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    Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-540, a special election shall be held in the City of Metter to fill the vacancy in the office of City Council Seat 1 District 1, caused by the resignation of City Council Member Amy Harrelson.  The special election will be held on Tuesday, March 16, 2021.
    Qualifying for the special election shall be held at City Hall, 49 S. Rountree Street, Metter, Georgia beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, January 25, 2021 and ending at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 29, 2021.  The qualifying fee shall be $90.00.
    All persons who are not registered to vote an who desire to register to vote in the special election may register to vote through the close of business on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.  Advanced voting will be weekdays Monday, February 22, 2021 through Friday, March 12, 2021 at the Jack Strickland Building, 621 W. Pine Street, Metter, Georgia from the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.
    Should a runoff election be required, such runoff will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.
    This the 11th day of January 2021.

                                                                                                            Election Superintendent
    Candler County


    In accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-131(a)(1)(A) notice is hereby given that the City of Metter will hold a General Election on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 for the purpose of electing a mayor and two council members from the following districts for four-year terms:

                Mayor              At Large          Term beginning 01/01/2022 ending 12/31/2025

                CITY COUNCIL
                Seat 2              District 1         Term beginning 01/01/2022 ending 12/31/2025
                Seat 4              District 2         Term beginning 01/01/2022 ending 12/31/2025

    The qualifying fee for the position of mayor is $207.00.
    The qualifying fee for the city council position is $90.00.

    In accordance with section 21-2-132(d)(3) of the Georgia Election Code and Rules of the State Election Board the qualifying period shall begin Monday, August 16, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. and run through Friday, August 20, 2021 at 4:30 p. m. at City Hall, 49 South Rountree Street, Metter, Georgia.

    The voter registration deadline to vote in the November 2, 2021 election is October 4, 2021.


    Notice is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Metter, Georgia, will hold a public meeting on February 8, 2021 at the hour of 5:30 p.m., at City Hall at 49 S Rountree Street, Metter, GA for the purpose of hearing objection, if any, to a petition for annexation of Parcel 2 consisting of 1.622 acres, according to a survey prepared by George William Donaldson, dated March 21, 1995 and recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 122, Candler County records, and formally identified below. This property is presently not zoned. Application has been filed for zoning this property HOC. Following the public meeting, the Planning and Zoning Commission’s recommendation will be heard by the Mayor and Council Members for their decision at a regular Council Meeting. All parties at interest and citizens shall have the opportunity to be heard at said time and place relative to the petition and application for zoning/rezoning by Ganesh SV Metter MPMP LLC.

    All that certain tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the 1685 G.M. District of Candler County, Georgia, being in the city of Metter, and being designated as Parcel 2, containing 1.622 acres, more or less, together with all improvements thereon as shown on that certain plat of survey dated March 21, 1995, prepared for James P. Coleman and Tucker Industries, Inc. by George William Donaldson, Georgia Registered Land Surveyor, and recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 122, Candler County records. Said plat and the reference thereof are incorporated herein for a more complete and accurate description.

    The within described tract is bounded, now or formerly, according to the aforementioned plat as follows: Northeast by lands of Woodpecker Trail L.T.D.; Southeast by lands of Woodpecker Trail L.T.D.; Southwest by lands of Woodpecker Trail L.T.D.; and Northwest by the right-of-way of Georgia Highway Number 23 and Georgia Highway 121.

    This is that same property as was conveyed by limited warranty deed dated June 18, 2020 from Starmart Properties, LLC to Ganesh SV Metter MPMP LLC, and recorded in Deed Book 298, Page 2982-2983, Candler County records.

    Subject to any and all applicable zoning ordinances, easements, restrictive covenants, and/or rights-of-ways in use or of record.

    [Map & Parcel No. 037 030]

    Council meets the second Monday of each month.
    All Regular Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m.
    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all city council meetings are held in the courtroom at the Metter Police Department located at 805 E. Lillian St., Metter, GA until further notice.
    January 11, 2021
    February 08, 2021
    March 08, 2021
    April 12, 2021
    May 10, 2021
    June 14, 2021
    July 12, 2021
    August 09, 2021
    September 13, 2021
    October 11, 2021
    November 08, 2021
    December 13, 2021

    Tree Board
    2021 Meeting Dates
    Committee meets the third Thursday of every other month.
    All meetings are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m.
    Meetings are held at City Hall, 49 S. Rountree St., Metter, GA.
    January 21, 2021
    March 18, 2021
    May 20, 2021
    July 15, 2021
    September 16, 2021
    November 18, 2021

  • 2nd Monday of each month
    Regular City Council Meeting
    5:30 pm
    Grayson Trapnell Special Committee for Animal Services
    2021 Meeting Dates
    Committee meets the third Tuesday of every other month.
    All meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m.
    Meetings are held in the courtroom at the Metter Police Department located at 805 E. Lillian St., Metter, GA.
    January 19, 2021 (meeting cancelled)
    March 16, 2021
    May 18, 2021
    July 20, 2021
    September 21, 2021
    November 16, 2021
  • Mayor Edwin O. Boyd 

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    Mayor Edwin O. Boyd, a native of Greenville, South Carolina, graduated from Lakeside High School in Atlanta, Georiga in 1969. Mayor Boyd graduated from Georgia Southern University, in 1973 with a BBA in General Business. Mayor Boyd is married to the former Elaine Jones of Metter and has two daughters, Melanie Martin & Son in Law Brian of Alpharetta, and Stephanie Anderson & Son in Law Bart of St. Mary's, and one Grandson Matthew Martin of Alpharetta. Mayor Boyd began his insurance career in 1977 with James M. Jones Insurance Agency, becoming President of Jones & Boyd Insurance Agency in 1984. Mayor Boyd is a member of the Metter United Methodist Church and currently serves on the Advisory Board of Sea Island Bank, Metter Branch. He is past president of the Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce, 1991-1993, and Past-President of the Metter Rotary Club, 1986. Mayor Boyd previously served on the City of Metter City Council for 14 years before becoming Mayor of the City of Metter in 2018.


