LUDOWICI — The Long County commissioners recently discussed the following information at their September meeting:
• The commissioners voted to hire a full-time recreation department director. The qualifications for the position were still to be determined, as was the pay. Currently the county has a part-time director. The commissioners also voted to hire Deonna Carter, as an assistant recreation department director. The part-time position has no pay.
• The commissioners voted to have two public hearings for the final draft of the proposed Long County/Ludowici Land Development Code on Oct. 7 and Oct. 14. The Oct. 7 hearing will be at 1 p.m. at the Long County Courthouse, and the Oct. 14 hearing will be 6 p.m. at the Ludowici City Hall.
• The commissioners approved building a new vault for the clerk of superior court office. The total cost of the vault was not provided, but a portion of the cost will be paid for by a $25,000 Georgia Department of Community Affairs grant.
• Commissioners also approved using a $5,000 GDCA grant for a walking trail at the Long County Recreation Park.
• Long County code enforcement officer John Bradley reported that
14 building permits, 12
relocation permits, and 18 final inspections had taken place during August. He also reported that through Sept. 2, 104 new homes had been sold in the county, and that there were 174 open building permits.
• Code enforcement office administrative sssistant Michelle Poppell reported that the E-911 addresses for the Glennville area of the county would be released Thursday by the postal service. She also said that if any person in that area did not receive their new address by Sept. 30 that she and Bradley would be at the Long County Fire Department sub-station on Highway 261, beginning Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. until all addresses have been distributed.
Poppell also reported that a River's Alive clean-up day is scheduled for Oct. 25, and that a rabies clinic was scheduled for Nov. 1. For more information, on either event, call Poppell at 545-3683.
Information for this story was provide by Long County Clerk Mary Ann Odum.