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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Camden County Receives Coastal Incentive Grant

Grant Funded by Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the United States Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of a Coastal Incentive Grant from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the United States Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Camden County Fire Rescue Receives Assistance to Firefighters Grant

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Camden County Fire Rescue an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). This funding will give CCFR the opportunity to send approximately twenty (20) Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) to paramedic school.

The main goal of the AFG is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire-related hazards by providing direct financial assistance to eligible fire departments, non affiliated Emergency Medical Services organizations, and State...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Camden County Fire Rescue Receives Grant for Emergency Medical Technician Basic Course

The Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services (GAEMS) has awarded Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) a grant to help pay for an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) course.

This program is made possible by State of Georgia funding provided through the Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission.

Instructors from Camden County Fire Rescue and the St. Marys Fire Department are leading this class of firefighters from both departments...

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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: September 21, 2018

Camden County Receives Coastal Incentive Grant

Grant Funded by Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the United States Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of a Coastal Incentive Grant from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the United States Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Continues to Monitor Tropical Activity

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) will continue to monitor Hurricane Florence for possible impacts to our local area.

Some of the effects from the storm may be in the form of increased wave activity, strong rip currents, and minor coastal flooding to include coastal erosion at high tides over the next few days. 

We are in peak hurricane season, and all Camden Cou...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Camden County Residents Encouraged to Monitor Changes to Hurricane Florence Forecast

Camden County residents are encouraged to monitor changes to Hurricane Florence forecast.

Camden County Board of Commissioners, Camden County Sheriff’s Office, and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) officials are partnering with the cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine, along with Camden County Schools, Naval Sub...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Camden County Residents Encouraged to Monitor Weather Conditions

Camden County residents encouraged to monitor weather conditions for potential impacts from Hurricane Florence.

Camden County Board of Commissioners, Camden County Sheriff’s Office, and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) officials are partnering with the cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine, along with Camden County Schools, Naval Sub...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Additional Appointments Made to Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

Last night at their regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners appointed four more members to the Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

Upon recommendation by County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead, Steve Howard, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to add David L. Cotten, Chris Crumbly, Dominique Halaby, and Edgar Glenn Lightsey to the Education and Workfor...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Camden County Board of Commissioners Formally Votes to Lower Millage Rate

Following through on a commitment made last month, the Camden County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a rollback of the county’s property tax rate tonight at their regular meeting.

The property tax cut gives most homeowners a break on their 2018 tax bill. This approximate four percent rate reduction is due to an increase in property values and the Board of Commissioners-approved budget. 

Each year, the Board of Tax Assessors...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Public Notice: Unincorporated Camden County Ditch and Right-of-Way Review

As a result of this year’s excessive rainfall, with over 40 inches in some parts of the county, combined with the past two hurricane events, Camden County Public Works Department has reviewed several drainage systems within the county rights-of-way.

Throughout this process, multiple locations were identified with encroachments of the county right-of-way which may cause drainage impairments and consequent public health and safety concerns.

All unincorporated Camden County residents are asked to observe...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

Camden County Awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

An award of Financial Reporting...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

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 Happen; Prepare Now; Learn How,” the goal of National Preparedness Month is to increase the overall number of individuals, families, and communities that engage in preparedness actions at home, work, busine...

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Posted on: August 22, 2018

Camden County Board of Commissioners Announces Intent to Rollback Millage Rate

The Camden County Board of Commissioners announces its intention to roll back its millage rate to reduce the property taxes it will levy this year by approximately four percent.

The decrease is due to an increase in property values and the Board of Commissioner’s commitment to level spending.

“We are proud to be able to lower the millage rate by 0.535 mills for the citizens of Camden County,” said Cam...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Additional Appointments Made to Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

Last night at their regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners appointed four more members to the Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

Upon recommendation by County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead, Steve Howard, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to add David L. Cotten, Chris Crumbly, Dominique Halaby, and Edgar Glenn Lightsey to the Education and Workfor...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Members Added to Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

At their August 7, 2018, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners appointed three additional members to the Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee.

Upon recommendation by County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead, Steve Howard, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to add Dr. John E. Bradford, Jane Kinney, and Anthony J. Piplica to the Education and Workforce Subcommittee.D...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Members Appointed to Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

At their July 17, 2018, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners appointed the first members of the newly created Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee.

The Education and Workforce Subcommittee will be chaired by Laura Forczyk, a NASA Subject Matter Expert for planetary science missions and space career coach for students, recent graduates, and mid-career professionals.

Education and Workforce Committee me...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Camden County Creates Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

At their June 26, 2018, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners created a new Education and Workforce Subcommittee of the Spaceport Camden Steering Committee.

The Education and Workforce Subcommittee will be comprised of local educators, university and technical college representatives, and aerospace experts. 

“Now that the environmental subcommittee has submitted its comments on the Spaceport...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Governor Deal and Lt. Governor Cagle Urge FAA Support for Spaceport Camden

On the heels of two letters of support signed by every member of the Georgia Congressional delegation, Georgia’s highest constitutional officers have also signaled their support for the project.

In separate letters of support to Acting FAA Administrator, Dan Elwell, Governor Nathan Deal and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle both touted the benefits Spaceport Camden will offer the State of Georgia and commercial space operators.

“The Spaceport Cam...

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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: 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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