    Contact info:
    P.O. Box 74
    Metter, GA 30439
    [email protected]

  • Amy Harrelson 

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    Amy Harrelson represents the residents of District One in Metter, Georgia.  She is a native of McRae-Helena, Georgia and lived for over a decade in Dublin.  Joining Pineland Telephone Cooperative, Inc. in November of 2014, Amy relocated to Metter in early 2015.  She is the Director of Sales and Marketing for Pineland and its subsidiary companies. Amy holds an Associate and Bachelor Degree from Brewton-Parker College and played on the college’s tennis team in the 1990s.  In 2007, Amy earned her Master of Business Administration from Wesleyan College.  During her career, Amy has worked for Fortune 500 companies, Archer Daniels Midland and HCA Healthcare before becoming involved in economic and workforce development.  She championed the Georgia Work Ready efforts of former governor Sonny Perdue in the Heart of Georgia Work Ready Region while employed by Heart of Georgia Technical College.  Amy currently serves as President of the Rotary Club of Metter, and is a former board member for the Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce, where she continues to volunteer as chair of the local leadership programs.  She assists the chamber annually with Another Bloomin’ Festival and the Chamber Gala.  Amy is also a member of the Grayson Trapnell Animal Services Committee.

    Contact Info:
    PO Box 74
    Metter, GA 30439
    (912) 685-2527

    [email protected]


  • Paul MacGregor

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    Councilman Paul MacGregor represents residents of District One in the City of Metter. Originally from Macon, Georgia, Councilman MacGregor graduated with a degree in Business from University of Georgia, where he received a track scholarship. He then earned a Master’s Degree from Georgia College and State University. He moved to Metter in 1994 as Manager of Georgia Power Company and retired in 2009. In 1996, he was selected to carry the Olympic Torch. Councilman MacGregor has served as President of the Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce, President of the Metter Rotary Club, where he received the Paul Harris award. Councilman MacGregor was Chairman of Metter Housing Authority, and served on the Candler County Board of Education, where he volunteered as a Book Buddy and Mentor. He has served on Concerted Services Board where he delivered Meals on Wheels for several years. Over the years he has served on the Downtown Development Authority/Better Hometown Board, the Historic Metter Depot Committee, the Tree Board, and the Library Board as well as chairing the United Way Campaign. In addition, he is a former Citizen of the Year recipient. Councilman MacGregor is a member of Metter United Methodist Church where he has taught Sunday school, served in various leadership roles and he currently represents Metter and Candler County on the Southeast Technical College Foundation.

    Councilman MacGregor has been married to his high school sweetheart, Beverly, for 46 years. They have three children, four grandchildren, and one stray mutt.

    Contact info:
    442 S. College St. 
    Metter, GA 30439
    [email protected]

  • Chyrileen Boston Kilcrease

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    Councilwoman Chyrileen B. Kilcrease represents the residents of District Two in the City of Metter. She is a life-long resident of Metter, Georgia. After graduating from Metter High School in 1971, she received her Associate Degree of Nursing from Albany Junior College. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Georgia Southern University in 1991, a Master of Science in Nursing from Armstrong Atlanta University in 1997, and a post-Masters Nurse Educator Certification from Georgia College & State University in 2006, and is a retired Associate Professor of Nursing from Middle Georgia State College where she taught nursing for 17 years and currently works a PRN staff nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Emanuel Medical Center. She has served as Metter’s Mayor Pro Tem for the past 11 years. She is affiliated with the following organizations: Rose Metter Chapter No. 249 Order of Eastern Star, Candler Branch NAACP, Heart of Georgia-Altamaha Regional Commission, Rural Southeast Georgia Black Nurses’ Association and the Metter Historical Society. She is a member of the Sams Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

    Contact info:
    300 Hershel Drive
    Metter, GA 30439
    [email protected]

  • Rashida Taylor 

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    Rashida Taylor represents the residents of District Two in Metter. She is a native of Metter and graduated from Metter High in 1995. After graduating, she received an Associate’s Degree from East Georgia College. She has attended Georgia Southern University and Brewton-Parker College. Rashida’s family is made up of her husband, Chatavis “Tay” Taylor, and their three children: daughter, Sydney and sons Conley and Montrail. O’mari is her only grandson. Currently, she owns a business and works for a non-profit business. Rashida is involved in several civics organizations. The family attends church at Open Door Worship Center.

    Contact info:
    P.O. Box 74
    Metter, GA 30439
    [email protected]
  • C. Brandon Sikes 

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    Brandon is employed with Crider Foods as a purchasing manager. He is married to Erin Sikes and they have two children, Layton and Peyson.

    Contact info:
    P.O. Box 74
    Metter, GA 30439
    [email protected]