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Posted on: January 10, 2019

New Board of Elections and Registration Begin Work

As their first item of business, the board selected District 4 Member Joseph Michaels as Chair and District 2 Member Dr. Jannett Bradford as Vice-Chair. The other members of the Board of Elections and Registration include District 1 Member Barbara Hahn, D...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Releases 2019 Hurricane Guide

Included in the guide is information about the 2019 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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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Conducts Hurricane Exercise

Elected officials and staff from Camden County and the cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine made decisions based on the impacts of a fictitious “Hurricane Casey” making landfall along the Georgia-Florida border. Camden County Department of Family ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Camden Residents Encouraged to Take Action during Hurricane Preparedness Week

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County citizens to take time to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season that begins June 1, 2019.

Although Camden County did not receive strong impacts from Hurricanes Florence and Michael ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Disaster Recovery and Redevelopment Plan Approved

This plan seeks to provide a framework to guide and support decision-making and implementation of recovery and redevelopment operations for natural and human-caused disasters. 

The DRRP was prepared over many months’ work with local, regional, and...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Take Action during Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2019

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) has declared February 4-8, 2019, to be Severe Weather Preparedness Week and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County citizens to take time to learn about possible severe weather...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Conducts Active Shooter Exercise

On Thursday, January 24th, the Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) brought together Camden County Schools, the Camden County Sheriff’s Office, Camden County Fire Rescue, as well as Kingsland and St. Marys police and fire officials for an inten...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Camden County Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The award represents a significant achievement by the entity. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. In order to receive the budget award, the entity had to satisfy nationall...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Finance
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Camden County Receives Grant for Interns

The $3,346 grant will assist in funding two interns for summer 2019. One intern will work for the Camden County Board of Commissioners in the Administration Department and one will work in the Finance & Budget Department.

The GCIP offers internship exp...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Finance

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Emergency Medical Services Recognized

The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) along with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) partner to lead the nationwide EMS Week activities. With a theme of EMS Strong: Beyond the Call, 2019 is the 45th Annual Natio...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Celebrates Firefighter Recruit Graduation

Dilan Ashley, Shaila Campbell, Chris Kelley, Bailey Moore, Keenan Parish, Cristian Rivera, and Cameron Wilkinson were recognized at a graduation ceremony held last week.  

Chief Mike Carver with Georgia-Pacific charged the new firefighter recruit ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Camden County Receives Flood Mitigation Assistance

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

The $95,714 grant will assist in the acquisition, demolition, and clearance of a repetitive loss property.

We are happy to receive this funding from FEMA and GEMA,” said Scott Brazell, Community Rating System (CRS), Erosion & Sedimentation (E & S) ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Camden County Receives Grant for Interns

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP) funds from the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG).

The $3,346 grant will assist in funding two interns for summer 2019. One intern will work for the Camden County Board of Commissioners in the Administration Department and one will work in the Finance & Budget Department.

The GCIP offers internship exp...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Disaster Recovery and Redevelopment Plan Approved

At their February 5, 2019, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners approved the Disaster Recovery and Redevelopment Plan (DRRP).

This plan seeks to provide a framework to guide and support decision-making and implementation of recovery and redevelopment operations for natural and human-caused disasters. 

The DRRP was prepared over many months’ work with local, regional, and...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Camden County Receives Grant to Replant Trees

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of an award from the Georgia Urban Forest Council’s Georgia ReLeaf Program.

The $2,315 grant will be used to purchase approximately eighty (80) trees to be planted in parks throughout the county.

During Hurricanes Matthew and Irma, Camden County parks lost approximately 110 trees. The new trees will be planted in five Camden Count...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Commissioner Lannie Brant Recognized

ACCG, Georgia’s County Association, recently awarded Camden County District 1 Commissioner Lannie Brant with a certificate for successfully completing the core requirements in the Lifelong Learning Academy.

For more than two decades ACCG and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia, have collaborated to offer supplemental training and educational tools in the Lifelong Learning Academy. With abundant courses to choose from, every c...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Home
Posted on: June 21, 2019

19 Local Residents Graduate from Citizens' Academy

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the recent graduation of 19 local residents from the Spring 2019 Citizens’ Academy Class.

