NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION AND QUALIFYING
Qualifying for Council Member will begin on Monday,
August 21, 2017 at 8:30 am and end on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 4:30 pm. The qualifying fee for Council Member is $25.00. The last day to register to vote in the Municipal General Election and Run-off (if necessary) is October 10, 2017.
The City of Emerson General Election will be held on
November 7, 2017 between the hours of 7:00 am – 7:00 pm at the Emerson City Complex, 700 Highway 293, Emerson, GA. The run-off (if necessary) will be held on December 5, 2017.
Two Council Member offices are up for election this year, each with a four year term.
The Cartersville-Bartow Metropolitan Planning Organization (CBMPO) will be having a Transportation Open House at the Clarence Brown Conference Center on Tuesday, June 16th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Drop by and learn what it takes to keep Bartow moving!
Enter to win one of several drawings for prizes from local vendors for car washes, oil changes, tool sets and more!
CBMPO Open House Flyer
The City of Emerson and Xpress Bill Pay have partnered to provide a new and exciting service for you. This partnership provides many choices to manage your utilities account. You can setup automatic payments, access account history, payment history and much more. You can also choose to receive electronic notification when a bill is available and due.
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On February 17, 2015 the City of Emerson held a Community-Wide Visioning Session facilitated by Cobb EMC. A summary report detailing the event is provided below.
Emerson Community Visioning Session Summary
The Mayor and Council of the City of Emerson, Georgia does hereby announce that the millage rate will be set at a meeting to be held at City Hall on July 23, 2012 at 7:00PM and pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A. Section 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 and levy for the past five years.
2013 – Tax Digest & 5 Year Levy
A boil water notice was issued on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 due to a water main break on Puckett Road. We are pleased to report the lab results show no contaminates in the water supply. Therefore, the boil water notice affecting customer of the Emerson water system is now lifted.
If you should have any questions or concerns, please call City Hall at
(770) 382-9819 during normal business hours.
We apologize for any inconvenience due to the outage and thank you for your patience.
City of Emerson
City of Emerson 2012 SPLOST Projects Update
The City of Emerson will be closed on Monday, December 31, 2012 and Tuesday, January 1, 2013. Water cut-offs scheduled for the 1st will be done on January 3rd, 2013. Garbage will also be picked up on Wednesday, January 2nd.
The Mayor and Council of the City of Emerson, Georgia has tentatively adopted a millage rate of 3.60 mills which will require an increase in property taxes.
All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this tax increase to be held at Emerson City Hall, 700 Highway 293, Emerson, Georgia on July 9, 2012 at 9:00AM.
Times and places of additional public hearings on this tax increase are at Emerson City Hall on July 9, 2012 at 6:00PM and July 23, 2012 at 7:00PM.
This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 3.6 mills, an increase of 3.6 mills. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be 0.0 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $125,000 is approximately $180 and the proposed tax increase for nonhomestead property with a fair market value of $125,000 is approximately $180.