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    City of Metter
    Public Hearing Notice
    Fiscal Year 2020  - Called Meeting and Intent to Transmit Budget for City of Metter Fire & Rescue Department
     
    A special called meeting of the City of Metter Mayor and Council will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Metter City Hall. The purpose of the meeting includes the following:  (1) conduct of regular business matters; (2) executive session with legal counsel regarding proposed or potential legal action; (3) a work session regarding the FY 2020 Budget for the City of Metter; and  (4) consideration of a Motion to transmit the intended operating and capital budgets for the City of Metter Fire and Rescue Departments to the Candler County Board of Commissioners as required by the 2018 Service Delivery Strategy.
     
    All interested citizens are invited to attend.
     
    Angie Conner, City Clerk
    City of Metter
     

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    PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
    CITY OF METTER
    Notice of Public Hearing Zoning Ordinance Amendment
     
     
    The City of Metter Planning Commission will consider applicant requests for advisory review at its meeting on June 3, 2019 at 6 pm at Metter City Hall. Public comments for and against the request will be taken at that time. The Mayor and City Council for Metter, Georgia will hold a Public Hearing in accordance with zoning and public hearing procedures of the City of Metter, the State of Georgia and the City of Metter Zoning Ordinance on Monday, June 10, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. for or against requests made pursuant to the Metter Zoning Ordinance and/or Metter Subdivision Ordinance. All meetings will be at Metter City Hall, 49 South Rountree Street, Metter Georgia. Requests to be considered on the above dates are as follows:
     
    Application C-1904 (M33 113): Tyla Beasley request a conditional use variance for .92 acres of property located at 433 S.W. Broad Street tax parcel M33 113, to allow for the use of property as a grooming and boarding kennel.
     
    Application RZ-1905 (046 008 001): Seth Durden request a zoning map amendment for 12.05 acres of property located at 44958 Highway 46 E. tax parcel 046 008 001, to allow for manufactured homes. This zoning map amendment applies only to the 12.05 acres lying within the city limits of Metter, Georgia.  
     
    For more information contact Metter City Hall at 912-685-2527 or [email protected]
     
     

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    CITY OF METTER
    PUBLIC NOTICE
    FISCAL YEAR 2020 BUDGETS
     
     
    The City of Metter City Council do hereby announce that the proposed General Fund and Special Revenue budgets for Fiscal Year 2020 will be submitted to the Mayor and City Council for consideration on Monday, June 3, 2019. 
     
    The proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Budget will be available for public review and inspection beginning Monday, June 3, 2019 at City Hall located at 49 S. Rountree St., Metter, GA 30439, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, as required by O.C.G.A. §36-81-5(d).
     
    A Budget Hearing for public comments on the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget is scheduled for Monday, June 10, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. located at City Hall, 49 S. Rountree St., Metter, GA 30439.
     
    A Called Meeting to adopt the City of Metter Fiscal Year 2020 Budget is scheduled for Monday, June 17, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. located at City Hall, 49 S. Rountree St. Metter, GA 30439.

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    Public Notice
    City of Metter
    Budget Work Session/Called Meeting
     
    The City of Metter has scheduled a FY 2020 Budget Work Session/Called Meeting for Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 5:30 p.m., located at the City Hall, 49 S. Rountree St., Metter, GA. 
     
    Angie Conner, City Clerk
    City of Metter

  • 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)

    March 12, 2019

    May 21, 2019

    July 16, 2019


     

  • DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

    2019 MEETING DATES
    ( Meetings are scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. at Pineland Community Room, Metter, GA 30439 ) 

    June 3, 2019 

    July 1, 2019 

    August 5, 2019

    September 2, 2019

    October 7, 2019

    November 4, 2019

    December 2, 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 22, 2019 

    May 16, 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 This meeting has been rescheduled for March 4, 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.