Public Notices


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of the City of Monticello has determined that it appears that a portion of Monticello City Street, Church Street, next to Monticello Baptist Church, a parcel of 0.1232 acres, in Monticello, Jasper County, may have ceased to be used by the public and that no substantial public purpose would be served by the continuation of the same as a public thoroughfare, and it may be abandoned, then sold to Monticello Baptist Church. Existing utility easement rights shall be reserved for the City and County.

Said parcel of approximately 0.1232 acres, more or less, is more particularly described as follows: All that parcel of approximately 0.1232 acres, more or less, in Monticello, Jasper County, the 179.02’ long extension of Church Street (30’ ROW) that exits Church Street and enters onto the Monticello Baptist Church access, and being more particularly described as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the extension of Church Street that exits Church Street and the Northerly margin of the variable width right-of-way of Greene Street which is the TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING;

 Thence N24°26’07″E a distance of 179.02 feet along the Southeastern right-of-way (ROW) of the extension of Church Street that exits Church Street to the current Monticello Baptist Church property, thence N64°35’45″W a distance of 30’, thence returning S24°25’55″W a distance of 179.42 feet along the Northwestern right-of-way of the extension of Church Street, to the ROW of West Greene Street, thence SW a distance of 30’ along the ROW of West Greene Street to the TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING.

Also see the Initial overall site plan dated 2/11/21, and filed in the City Clerk’s Office, and the Deeds and Plats of the following dates and Book and Page numbers: 7/16/2018 DB 991 232; 6/26/2018 DB 990 58; 2/19/2013 DB 815 290 PB 11 653B; 2/15/2013 DB 815 289 PB 11 653B; 12/11/2012 DB 807 246; 3/10/2005 DB 512 49; 10/3/2000 DB 292 96; 10/24/1999 DB 242 231; 1/6/1998 DB 212 254 PB 2 259; 11/6/1995 DB 168 316 PB 2 259; 6/2/1993 DB 131 267 PB 2 259; 6/2/1992 DB 118 47.

Per the above determination, and OCGA 32-7-2(c), the Mayor and Council of the City of Monticello will hold a public hearing on April 13, 2021, at 6 o’clock p.m., at Monticello Government Complex, 123 West Washington Street, Monticello, Georgia 31064 for the purpose of deciding whether to declare the aforesaid property abandoned and sell it.

If abandoned, that section of Church Street shall no longer be a part of the municipal street system and the rights of the public in and to that section of street as a public road shall cease. The property may be disposed of by the City as provided in Code Section 32-7-4, including selling it to the surrounding property owner.

A copy of said plat and an abandonment Resolution is available for public inspection during business hours.

                                                                        THE CITY OF MONTICELLO, GEORGIA

                                                                        /s/ Karen Pennamon, City Clerk

NOTICE OF FIRST READ

The Mayor and Council of the City of Monticello will hold the first reading of an Ordinance to amend and restate the Retirement Plan for the Employees of the City of Monticello in accordance with and subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Adoption Agreement, any Addendum to the Adoption Agreement, the Georgia Municipal Employee Benefit System (GMEBS) Master Plan Document, and the GMEBS Trust Agreement at its regular meeting on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers at 123 West Washington Street, Monticello, GA 31064

The Amended Defined Benefit Retirement Plan is available for review in its entirety at Monticello City Hall, 123 West Washington Street, Monticello, GA 31064.

Individuals with disabilities who require certain accommodations in order to allow them to observe and/or participate in this meeting, or who have questions regarding the accessibility of the meeting or the facilities are required to contact the City Manager at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting at (706) 468-6062 to allow the City to make reasonable accommodations for those persons.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Mayor and Council of the City of Monticello will conduct the first reading to consider adopting a city code amendment identical to the building and property code provisions of the Jasper County Code of Ordinances at its regular meeting on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers at 123 West Washington Street, Monticello, GA 31064

The city code amendment identical to the building and property code provisions of the Jasper County Code of Ordinances is available for review in its entirety at Monticello City Hall, 123 West Washington Street, Monticello, GA 31064.

