News and Announcements

Posted on: February 20, 2020

Homestead Exemption Audit

Camden County homeowners are entitled to a property tax exemption. A homestead exemption is available to property owners who own and occupy their residence as of January 1st of each taxable year.

This exemption is only granted on the primary residence and not more than five contiguous acres of land surrounding it.

Additionally, Camden County is one of many Georgia counties that offer a Homestead Valuation Freeze Exemption. When a person is first gr...

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Homestead Exemptions Tax Assessor
Posted on: February 20, 2020

Public Notice: March 24, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Early Voting

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration is pleased to announce three Advance In-Person Voting opportunities before the March 24, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary.

Advance In-Person Voting

Monday, March 2 – Friday, March 20, 2020Camden County Annex Building Community Room107 N. Gross Road, Kingsland8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. each weekday

Monday, March 9 – Friday, March 20, 2020Board of Elections &am...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: February 20, 2020

Public Notice: March 24, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Early Voting

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration is pleased to announce three Advance In-Person Voting opportunities before the March 24, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary.

Advance In-Person Voting

Monday, March 2 – Friday, March 20, 2020Camden County Annex Building Community Room107 N. Gross Road, Kingsland8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. each weekday

Monday, March 9 – Friday, March 20, 2020Board of Elections &am...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Home
Posted on: February 19, 2020

2020-2025-2035 Strategic Plan

Camden County 2020-2025-2035 Strategic Plan

The Camden County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the 2020-2025-2035 Strategic Plan and 2020 Action Agenda at their February 18th regular meeting. The Strategic Plan is a five-year, outcome-based set of goals with specific issues and projects t...

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2020-2025-2035 Strategic Plan Spotlight
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Commissioners Adopt 2020 Action Agenda and the 2020-2025-2035 Strategic Plan

The Camden County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the 2020-2025-2035 Strategic Plan and 2020 Action Agenda at their February 18th regular meeting.

The Strategic Plan is a five-year, outcome-based set of goals with specific issues and projects that need to be addressed by the County, all with measurable objectives.

“The short term goals and long term direction for the county are available fo...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Home
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Camden County Receives $900,000 for Recreational Shooting Complex

At their February 4, 2020, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners acknowledged an amended, executed Intergovernmental Agreement to receive additional funding from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GA-DNR).

The additional $900,000 in funding will be used to complete the 200-yard rifle range, sidewalks and fencing for the Camden County Recreational Shooting Complex.

"We want to open the shooting complex as soon as possible, but unfortunately construction ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Camden County Receives $900,000 for Recreational Shooting Complex

At their February 4, 2020, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners acknowledged an amended, executed Intergovernmental Agreement to receive additional funding from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GA-DNR).

The additional $900,000 in funding will be used to complete the 200-yard rifle range, sidewalks and fencing for the Camden County Recreational Shooting Complex.

"We want to open the shooting complex as soon as possible, but unfortunately construction ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Home
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Take Action during Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2020

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) has declared February 3-7, 2020, 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 31, 2020

Take Action during Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2020

Camden County residents are encouraged to prepare for potential emergencies during Severe Weather Preparedness Week.

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) has declared February 3-7, 2020, 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) Home
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Board of Assessors

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Board of Assessors, District 4 and District 5 Appointments.

The Camden County Board of 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 Assessors according to the district allocation. An...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Home
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Public Notice: Polling Place Relocation

Changes Impact Some Camden County Voters

Earlier this month, the Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) voted to relocate several polling places. These changes have been accepted by the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office and will be in effect for the March 24, 2020...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: January 14, 2020

2020 Census

Census 2020 Every. One. Counts.

What is the 2020 Census?

The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories.  The United States has counted its population every 10 years since the first census in 1790.

The 2020 Census will...

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2020 Census Spotlight
Posted on: January 13, 2020

New Voting Machines

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) is working with the Georgia Secretary of State Elections Division to inform voters about the new voting machines. This is the first state-wide voting machine update since 2002.

The Georgia General Assembly approved the purchase of a new, statewide voting system in order to replace aging, paperless election equipment. The new system offers Camden County voters more modern, up-to date technology with important security and transpa...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Camden County Outlines Decision to Refocus FAA Review to Small Launch Vehicles

Camden County is nearing completion of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) process for approval to build a commercial space launch site.

