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...

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...

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...

2020 Sparks Over the Park at Lake Tobesofkee

Lake Tobesofkee will host the 26th Annual Sparks Over the Park Independence Day Celebration on Saturday July 4th, 2020. Gates open at 9:00 a.m., and will close at 8:00 p.m. for safety precautions. All of the parks at Lake Tobesofkee will be open, there will be a live...

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....

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...

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...

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Tennis Academy Summer Camps set to begin

Partnership to provide 20 scholarships for Big Brother Big Sister Littles Tattnall Square Park, John Drew Smith Tennis Center, and Randy Stephens Tennis Center are hosting Tennis Academy Summer Camps from June 1 – July 30 . Media are invited to attend the beginning of...

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State Court resumes in-person misdemeanor cases

The State Court of Bibb County will resume in-person proceedings in misdemeanor cases beginning Friday, May 22, 2020. While resuming in-person proceedings, the Court seeks to balance the needs of public safety, the protection of victims, the rights and health of...

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Operations & Finance Committee begins budget review

Each year following the Mayor’s presentation of the proposed budget, the Operations & Finance Committee holds several meetings to review different aspects, ask questions, and make recommendations. The first of these meetings was held on Thursday, May 21 via Zoom...

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Office hours, trash pickup changes for Memorial Day

Macon-Bibb County Government Offices will be closed Monday, May 25, 2020, to observe Memorial Day. All Public Safety Offices (E911, Sheriff’s Office, Fire Department, Emergency Management) will continue to operate normally. Solid Waste pickup for garbage and recycling...

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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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