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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Bryan-Lang Historical Archives

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Bryan-Lang Historical Archives Board of Directors.

The Bryan-Lang Historical Archives is a research-only facility that provides basic and advanced searches for information pertaining to Camden County. The Board of Directors has the responsibility and authority to decide general policies of the Bryan-Lang ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Public Notice: Advance In-Person Voting Opportunities for Kingsland Special Election

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) is pleased to announce Advance In-Person Voting opportunities beginning Monday, February 22, 2021.

Registered voters in the City of Kingsland are eligible to vote in the March 16, 2021 Special Election to fill the unexpired term of Council Post #3.

Advance In-Person VotingMonday, February 22, 2021 – Friday, March 12, 20218:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.Weekday...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: October 7, 2020

$34,000 Grant Awarded for Election Expenses

At their October 6, 2020, regular meeting teleconference, the Camden County Board of Commissioners accepted a grant from the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL) to ensure a safe and secure election as a result of COVID-19.

The $34,195.50 in funding will be used for specific administrative costs associated with the election.

"We are receiving a record number of absentee ballots which require additional staff hours to process,” said Elections Supervisor Shannon Nettles. “...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: September 17, 2020

National Voter Registration Day Recognized

After their recent regular meeting teleconference, the Camden County Board of Commissioners issued a proclamation recognizing Tuesday, September 22, 2020, and the fourth Tuesday of every September, as National Voter Registration Day.

Staff members of the Camden County Board of Elections and Registration (BoER) are joining thousands of national, state, and local organizations by participating in events and activities recognizing National Voter Registration Day.

“We are excited...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Public Notice: Absentee Ballot Request Portal Opens

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) is pleased to announce a new opportunity for registered voters to request an Absentee Ballot for the November 3rd General Election.

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger opened the Absentee Ballot Request portal in late August. On the new site, https://ballotrequest.sos.ga.gov, Georgia voters with a driver’s license or state ID card are able to request an absentee ba...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Take Action during Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2021

Severe Weather Preparedness Week is February 1 - 5, 2021.

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) has declared February 1-5, 2021, 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: December 4, 2020

Take Action during Winter Weather Preparedness Week

December 7-11, 2020, is Winter Weather Preparedness Week and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) encourages all Camden County citizens to learn how to take proper precautions for possible inclement weather emergencies.

“Although we do not experience much severe winter weather in Camden County, we want to encourage all residents to plan and prepare for the possibility,” said Camden County EMA Director Chuck White. “We’re hopeful these tools will enable our citizens to pr...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Take Action during Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is joining with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) to encourage local citizens to take time to learn more about staying cyber secure.

“Cyber Security Awareness Month is a great opportunity for Camden County citizens to learn how to protect themselves before a cyber-attack occurs,” said Camden County EMA Director Chuck White. “We encourage preparedness for all emergencies and taking the ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Camden County Residents Encouraged to Take Action during National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County citizens to take time to prepare for natural disasters and emergencies.

With the theme of “Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today,” the goal of National Preparedness Month is to increase the overall number of individuals, families, and communities that engage in preparedness actions at home, ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Citizen Input Requested for Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is working to update the Camden County, Georgia Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.

The updated plan seeks to better protect the people and property of the county from the effects of natural and human caused hazards and to maintain eligibility for mitigation funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). As part of the plan...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency

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Finance

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Quarterly Financial Review - 2nd Quarter FY 2021 (PDF)

Presentation for February 2, 2021, Board of Commissioners Meeting

Quarterly Financial Review-2nd Quarter FY21 (PDF) Finance
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Camden County Receives Certificate of Achievement

Government Finance Officers Association awards Camden County a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Camden County for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Finance

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Camden County Fire Rescue Graduates New Firefighters

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that seven members of Recruit Class 2020-05 have completed their Basic Firefighter requirements.

Ulysses Carswell, Jeremy Griffin, Cody Herrin, Daniel Lalkas, Matthew Liddell, Brett Miller, and Erik Wright were recognized at a graduation ceremony held last week along with Doug Flowers and Devin Kennedy of the St. Marys Fire Department.

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Kitchen Fire Safety Highlighted during Fire Prevention Week

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) is joining the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in celebrating October 4-10, 2020, as Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme is, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!”

The campaign works to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  

According to NFPA, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries in the United States. ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Flood Awareness Tool Available for Camden County

A Flood Awareness Tool is now available on the Camden County website to assist users with making educated decisions about potential flooding.

Approximately 35% or 17,000 of Camden County’s residents live within the 100-year floodplain. Three coastal rivers flow through the County, and 50% of the land is classified as wetlands. Camden experiences the effects of sea level rise, storm surge, regul...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Flood Protection
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Camden County Recertified as a Class 6

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that Camden County received recertification of its current rating as a Class 6 in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS).

In 2020, Camden County successfully achieved a five-year designation as a Class 6 and the floodplain management activities implemented qualify unincorporated Camden County residents for a 20 percent discount on flood insurance premiums for NFIP policies i...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Flood Protection

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

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 $4,015.20 grant will assist in funding two interns for summer 2021. One intern will work for the Camden County Board of Commissioners in Administration and one will work in Public Works. These two internship positions are in addition to two positions ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: October 7, 2020

$34,000 Grant Awarded for Election Expenses

At their October 6, 2020, regular meeting teleconference, the Camden County Board of Commissioners accepted a grant from the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL) to ensure a safe and secure election as a result of COVID-19.

