Commissioner Allen unveils new road signs

On Thursday, August 6 at 10:00 a.m., District 6 Commissioner Joe Allen and representatives from the Facilities Management and Engineering Departments unveiled the new “Beautiful Tobesofkee Parkway.” It's at the intersection of Highway 74 and Northwest Point Drive near...

Additional crews hired to help with yard, bulk waste collection

Beginning Monday, August 10, crews from Ceres Environmental will begin assisting the Solid Waste Department to collect yard and bulk waste, as well as to clean up illegal dump sites. Ceres will collect bulk items (like big limbs, appliances, and furniture), while the...

Macon-Bibb giving free face masks to public & employees

On Monday, August 10 Macon-Bibb County – through the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and Recreation Department – will begin distributing nearly 10,000 trifold surgical masks to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect Middle Georgia. The masks will be...

Second Street Corridor Connector Opening

On Friday, August 7, at 9:30 a.m., Macon-Bibb County will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to open the Second Street Corridor Connect, a major infrastructure project that provides the connection between different areas of the community’s urban core. The event will be...

Mayor vetoes emergency ordinance regarding mask mandate

On Monday, July 27, Macon-Bibb Mayor Robert Reichert vetoed the emergency ordinance requiring the use of face coverings in public. Below is the full text of the letter the Mayor sent to the Commission explaining the veto and reiterating the importance of people taking...

Downtown improvement plan fundraising effort launched

Confederate monuments to be relocated to Whittle Park   At its meeting on Tuesday, July 21, the Macon-Bibb Commission approved a three-phase plan to improve Downtown parks and infrastructure that would be funded by a combination of public and private dollars....

Commission Recap for July 7, 2020

Commissioners voted to name a new portion of road to match an existing road. The Second Street Corridor Connector Bridge is now known as Little Richard Penniman Boulevard. It links the road of the same name with Second Street Downtown. Click here to learn more about...

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Pedestrian safety education campaign beginning in August

The Pedestrian Safety Review Board will launch its  On the Move  campaign in August and will focus on educating people about the roles and responsibilities of pedestrians, drivers, and passengers as the move from one location to another. The program is being funded by...

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Commission to resume meetings via Zoom

Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Macon-Bibb County and the limitation on the number of people allowed to gather (based on the Governor’s Executive Order and social distancing rules), the Commission will resume meeting via Zoom and close the meeting to...

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Five-Year Short-Term Work Plan Public Hearing

The Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 7 at 4:00 p.m. regarding the Five-Year Short-Term Work Plan. The Plan was originally presented at the Commission meeting on June 23, and the Plan can be viewed by clicking here. The purpose of this hearing is...

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Lake Tobesofkee fireworks postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

The 26 th annual Sparks Over the Park Independence Day Celebration at Lake Tobesofkee originally scheduled for Saturday, July 4, is postponed due to concerns with the rise in COVID-19 cases in Macon-Bibb County and Georgia. In the past, this event has attracted...

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Mayor Extends Executive Order on Public Art Installation

Mayor Robert Reichert has extended an Executive Order which allows for two public art installations. Both are now permitted to stay up through 6 p.m. on Monday, July 6, 2020. You can read the Mayor's updated Executive Order and initial permit for these projects below....

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Government Offices closed July 3

Macon-Bibb Commissioners voted to give employees a paid day off on July 3, 2020, to observe the July 4 holiday, which is on a Saturday this year. All Government Offices and Courts will be closed that Friday. Fire, Sheriff, E911, and the Emergency Management Agency...

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