Individuals with disabilities who require certain accommodations in order to allow them to observe and/or participate in this meeting, or who have questions regarding the accessibility of the meeting or the facilities are required to contact the City Manager at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting at (706) 468-6062 to allow the City to make reasonable accommodations for those persons.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Mayor and Council of the City of Monticello will conduct a public hearing on the
following item at the regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday,
August 11, 2020, in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 123 W. Washington Street,
Monticello, GA 31064:
Application 2020Z-001 by Development Authority of Jasper County to request a zoning map
amendment for 825 Eatonton Street from R20 (Residential District) to IO (Institutional Office
District). The parcel is shown on tax map M05D parcel 114.
Individuals with disabilities who require certain accommodations in order to allow them to
observe and/or participate in this meeting, or who have questions regarding the accessibility
of the meeting or the facilities are required to contact the City Manager at least 24 hours in
advance of the meeting at (706) 468-6062 to allow the City to make reasonable
accommodations for those persons.

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CITY OF MONTICELLO, GEORGIA
FISCAL YEAR 2021 (FY21)
BUDGET REVIEW & ADOPTION
(July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)

PUBLIC HEARING ON FY21 BUDGET: A Public Hearing on the FY21 Budget is scheduled for Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 6 PM in the Council Chambers in City Hall located at 123 West Washington Street. At this meeting, the Mayor and Council will receive both written and oral comments about the Annual Operating and Capital Budget for the City of Monticello.

RECOMMENDED BUDGET AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW: The FY21 Recommended Budget will be available for public inspection by contacting City Hall at (706) 468-6062 during normal office hours beginning Thursday, June 4, 2020.

BUDGET ADOPTION: The Council of the City of Monticello is scheduled to adopt the FY21 Budget at its regular meeting beginning 6:00 PM on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 in the City Hall Chambers located at 123 West Washington Street, Monticello, Georgia, 31064.


City of Monticello Hazard Mitigation Plan: Click Here
The mitigation plan is currently being updated by Northeast Georgia RDC. Please click on the link above to read about the plan and participate in a public survey.


City of Monticello Public Notice
Current 2019 Tax Digest and 5 Year History of Levy
The City of Monticello governing authority does hereby announce that the millage rate will be set at a meeting to be held at the City of Monticello Council Chambers, 123 W Washington Street, on June 4, 2019 beginning at 6:00 pm and pursuant to the requirements of OCGA 48-5-32 does hereby publish the following presentation of the current year’s tax digest and levy along with the history of the tax digest for the past five years the 11th of June, 2019 beginning at 6pm. To view the Digest Click Here


Title VI Non-Discrimination Agreement
To read or print a copy of the agreement click here


Mayor and Council 2020 Monthly Meeting Calendar

The City Council meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at 123 W. Washington Street in the Council Chambers, Monticello GA.

Individuals with disabilities who require certain accommodations in order to allow them to observe and/or participate in this meeting, or who have questions regarding the accessibility of the meeting or the facilities are required to contact the City Manager at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting at (706) 468-6062 to allow the City to make reasonable accommodations for those persons.

January 14, 2020
February 11, 2020
March 10, 2020
April 14, 2020
May 12, 2020
June 9, 2020
July 14, 2020
August 11, 2020
September 8, 2020
October 13, 2020
November 10, 2020
December 8, 2020

Holiday Schedule
The City of Monticello will be closed the following days:
Tuesday January 1, 2020 – New Years
Monday January 20, 2020 – Martin Luther King Jr Day
Friday April 10, 2020 – Good Friday
Monday May 25, 2020 – Memorial Day
Friday July 3, 2020 – Independence Day
Monday September 7, 2020 – Labor Day
Monday November 11, 2020 – Veteran’s Day
Thursday November 26, 2020 – Thanksgiving Day
Friday November 27, 2020 – Thanksgiving
Tuesday December 24, 2020 – Christmas Eve
Wednesday December 25 2020- Christmas Day

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