The graduation ceremony took place in Woodbine on Thursday, June 20, 2019. All graduates were presented with a Certificate of Completion.

The Citizens’ Academy is a 10-session interactive program designed to familiarize the general public with th...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Releases 2019 Hurricane Guide

Camden County’s Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has released its 2019 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 2019 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: May 31, 2019

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Conducts Hurricane Exercise

On May 30th, the Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) activated their Emergency Operations Center for a hurricane exercise in preparation for the upcoming season beginning June 1, 2019.

Elected officials and staff from Camden County and the cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine made decisions based on the impacts of a fictitious “Hurricane Casey” making landfall along the Georgia-Florida border. Camden County D...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Cindy Daniels Recognized as Employee of the Quarter

At their May 7, 2019, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners recognized Cindy Daniels as Employee of the Quarter.

This selection was made by the Camden County Government Employee Recognition Committee after receiving nominations from Camden County employees.

In his nomination of Cindy, Planning and Development Director Joey Yacobacci described her as “helpfu...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Planning & Development
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Camden County Earns National Achievement Award

Camden County, Georgia has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.

“I am very excited about the announcement of Camden County’s latest National Achievement Award.  We work hard to implement best practices to provide excellence in public service,” said County Administrator Steve Howard. “This accomplishment recog...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Planning & Development
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Joint Addressing System Ordinance and Manual Recognized

Coastal Regional Commission receives award for Camden County project.

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) has awarded a 2018 Innovation Award to the Coastal Regional Commission (CRC) for their work on the Camden County Joint Addres...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Planning & Development

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Camden County Welcomes New Public Works Director

Camden County Administrator, Steve Howard announced today that Mark Patrick, the County Engineer for the Newton County Board of Commissioners has been hired as the new Public Works Director for Camden County.

In this role, Mr. Patrick will be responsible for duties to include, but not limited to: the maintenance, repair, and minor construction of the County transportation system, as well as, drainage maintenance and management.

Mr. Patrick has over 30 years of ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Public Works

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

26th Annual Kids Fishing Derby

From 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., children 16 years and under are invited to participate in this year’s event at the SR-110 landfill in Woodbine. 

Utilizing a Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) program that stocks this pond and others th...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Solid Waste

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Spaceport Camden Named a Top Infrastructure Project in the United States

Global infrastructure strategy firm, CG/LA Infrastructure, has named Spaceport Camden to its Strategic 50 U.S. Infrastructure Projects list.

The list identifies, selects, and ranks the priority infrastructure projects in the United States essential for creating jobs, competitiveness, and economic growth. All of the projects selected by CG/LA Infrastructure are positioned to harness strong supp...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: March 25, 2019

Public Notice: Activity Around Future Location of Spaceport Camden Planned for March 30 and March 31

Students from Georgia Tech’s Yellow Jacket Space Program (YJSP) will be in Camden County on Saturday, March 30 and potentially Sunday March 31 for a low altitude, Class II amateur rocket test at the proposed site of Spaceport Camden.

This test will not be open to the general public. No road or waterway closures are anticipated for this activity. 

The YJSP launch is a testbed for avionics systems and control algorithms designed by aerospace engineering students at Georgia Tech....

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: January 29, 2019

Camden County Georgia Submits Launch Site Operator License Application to FAA

Today, the Camden County Board of Commissioners formally submitted its application for a Launch Site Operator License (LSOL) to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation.

The successful submission of the LSOL marks more than three years of work to comply with the detailed regulatory requirements necessary to conduct orbital and suborbital launches from southeast Georgia.

“This is a massive milestone for Camden Cou...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Spaceport Camden 2018 Highlights

2018 was an important year for Spaceport Camden as it moves closer to final submission of its Launch Site Operators License (LSOL) Application to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Below are highlights of the major milestones accomplished in 2018. 

  • March 2018 - Camden County signs Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ABL Space Systems to explore future launch operations at Spaceport Camden.
  • March 2018 - Poll from the Univer...
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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness

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 2019 Camden County Hurrica...

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Hurricane Preparedness Spotlight

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Board of Tax Assessors

The Camden County Board of Tax Assessors is a five-member board that is appointed by majority vote of the Camden County Board of Commissioners. Each County Commissioner shall nominate a member of the Board of Tax Assessors according to the district alloca...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Tax Assessor

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