Ordinance Amendments – Planned Residential Development

The Mayor and Council of the City of Calhoun will hold public hearings at the Depot Community Room, 109 South King Street, Calhoun, GA on November 8th at 7:00 pm for an ordinance to amend, strike or change certain sections of Part II – Code of Ordinances, Appendix A – Zoning, Article VII – Use Requirements by District, Section 7-14, PRD, Planned Residential Development; to repeal all conflicting ordinances, to fix an effective date; and for other purposes. The public is invited to attend. A copy of the proposed ordinance is available at City Hall, 226 South Wall Street, and online here:

PDFMoratorium – PRD Zoning

PDFORDINANCE – Zoning to Change PRD

November 2nd Municipal Election

Early voting will begin on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 and will end on Friday, October 29, 2021. Office hours are Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. There will be early voting on Saturday, October 16, 2021 and Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 9 a m. until 5 p.m. in the Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office. The Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office is located (across the street from the Post Office) at 408 Court Street, Calhoun, Georgia.

Municipal General Election Logic and Accuracy Testing

Notice is hereby given that the logic and accuracy testing and preparation of the voting equipment to be used in the November 2, 2021, Municipal General Election for the City of Calhoun and the Town of Resaca will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. Such preparation and testing will continue from day to day until complete and is open to the public and members of the public are entitled to be present during the preparation and testing. Said testing and preparation will be conducted at the Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office located at 408 Court Street, Calhoun, Georgia.

Submitted by:
Shea Hicks
Chairperson,
Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration

Water/Sewer Construction Laborer

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for laborer in the water/sewer construction department.

Qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent; valid driver’s license and must be able to obtain CDL within six months; ability to do manual labor such as digging and cleaning out ditches to install new water and sewer lines; make water and sewer taps; install water meters; lay pipe; operate jack hammer and air drill. Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs.

Applications are available at City Hall, 226 South Wall Street during normal business hours or online at www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com.

PDFApplication for Employment

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Qualifying Results for November 2nd General Election

Qualifying for the municipal general election was held August 16th through the 18th with the following qualifying:

City Council Post 3: George R. Crowley, Incumbent
Ed Moyer
City Council Post 4: Ray Denmon, Incumbent
Alvin Long
School Board Post 1: Andy Baxter, Incumbent
School Board Post 2: Rhoda Washington, Incumbent
School Board Post 3: Stephen King

Early voting will begin on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 and will end on Friday, October 29, 2021. Office hours are Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. We will have early voting on Saturday, October 16, 2021 and Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 9 a m. until 5 p.m. in the Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office. The Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office is located (across the street from the Post Office) at 408 Court Street, Calhoun, Georgia.


To request an absentee ballot by mail contact the Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office at 706-629-7781. The last day to request an absentee ballot by mail is October 22, 2021.


The last day to register to vote for the municipal general election is Monday, October 4, 2021. Registration is available at the Gordon County Board of Elections Office, City Hall or other locations as required by Georgia Law.


Submitted by:
Sharon Nelson, MMC
Qualifying Officer

Basic Firefighter

NOTICE

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for the position
of Basic Firefighter.

Qualifications to apply are:

• Must be at least 18 Years Old
• Have a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent
• Are required to have a valid Georgia driver’s license (progressing to class E or F) and maintain throughout employment
• Must not have been convicted of a felony within the last 10 years
• Be physically prepared to take a Timed, Pass or Fail test, which is the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) as prescribed by the Georgia Firefighter’s Standards and Training Council
• Have the ability to pass an extensive background check prior to being considered for a position
• Pass a medical evaluation and drug screening after being offered a position.
• Successful Candidates will be required to complete and pass an 8 week Rookie School to become a State of Georgia Certified Firefighter progressing to Firefighter 2 and maintain this Certification throughout employment
• After hire, and completions of firefighter rookie school, the successful candidate will be required to obtain an Advanced EMT Certification within 3 years when enrolled in appointed CFD EMT class, and maintain throughout employment.

Successful qualified applicants will be contacted about the date and time of the Candidate Physical Ability Test and practice times. Contacted applicants will then receive an information packet concerning requirements for the CPAT.

Firefighter Candidate Info

Employment Applications are available at City Hall, 226 South Wall Street Calhoun, Georgia during normal business hours and at www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com.

Application for Employment

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Completed applications should be returned to City Hall.

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Assistant Finance Director

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for an Assistant Finance Director in the Finance department.

This position assists in managing the financial recording and reporting in accordance with GAAP and GASB guidelines. Assists with annual audit; coordinates the development of the annual budget; and ensures accuracy of the general ledger and financial data. Monitors investments and adjusts to market monthly.

Qualifications are: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; 5-10 years of experience in governmental accounting; proficient knowledge of Excel; supervisory skills are a necessity and  ability to maintain good working relationships with other employees and department heads.

Applications are available at City Hall, 226 South Wall Street during normal business hours or online at www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com.

PDFApplication for Employment

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Community Development – Building Inspector

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a Building Inspector in the Community Development department.

Responsibilities include assisting in the daily operation of building, zoning and land use in the City of Calhoun; assist in the inspection of residential, commercial, and industrial construction with emphasis on structural, plumbing, electric, gas, mechanical and HVAC.  Responsible for zoning and land use interpretation to assure compliance with City Ordinances and the Calhoun Comprehensive Plan.

Qualifications are valid Georgia driver’s license; high school diploma or equivalent and minimum of five years’ experience in construction or construction related field; preferred bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or other related fields. Ability to read and interpret construction plans and blueprints. Computer literate. Ability to do field inspections involving squatting, bending, kneeling, reaching and twisting.

Applications are available at City Hall,
226 South Wall St Calhoun, GA 30701
(706) 629-0151 and online at www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com.

PDFApplication for Employment

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Meter Reader – Calhoun Utilities

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a Meter Reader.

Responsibilities include reading all water and electric meters each month using a hand held electronic meter reading device. Assisting with general maintenance on meter reading trucks. Replacing meter lids on water meters.

Qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent, valid Georgia driver’s license; ability to climb steep banks; cross ditches; ability to drive defensively since job requires 70% driving time; ability to work well with internal/external customers.

Applications are available at City Hall, 226 South Wall Street during normal business hours or online at www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com.

PDFApplication for Employment

    Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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