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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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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...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

2018 Showcase Camden County Photo Contest Winners Announced

The Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Showcase Camden County Photo Contest.

This year twenty-six entries from eight applicants were submitted in the following categories: Landscapes, Nature, People, and Transportation. Through a blind judging process, one photograph was chosen from each category, and out of those images an overal...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Celebrates Firefighter Recruit Graduation

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that seven members of Recruit Class 2019-2 have completed their Basic Firefighter requirements.

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 1, 2019

Public Notice: Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

Camden County has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding through the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) as a sub-grantee.

Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic, historic, environmental, legal, and safety considerations. Under Executive Order (EO) 11988 and EO 11990...

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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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