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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Camden County Receives Grant for Warning Signs

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 $177,067.25 grant will assist in the purchase of six portable outdoor warning signs.

“These warning signs are an excellent way for the County to alert citizens about potential hazards and to monitor these sites,” said Camden County ...

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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: December 12, 2018

Camden County Employees Receive Recognition

At last night’s meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners was pleased to acknowledge recent accomplishments from Deputy County Administrator Shawn Boatright and Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Charles (Chuck) White.

Deputy County Administrator Shawn Boatright completed requirements to become a Certified Public Manager® (CPM®). The University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government’s program is an accredited member of the N...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Camden County Agencies Join Forces for Operation Safe Stop

Camden County Emergency Management Agency, Camden County Schools, Camden County Sheriff’s Office, Kingsland Police Department, and St. Marys Police Department will join forces December 10 – 14, 2018, in conducting Operation Safe Stop.

Operation Safe Stop is designed to increase public awareness on school bus safety issues associated with drivers illegally passing a stopped school bus when children are boarding or exiting. Local law enforcement agencies will conduct enforcement operatio...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Joint Development Authority Board of Directors

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to fill two (2) vacancies on the Joint Development Authority (JDA) Board of Directors as County representatives.

In the case of the current vacancies, and according to board by-laws, one appointment shall assume the term of a resigning board member and will expire on December 31, 2020.  One appointment will be for a full term, expiring on December 31, 2022....

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Board of Tax Assessors

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Camden County Board of Assessors, District 4 Appointment.

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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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Camden County Welcomes New Director of Solid Waste

Camden County Administrator, Steve Howard announced today that Kevin Barkley, the Solid Waste Department Director for Macon-Bibb County has been hired as the new Director of Solid Waste for Camden County.

In this role, Mr. Barkley will direct overall landfill operations for the Construction and Demolition (C & D), Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), and the Old Still Yard Waste sites, ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations.  

Mr. Barkl...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Camden County Receives Grant for Warning Signs

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 $177,067.25 grant will assist in the purchase of six portable outdoor warning signs.

“These warning signs are an excellent way for the County to alert citizens about potential hazards and to monitor these sites,” said Camden County ...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Steve Price Appointed to Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

Price is the Executive Director of the Georgia Technology Student Association.

Upon recommendation by County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead, Steve Howard, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to add R. Steven Price to the Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee at their September, 18, 20...

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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: November 30, 2018

2018 Showcase Camden County Photo Contest

Snapshots of landscapes, nature, people, and transportation over a Camden County Map

Get out and take your best shot of Camden County and help us show the world through the lens of a camera Georgia's Coastal Community of Choice!

The 2018 contest calls for photographers to submit their best photos of Camden County, Georgia and its ...

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