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CLAY COUNTY WOULD LIKE TO THANK PETER PAULEY FOR THE USE OF HIS PHOTOGRAPHS WWW.PETERPAULEY.COM

WELCOME TO CLAY COUNTY, GEORGIA

E verify identification number 46247. MAY 26th 2010

Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,183,[1] making it the fifth-least populous county in Georgia. The county seat is Fort Gaines

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 3,183 people residing in the county. 60.4% were Black or African American, 37.6% White, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% of some other race and 1.2% of two or more races. 0.8% were Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

​The town of Fort Gaines was founded in 1816. It was named for Gen. E. P. Gaines. A fort of the same name had been built in 1814 nearby on the Chattachoochee River. In 1854, Fort Gaines was designated seat of the newly formed Clay County

According to the United States Census Bureau, Fort Gaines has a total area of 7.7 square miles (19.9 km2), of which 4.8 square miles (12.4 km2) is land and 2.9 square miles (7.6 km2), or 37.99%, is water.

 

MEET YOUR

CLAY

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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Term:

01/01/19 - 12/31/22
 

Gail Hubbard

District 1

 

Clay County Administrator 

M. Hunter Singleton

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Lola Spann

District 2

 

Term:

01/01/19 - 12/31/2022

Samuel Johnson

District 3

Term:

10/01/19 - 12/31/20

 

Vice Chairman

Ernest Jenkins

District 5

First Elected

01/01/2013 - 12/31/16

Current Term:

01/01/17 - 12/31/20

Chairman

James Davenport

District 4

Term:

01/01/2009 - 12/31/12

Current Term:

01/01/17 - 12/31/20

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CLAY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS IS NOW TAKING CREDIT & DEBIT CARDS IN THE OFFICE AND ONLINE  FOR PERMITS, LICENSE, INVOICES AND WATER AND REFUSE ACCOUNT PAYMENTS.

SERVICE FEES APPLY.

News & Announcements

The Clay County Board of Commissioners approved of the Fire/EMS Assessment Fee to be added to the annual Property taxes and to the Pre-Bill Mobile Home taxes. The Fire/EMS Assessment Fee will be a $100.00 fee added to every real property parcel, as well as every Pre-Bill Mobile Home parcel, excluding for churches, cemeteries, and disabled veteran’s homestead property.

            For property owners with multiple parcels, a combination request form is available on the Clay County website, www.claycountyga.net, under the Tax Assessor’s link, as well as at the Tax Assessor’s office located in the Clay County courthouse. To combine parcels, the parcels must be contiguous and have the same name as recorded on the deed as of January 1, 2022.If there are multiple owners, all owners must agree with the combination. All combination requests must be submitted no later than JULY 25, 2022.

            For information regarding the Fire/EMS Assessment Fee, contact the Clay County Board of Commissioners office located at 147 Wilson Street, Fort Gaines, GA 39823 (229)768-3238.

            For information regarding the combining of parcels, contact the Clay County Tax Assessor’s office located at 210 S. Washington Street, Fort Gaines, GA 39823 (229)768-2000.

The Clay County Board of Commissioners is seeking a Custodian to keep our buildings functionally and aesthetically intact. The Custodian will ensure the buildings are tidy, clean, and well-maintained.

Duties of the Custodian:

- Maintain floors by sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming floors

- Dust furniture and fixtures

- Wash and sanitize toilets and sinks, and restocking paper and soap supplies

- Empty trash receptacles and bag trash for proper disposal

- Clean and service custodial equipment as needed

- Maintain inventory of cleaning agents and equipment

- Performs cleaning functions specific to the assigned facilities

- Other duties as assigned

The selected applicant must have a high school diploma, GED, or suitable equivalent. They must have basic mathematical skills, organizational skills, proficient knowledge of cleaning equipment and agents, and the ability to work with minimal supervision; be physically agile and dexterous, and resilient to cleaning agents and chemical.

For complete details, interested persons should contact the Clay County Commissioner’s Office, 147 Wilson Street, Fort Gaines, GA for an application or download the application from the website at www.claycountyga.net. Go to documents tab. Applicants must have a valid drivers’ license, are required to be able to read and write and pass a drug test. Clay County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

 

The Clay County Board of Commissioners is currently accepting applications for the positions of Full Time Equipment Operator and Public Works Laborers.  Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. 

Departments / Divisions: Public Works

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

Salary: Hourly

For complete details, interested persons should contact the Clay County Board of Commissioner's Administrative Office, 147 Wilson Street, Fort Gaines, Georgia 39851 for an application or download the application from the website at www.claycountyga.net. Go to the documents tab. Clay County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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COUNTY HOLIDAYS 2022

OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED

NEW YEARS 2022 - DECEMBER 31

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY - JANUARY 17

PRESIDENT'S DAY - FEBRUARY 21

GOOD FRIDAY - APRIL 15

MEMORIAL DAY - MAY 30

JUNETEENTH - JUNE 20

INDEPENDENCE DAY - JULY 4

LABOR DAY - SEPTEMBER 5

VETERAN'S DAY - NOVEMBER 11

THANKSGIVING DAY & THE DAY AFTER - NOVEMBER 24/25

CHRISTMAS EVE & CHRISTMAS DAY - DECEMBER 23/26

NEW YEARS 2023 - JANUARY 2

PLEASE NOTE: OUR SITE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND BEING UPDATED.

OUR ORDINANCE MAY HAVE CHANGED SINCE THE DATE IT WAS PUBLISHED ON THIS SITE, PLEASE CONTACT OUR COUNTY CLERK IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THE ORDINANCES IN CLAY COUNTY WHILE WE ARE UPDATING OUR WEBSITE DAILY. SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.    - CCBOC STAFF