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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Camden County Receives Grant for Weather Stations

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA).

The $4,672 grant will assist in purchasing and installing six weather stations.

“We are working with our local communities to give them the latest communication tools that are labor and time savers allowing them to focus on being ready to respond...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

14 Local Residents Graduate from Citizens' Academy

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the recent graduation of 14 local residents from the Spring 2018 Citizens’ Academy Class.

The graduation ceremony took place in Woodbine on Thursday, June 21, 2018. All graduates were presented with a Certificate of Completion.

The Citizens’ Academy is an 11-session interactive program designed to familiarize the general public with t...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Substantial Momentum for Spaceport Camden as Draft EIS Comment Period Closes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) formally closed the comment period on the Spaceport Camden Draft Environmental Impact Statement on June 14, 2018.

In the waning weeks of this comment period, a substantial number of supportive comments from influential voices throughout Georgia and the United States were submitted to the FAA.  In particular, the entire Georgia Congressional delegation - incl...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Public Notice: Old Jefferson Highway Road Closure

On Friday, June 22, 2018, Old Jefferson Highway will be temporarily closed through traffic.

This closure will be from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. from the 100 block through the 500 block of Old Jefferson Highway for cross pipe replacement.

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Lang Creek Bridge Opens

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is excited to announce the opening of the Lang Creek Bridge in central Camden County. Located in District 2, east of Exit 14, the Lang Creek crossing was destroyed during Hurricane Irma.

Since last fall, Camden County officials, led by Interim Public Works Director Robert Strickland and Senior Project Manager Mercy Thompson, have been working through the approval process with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Camden County Presents Outstanding Community Service Award

At their meeting earlier this week, the Camden County Board of Commissioners presented Outstanding Community Service Awards to siblings Braden and Lauren Bonney for the creation of the Elaine Bonney Little Free Library.

Additionally, County Administrator Steve Howard presented two books to be added to the library.

Named in honor of their grandmother, Lauren collected nearly 500 books to stock the three-foot by three-foot structure built by Braden as part of his Boy Scout ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Camden County Hosts Flag Disposal Box

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the placement of a flag disposal box outside of the Tax Commissioner’s Office inside the Government Services Complex in Woodbine.

Led by Reid Fournet, as part of his Eagle Scout project, flag disposal boxes are being placed across Camden County for residents to retire their worn, tattered, ripped, or soiled flags.

"We are thrilled to host a flag disposal box in our Woodbine offi...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Releases 2018 Hurricane Guide

Camden County’s Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has released its 2018 Hurricane Guide. The online guide, available on Camden County’s website at camdencountyga.gov, has information to help local residents prepare for hurricane season.

Included in the guide is information about the 2018 Hurricane Forecast, preparing for hurricanes, CodeRED, and the Camden County Unified Hurricane Re-Entry Plan. Additionally, there is information about hurricane hazards and the Camden County Health Depar...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Camden County Fire Rescue Successfully Maintains ISO 4 Rating

The Insurance Services Organization (ISO) has completed its most recent review of Camden County Fire Rescue and affirmed the department’s Public Protection Classification (PPC) of 04/10.

Most U.S. insurers of home and business properties use ISO’s PPC in calculating premiums. In general, the price of insurance in a community with a lower PPC rating is less than in a community with a high PPC, assuming all other factors are equal...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Camden County Fire Rescue Adds New Engine to Fleet

Camden County Fire Rescue is pleased to announce the latest addition to its fleet.

A 2018 4-Door Freightliner E-ONE Pumper, Engine 17, recently came into service for the residents of Camden County. This is the fifth new fire engine purchased with SPLOST VII funds and it will be housed in Waverly at Station 17 in northern Camden County.

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Substantial Momentum for Spaceport Camden as Draft EIS Comment Period Closes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) formally closed the comment period on the Spaceport Camden Draft Environmental Impact Statement on June 14, 2018.

In the waning weeks of this comment period, a substantial number of supportive comments from influential voices throughout Georgia and the United States were submitted to the FAA.  In particular, the entire Georgia Congressional delegation - incl...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

ABL Space Systems Visits Camden County

ABL Space Systems visited Camden County on May 7, 2018.

Camden County Joint Development Authority (JDA) Executive Director, James Coughlin along with County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead, Steve Howard welcomed ABL CEO, Harry O’Hanley and CFO Dan Piemont to Camden County on Monday to...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue of Georgia Endorse Spaceport Camden

In a joint letter to Acting FAA Administrator, Dan Elwell, United States Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue offered their support for Spaceport Camden.

In their letter the Senators stated, “[Spaceport Camden] is important to the economic future of coastal Georgia and represents an excellent opportunity to augment America’s space launch capability,” and go on to note that “Spaceport Camden will advance a ...

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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: June 13, 2018

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Atlantic Hurricane Season is from June 1st - November 30th. As a coastal community, it is important that all Camden County residents take steps to plan ahead before tropical weather is projected to affect our area.  The 2018 Camden County Hurrica...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

2018-2023-2033 Strategic Plan

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The Strategic Plan is a five-year, outcome-based set of goals with specific issues and projects that need to be addressed by the County, all with measurable objectives.

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