spaceport Camden

Gubernatorial Candidate and former State Senator, Hunter Hill, offers his support for Spaceport Camden.

Tuesday, at an event on St Simons Island, Gubernatorial Candidate and former State Senator, Hunter Hill, offered his support for Spaceport Camden stating, “Georgia Tech is the number 2 ranked aerospace engineering school in the country and Naval...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Camden County Receives Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) recently announced that the Camden County Board of Commissioners were awarded GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its annual budget for its Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2017.

This is the third consecutive year for Camden County to receive this recognition.

From Left: County Administrator Steve Howard, Commissioner Lannie Brant, Commission Chair Jimmy Starline, Finance Director Nancy Gonzalez, Commissioner Gary Blount, Chief Fin...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Public Notice: Old Jefferson Highway Road Closure

On Friday, March 23, 2018, Old Jefferson Highway will be temporarily closed to through traffic.

This closure will be from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. from the 500 block through the 800 block of Old Jefferson Highway for cross pipe replacement.

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Jacobs Engineering Authors 'The Right Place at The Right Time' Report on Spaceport Camden

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., one of the world's largest providers of technical, professional, and construction services has authored a feasibility study on Spaceport Camden titled “The Right Place at The Right Time.”

Jacobs Engineering and its subsidiaries are intimately familiar with the space industry, currently serving as the prime contractor of NASA's Test and Operations Support Contract at Kennedy Space Center.

“Jacobs Engineering knows the space industry and it k...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

FAA Extends Spaceport Camden Draft EIS Comment Period

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it would extend the Spaceport Camden Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) comment period until June 14, 2018.

After hearing comments from the community and the desire for residents to take part in this important process, the Camden County Board of County Commissioners formally requested the FAA extend the total comment period to 90 days on last Thursday. &nbs...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Gubernatorial Candidate Hunter Hill Announces Support for Spaceport Camden

Gubernatorial Candidate and former State Senator, Hunter Hill, offers his support for Spaceport Camden.

Tuesday, at an event on St Simons Island, Gubernatorial Candidate and former State Senator, Hunter Hill, offered his support for Spaceport Camden stating, “Georgia Tech is the number 2 ranked aerospace engineering school in the country and Naval...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Georgia Association of REALTORS® Commissions Poll on Spaceport Camden

UGA Research Project Finds Broad Support for Space Activities in Coastal Georgia

Trey Hood, Professor of Political Science and Director of the School of Public & International Affairs Survey Research Center at the University of Georgia presented findings on coastal Georgia’s opinions on a proposed spaceport at a meeting ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

FAA Releases Spaceport Camden Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Spaceport Camden has achieved its most significant milestone to date with the release of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

The EIS process for Spaceport Camden began in the fall of 2015 and for the last two and a half years, the FAA has been evaluating the environmental impacts of all proposed construction and operational activities, including those from launches of orbital a...

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Spaceport Camden Signs Memorandum of Understanding with ABL Space Systems

Steve Howard, Camden County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead announced that ABL Space Systems has signed a memorandum of understanding (“MOU”) with Camden County officials to explore future launch operations at Spaceport Camden.

The MOU outlines how ABL Space Systems will work with Spaceport Camden to test, manufacture, assemble, and launch orbital vehicles in Camden County. The MOU is a precursor to a larger definitive agreement to be negotiated and signed no later than July 31,...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Georgia Receives Expanded Role on National Space Council

Vice President Mike Pence, Chairman of the National Space Council, announced individuals selected to serve on the National Space Council’s Users Advisory Group (UAG).

Nominees for the Users Advisory Group include former astronauts, policy makers, military leaders and industry participants. The purpose of the UAG is to “foster close coordination, cooperation, and technology and information exchange” ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Spaceport Camden Project Lead Steve Howard Named Transportation Technology Game Changer

Camden County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead, Steve Howard, has been named one of Georgia’s ten Transportation Technology Game Changers by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).

TAG’s membership includes Georgia’s most innovative technology companies and has become one of Georgia’s premiere economic development engines. With 35,000 members, 2,000 member companies, and more than 200 events per year, T...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Camden County Plans Innovation and Research Park to Complement Spaceport

The Board of Commissioners released a report finding that a Spaceport Camden Innovation and Research Park will lead to expanded job growth and investment benefits for Camden residents, as well as outside aeronautical firms looking to launch new projects.

County leaders requested the analysis from Astralytical, a space analytics firm, to assess the opportunities an aerospace research park would provide. 

The report presents a collection of ideas for the area surrounding Spaceport Camden based on cu...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Spaceport Camden Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Public Comments

Spaceport Camden Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Information

In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is announcing the availability of the Spaceport Camden Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). A copy of the Draft EIS is available here for dow...

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