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....

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...

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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...

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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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