In coordination with the FAA, Camden County’s application has been revised to focus solely on small launch vehicles, which are the types of vehicles manufactured by commercial entities that are expressing the highest interest in operating from Spaceport C...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: December 17, 2019

Camden County and FAA Agree to Toll Licensing Decision Clock as Application Progresses

The Camden County Board of Commissioners and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have agreed to toll (pause) the statutory 180-day review period for the Launch Site Operator License (LSOL) application to allow for modifications to the application.

While the public safety review performed to date has demonstrated that a medium-large launch vehicle with a first-stage return would meet all applicable public safety requirements, even when conservative assumptions are used, the County believes that narr...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Public Notice: State Voter Roll Maintenance

Changes May Impact Camden County Voters

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration is working with the Office of the Georgia Secretary of State while they are conducting their routine and legally required maintenance to the state voter roll.

Camden County has 5,919 inactive voters who may be cancelled if appropriate action by the voter is not taken before December 7, 2019. 

Having an accurate voter list is important in order to ensure that on Election Day, there are suitable polling f...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Hazard Mitigation Grant Awarded to Camden County

The $73,832.50 award from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) will be used for the purchase and installation of fixed generators to ensure the continuity of critical services during power outag...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Hazard Mitigation Grant Awarded to Camden County

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding.

The $73,832.50 award from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) will be used for the purchase and installation of fixed generators to ensure the continuity of critical services during power outag...

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

FAA Sets Date to Release and Distribute Final Spaceport Camden EIS

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has notified Camden County, Georgia that it has set a date for the release of the Final Spaceport Camden Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

The FAA announced today that intends to issue and distribute the Final EIS on December 16, 2019.  A record of decision is expected no earlier than thirty days after the release of the final EIS. 

“We’ve been waiting a long time for this a...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Camden County Awarded Certificate of Achievement

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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Full Press Release (PDF) Finance
Posted on: October 21, 2019

St. Marys River Water Quality Improvement Grant Continues

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is once again a recipient of a Section 319 (h) Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant.

The $212,000 funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency and administered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources—Environmental Protection Division (EPD) will continue the clean-up efforts already in progress in the Horsepen Creek area of t...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Flood Protection
Posted on: October 21, 2019

St. Marys River Water Quality Improvement Grant Continues

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is once again a recipient of a Section 319 (h) Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant.

The $212,000 funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency and administered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources—Environmental Protection Division (EPD) will continue the clean-up efforts already in progress in the Horsepen Creek area of t...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Adds Over $1 Million in Upgrades

With the recent addition of a new engine to its fleet, the acquisition of six (6) fixed generators through Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds, and the new Firehouse 18 in the Tarboro area of northwest Camden County, CCFR is continuing its commit...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Adds Over $1 Million in Upgrades

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) is pleased to announce over $1 Million in new upgrades for the benefit of Camden County residents.

With the recent addition of a new engine to its fleet, the acquisition of six (6) fixed generators through Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds, and the new Firehouse 18 in the Tarboro area of northwest Camden County, CCFR is continuing its commit...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Practice Home Escape Planning during Fire Prevention Week

This year’s theme is, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” The campaign works to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  

The NFPA notes that in ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Camden County Releases ITAR Compliant Flight Safety Analysis for Spaceport Camden

Camden County initiated the development of a publicly releasable report, prepared by The Aerospace Corporation, that describes Spaceport Camden’s flight safety analysis.

The Camden County Board of Commissioners has been working diligently to determine a way to increase transparency about the project’s licensing information without complicating the agency’s ongoing review or releasing sensitive or export-controlled informa...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: September 18, 2019

National Voter Registration Day Event Planned

The Camden County Board of Elections and Registration (BoER) is joining thousands of national, state, and local organizations by participating in National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

Locally, the BoER and community volunteers will host a Voter Registration Drive at Camden County High School to ensure students have registered to vote in advance of the November 5, 2019, General Municipal and Special Election.

“This is our first year as a...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Camden County Board of Commissioners Opens New Firehouse

“The new Firehouse 18 is an asset to the Tarboro community, and builds on the Camden County Board of Commissioners’ commitment to providing Camden County Fire Rescue with the resources and equipment it needs to protect the public”, said District 1 Commiss...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue