Amerson River Park featured by state clean water organization

In September, the Georgia Water Coalition, the state's leading water protection coalition, released its third annual Clean 13 Report. The report highlights individuals, businesses, industries, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies whose extraordinary...

Commissioners to vote on FY2021 Budget

On Thursday, June 4, the Operations & Finance Committee voted to approve the Proposed FY21 Budget with some amendments. To view the original Proposed FY21 Budget and see all meetings related to its review, click here. The amendments to the original proposed budget...

Commissioners Tillman & Watkins holding Race & Politics forum via Zoom

Macon-Bibb County Mayor Pro Tem & District 9 Commissioner Al Tillman and Operations and Finance Committee Chair and District 8 Commissioner Virgil Watkins will hold a public forum on Zoom titled Race & Politics on Friday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m.   To register for...

FY20 Budget earns top national honor

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has presented a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to Macon-Bibb County for its Fiscal Year 2020 Budget, which runs from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.   In order to receive...

Operations & Finance Committee continues review of budget, prepares for Public Hearing

The Operations & Finance Committee is in the middle of its review of the Mayor’s Proposed FY21 Budget. For a calendar of the upcoming meetings and to watch the previous meetings, click here. A virtual Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 6:00...

Macon joins 9 other US cities in national effort to radically reimagine public spaces

From the Macon-Bibb Urban Development Authority:   Participating in Reimagining the Civic Commons offers an opportunity for Macon to develop innovative approaches to public assets as we emerge from the pandemic   May 27, 2020 — Macon has joined a national...

Improvements coming to Lake Tobesofkee parks

Lake Tobesofkee is beginning to receive the first phase of major improvements in its parks, the first major improvements in many years. Thanks to about $1.3 million in voter-approved Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) funds, each of the three parks...

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Mayor Reichert presents Proposed FY21 Budget

Significant reductions planned for due to COVID-19 Macon-Bibb's Proposed FY21 Budget was presented to the Commission at a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, May 19. This was a virtual meeting – as all recent Commission Meetings have been – due to precautions taken to...

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Annual assessment notices being mailed May 15

The Board of Tax Assessors will mail state-mandated annual notices to all Macon-Bibb County taxpayers on May 15, 2020. The notices will be mailed to the owner of record as of the valuation date, January 1, 2020. Changes to tax laws resulting from Senate Bill 346...

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Early voting begins Monday, May 18

The Macon-Bibb County Board of Elections is preparing for this year’s elections by getting its early voting site ready, getting ready to set up precincts for the next Election Day, and taking extra health precautions to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Early voting...

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Mayor Reichert to present proposed budget for next year

The Macon-Bibb County proposed budget for the 2021 Fiscal Year will be presented at a Special Called Meeting of the Commission on Tuesday, May 19, at 4:30 p.m. This will be a virtual meeting – as all recent Commission Meetings have been – due to precautions taken to...

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Parks & Beautification using sheep, goat to clear property

Macon-Bibb County’s Parks & Beautification Department is working with The Cud Crew to clear out significant undergrowth in an area near Ingleside Village that is planned for a passive park in the future. Located between East Buford Road, West Buford Road, and...

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Dog Park to close for new fence installation

Macon-Bibb County’s Dog Park (831 Adams Street) will temporarily close beginning Tuesday, May 5, so a new fence can be installed around the exterior. The current decorative fencing allows some smaller dogs to escape through the bars, and a new vinyl chain-link fence...

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Outdoor recreation areas set to reopen with restrictions

Macon-Bibb County will begin reopening its outdoor recreation facilities to provide people a way to safely enjoy activities with their families, including tennis and pickleball courts, Historic Bowden Golf Course, and two of the three parks at Lake Tobesofkee. Each...

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