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  • PUBLIC NOTICE
    Planning Commission Meeting
                A Planning Commission meeting will be held in accordance with zoning procedures of the City of Metter and the Zoning Ordinance by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Metter, GA at City Hall, 49 S. Rountree St., Metter, GA at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 for an advisory review of the following requests:
    An application C-1809 (M33-099): Nhu Phuong Nguyen request a conditional use variance for .33 acres of property located at 328 Southwest Broad Street tax parcel M33 099 to allow part of the commercially zoned property to be utilized as a residence.
     
    An application RZ-1809 (M47-012); RZ-1809 (M47-042); and RZ-1809 (M47-030): Pillman Enterprises, LLC request a zoning map amendment for 1.1 acres, .38 acres, and .37 acres for property located on South Lewis Street from the corner of S. Lewis Street and E. Lytell Street to the corner of S. Lewis and E. Stripling Street on the east-side of South Lewis Street.  Request is to rezone the parcels from R-2 Single Family Residential to HOC-1A Limited Highway Oriented Commercial 
               
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  • PUBLIC NOTICE
    Notice of Public Hearing Zoning Ordinance Amendment
    A Public Hearing will be held in accordance with zoning and public hearing procedures of the City of Metter and the Zoning Ordinance by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Metter, GA at City Hall, 49 S. Rountree St., Metter, GA at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2019 for or against the following requests under the Metter Zoning Ordinance:
    An application C-1809 (M33-099): Nhu Phuong Nguyen request a conditional use variance for .33 acres of property located at 328 Southwest Broad Street tax parcel M33 099 to allow part of the commercially zoned property to be utilized as a residence.
     
    An application RZ-1809 (M47-012); RZ-1809 (M47-042); and RZ-1809 (M47-030): Pillman Enterprises, LLC request a zoning map amendment for 1.1 acres, .38 acres, and .37 acres for property located on South Lewis Street from the corner of S. Lewis Street and E. Lytell Street to the corner of S. Lewis and E. Stripling Street on the east-side of South Lewis Street.  Request is to rezone the parcels from R-2 Single Family Residential to HOC-1A Limited Highway Oriented Commercial 
    There will be a City Council meeting held that same day (January 14, 2019) at 5:30 P.M. and action taken by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Metter, to vote for or against the above requests for a Zoning Amendment and a Conditional Use Variance under the City of Metter Zoning Ordinance.
     
    Ample opportunity to be heard will be given to any citizen and all parties who are interested in attending the hearing.
     
    Persons with special needs relating to handicapped accessibility or foreign language shall contact City Clerk, Angie Conner, at 912-685-2527 prior to the above date.  This individual can be located at 49 South Rountree Street, Metter, Georgia (City Hall) between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday, except holidays.
     
    A copy of said proposal is available for public review at City Hall
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  • CITY OF METTER
    GRAYSON TRAPNELL SPECIAL COMMITTEE FOR ANIMAL SERVICES

    2019 REGULAR MEETING DATES
    (Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. at Metter Police Department)

    January 15, 2019 (This meeting has been postponed until January 22, 2019)

    February 19, 2019

    March 29, 2019

    April 16, 2019

    May 21, 2019

    June 18, 2019

    July 16, 2019

    August 20, 2019

    September 17, 2019

    October 15, 2019

    November 29, 2019 

    December 17, 2019



     

     

     

  • CITY OF METTER

    TREE BOARD

    2019 REGULAR MEETING DATES
    ( Meetings are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. at City Hall ) 

    January 17, 2019 

    March 21, 2019

    May 15, 2019

    July 18, 2019

    September 19, 2019

    November 21, 2019

       

     

     

  • 2nd Monday of each month
    Regular City Council Meeting
    5:30 pm
  • CITY OF METTER

    REGULAR  CITY COUNCIL MEETING DATES

    (All Regular Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m.)

    January 14 2019

    February 11, 2019

    March 11, 2019

    April 8, 2019

    May 13, 2019

    June 10, 2019

    July 8, 2019

    August 12, 2019

    September 9, 2019

    October 14, 2019

    November 11, 2019

    December 9, 2019

  • Council-Manager Form of Government

    Metter, Georgia operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The Charter of the City of Metter establishes the City Council as the governing and legislative authority of the City government. Click to view the Charter for the City of Metter, Georgia.

    Under this system of local government, the elected officials are the community leaders and policy makers who establish a vision for their city, town, or county, and who hire the Manager to carry out policy and ensure that all residents are equitably served. The Manager coordinates the work of department heads and other employees, who help ensure the smooth and efficient delivery of services. The Manager is responsible for preparing the budget, directing day-to-day operations, hiring and firing personnel, and serving as the Council’s chief policy advisor.

  • Districts

    The City of Metter is divided into two districts.


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  • Council Meetings

    The Metter City Council holds public meetings the second Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Special called meetings are also called on an as-needed basis. To get on the agenda for a council meeting, contact the Metter City Clerk at 912-685-2527. All requests to get on the agenda should be made by the close of business the Wednsday before the Monday meeting.

  • Running for Office

    The Mayor and Council serve four-year staggered terms to ensure that at no time is the Metter City Council composed of a full panel of freshmen members. There are presently no term limits for these positions. To qualify for the position of Mayor or councilmember, you must meet the following requirements:

    • Must be a one (1) year City of Metter resident as of the first Tuesday in November of the year for
      which you are qualifying
    • Must be a registered voter of the City of Metter
    • Must be 21 years of age
    • Must state which seat/person for which you are qualifying
    • Must pay a qualifying fee of $81 (3% of Council pay) or, if running for the Mayoral seat, $171
      (3% of Mayor’s pay).

    All candidates running for office should make themselves familiar with the Georgia Ethics in Government Act. Once elected, the Mayor and all members of the Council must continue to reside in the City of Metter during their periods of service and remain registered voters. Additionally, they may not hold any other city office or city employment during any portion of the term for which they are elected.

    Qualifying packages for Metter city elections are available at City Hall from the Metter City Clerk’s office.