Get Involved

  1. Agendas

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  2. Animal Adoption

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  3. Boards, Authorities, and Commissions

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  4. Citizens Government Academy

    The Athens-Clarke County Citizens Government Academy is a ten (10) week program designed to offer our residents the opportunity to learn how their local government works and how they can become more involved.

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    1. Program Dates & Overview

      An overview of the Citizens Government Academy program dates and topics.

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  5. Code of Ordinances

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  6. Events Calendar

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  7. Initiatives

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    1. Athensmade

      Athensmade’s purpose is to help drive local economic growth and diversity by developing the brand of the community through programs that build and support local businesses, assist entrepreneurs, and foster connections between local educators and our business community. They also aim to engage the entire community in the development of a succinct and well‐known spirit of pride around doing business in Athens.

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    2. Athens Wellbeing Project

      The mission of the Athens Wellbeing Project is to integrate the planning efforts and improve the outcomes achieved by local institutions, organizations, and community stakeholders through collecting and sharing open-access, neighborhood-level data that is representative of Athens-Clarke County's population.

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    3. Envision Athens

      Envision Athens is a community-wide effort to develop a common vision for the future of the Athens-Clarke County community. This process will result in a visionary, yet achievable multi-dimensional strategy to guide community and economic development for the next 20 years. In doing so, a shared sense of accountability and commitment to implementation will be achieved –this will not be “just another plan.” Envision Athens will be open and inclusive, intuitive and informed, and carefully-designed and facilitated.

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    4. Southern Network for Economic Mobility

      The two year Southern Network for Economic Mobility program calls for the creation of an eight member team of community leaders in business, government, education, nonprofits, and philanthropy. This team is to examine how well existing systems are reaching those young people facing the most difficult barriers to advancement; analyze the policies, systems, and culture that impede their progression; and adapt or build the pathways that connect institutions and social supports, from school to rewarding employment.

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    5. West Broad Initiative

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  8. Mayor & Commission Information

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  9. Meetings & Events

    A calendar listing of meetings and events of the Unified Government.

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  10. Minutes

    List of Athens-Clarke County boards, authorities & commissions who have minutes available online.

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  11. Notifications

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    1. Emergency Notification Activation Protocol

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  1. Online Payments

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  2. Open Records Request

    Procedures for filing an open records request

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  3. Public Comment

    A repository for various Unified Government public comment forms, etc.

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    1. 2018 Comprehensive Plan Update

      Public comment form for the 2018 Comprehensive Plan Update.

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    2. Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy -NEGRC

      The Northeast Georgia Draft Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy covering Athens-Clarke, Barrow, Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Jasper, Madison, Morgan, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, and Walton Counties from the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission. Public comment is due by June 30, 2017.

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    3. Envision Athens

      Anyone unable to attend a Focus on the Future session is encouraged to submit ideas and suggestions through this online survey.

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    4. MACORTS Information & Public Comment Sessions

      Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study (MACORTS), the cooperative transportation planning body for the urbanized area which includes Athens-Clarke County, portions of southern Madison County and northern Oconee County, has scheduled public informational meetings to provide an opportunity for the public to review and comment upon the Draft FY 2018 - 2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the FY 2022 - 2023 Second Tier of Projects along with amendments to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan.

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    5. Mayor & Commission Agenda Comment Form

      This form will allow visitors to comment on current agenda items under consideration by the Mayor and Commission. The form will provide the same comments to all 10 commissioners and the mayor.

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    6. Memorial Park Visioning Series

      The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department is hosting a series of workshops for the public to provide input concerning future changes and enhancements to Memorial Park. Attendees will participate in small group activities to provide feedback on the park and to inform Park Planners as they develop revitalization concepts.

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    7. TSPLOST Proposed Projects Comment Form

      Public comment form for projects submitted for the proposed TSPLOST 2018 program.

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  4. Report a Problem

    Contacts for reporting a problem to the Unified Government.

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  5. Social Media Accounts

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    1. Social Media Policy

      Social media policy for Athens-Clarke County Unified Government social media accounts.

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  6. Special Event Registration

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  7. Staff Directory

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  8. Videos

    Videos of Mayor & Commission meetings, public service announcements, and other areas of interest from the Unified Government.

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  9. Volunteer

    Volunteer with Athens-Clarke County

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  10. Voter Registration

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