The $34,195.50 in funding will be used for specific administrative costs associated with the election.

"We are receiving a record number of absentee ballots which require additional staff hours to process,” said Elections Supervisor Shannon Nettles. “...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Planning Staff Obtains ICC Certifications

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the recent obtainment of International Code Council (ICC) certifications by two members of the Planning & Development Department staff.

Building Inspector Ernest “Petie” Kemp received his Residential Building Inspector certification and Planning & Development Clerk Cassandra Turpin received her Permit Technician and Zoning Inspector certifications. 

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Flood Awareness Tool Available for Camden County

A Flood Awareness Tool is now available on the Camden County website to assist users with making educated decisions about potential flooding.

Approximately 35% or 17,000 of Camden County’s residents live within the 100-year floodplain. Three coastal rivers flow through the County, and 50% of the land is classified as wetlands. Camden experiences the effects of sea level rise, storm su...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

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 $4,015.20 grant will assist in funding two interns for summer 2021. One intern will work for the Camden County Board of Commissioners in Administration and one will work in Public Works. These two internship positions are in addition to two positions ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Bryan-Lang Historical Archives

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Bryan-Lang Historical Archives Board of Directors.

The Bryan-Lang Historical Archives is a research-only facility that provides basic and advanced searches for information pertaining to Camden County. The Board of Directors has the responsibility and authority to decide general policies of the Bryan-Lang ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Public Notice: Advance In-Person Voting Opportunities for Kingsland Special Election

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) is pleased to announce Advance In-Person Voting opportunities beginning Monday, February 22, 2021.

Registered voters in the City of Kingsland are eligible to vote in the March 16, 2021 Special Election to fill the unexpired term of Council Post #3.

Advance In-Person VotingMonday, February 22, 2021 – Friday, March 12, 20218:00 a.m. until 5:00 p...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Take Action during Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2021

Severe Weather Preparedness Week is February 1 - 5, 2021.

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) has declared February 1-5, 2021, 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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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Planning Staff Obtains ICC Certifications

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the recent obtainment of International Code Council (ICC) certifications by two members of the Planning & Development Department staff.

Building Inspector Ernest “Petie” Kemp received his Residential Building Inspector certification and Planning & Development Clerk Cassandra Turpin received her Permit Technician and Zoning Inspector certifications. 

“I am extremely proud of bo...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Planning & Development

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Coastal Health District Shifts to Regional COVID-19 Testing Sites

Local Health Departments Increase COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Beginning February 1st, all COVID-19 testing services by the Coastal Health District will shift to two regional testing sites. All testing through public health will be offered in Chatham and Glynn Counties. Public Health will no longer offer COVID-19 tes...

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Full Press Release from Coastal Health District Public Health

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Over $1.8 Million Approved for Camden County Road Projects and Equipment

At their recent regular meeting teleconference, the Camden County Board of Commissioners approved over $993,000 in paving and equipment purchases.

This follows the August 2020 approval of over $222,000 in paving and over $621,000 in improvement projects for seventeen (17) roads across unincorporated Camden County. 

“We are thankful for the support of the Board of Commissioners,” said Public ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Public Works

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Georgia Ranked #1 for Aerospace Manufacturing and Camden County Best for Space Launch

Separate studies from the consulting giant PwC and Georgia Southern University’s Center for Business Analytics and Economic Research (CBAER) demonstrate the business attractiveness of Spaceport Camden.

PwC’s 2020 Aerospace manufacturing attractiveness rankings (PDF) lists the State of Georgia as the number one state in the country for aerospace manufacturing. According to the report, “[Georgia’s Aerospace and Defense] workforce of 108,000 is employed by...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Georgia Southern University Shows Massive Tourism Boom for Spaceport Camden

Camden County and the Center for Business Analytics and Economic Research (CBAER) at Georgia Southern University has released a new study on the economic impact of space tourism on coastal Georgia.

The report estimates that a single launch could attract approximately 4,000-5,000 visitors to the area. CBAER estimates that 38 to 45 jobs connected to tourism and hospitality would be supported long-term by the project as well. While there would be some ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

2021-2026-2036 Strategic Plan

2021-2026-2036 Strategic Plan

The Camden County Board of Commissioners adopted the 2021-2026-2036 Strategic Plan and 2021 Action Agenda at their January 12, 2021, regular meeting. The Strategic Plan is a five-year, outcome-based set of goals with specific issues and projects that need...

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2021-2026-2036 Strategic Plan Spotlight
Posted on: January 15, 2021

2020 Annual Report

Camden County 2020 Annual Report

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to release their 2020 Annual Report. This report summarizes several accomplishments achieved by Camden County government during 2020.

“Even with the obstacles brought by the COVID-19 Pandemic, I...

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2020 Annual Report Spotlight
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Camden County Earns National Achievement Award

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2020 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.

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