Municipal General Election for the City of Calhoun

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with O.C.G.A. 21-2-132 and O.C.G.A. 21-2-9 (b) a municipal general election will be held for the City of Calhoun on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at the Calhoun Recreation Department located at 601 River Street, Calhoun, Georgia from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Qualifying for the municipal general election shall be held at the Calhoun City Hall located at 226 S. Wall Street, Calhoun, Georgia, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, August 16, 2021 and ending at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 18, 2021.  The hours of qualifying each day will be from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Those positions that are up for election are:

Municipal Office Qualifying Fee
Council Post #3 Incumbent, George R. Crowley $252.00    
Council Post #4 Incumbent, Ray M. Denmon $252.00    
School Board Post #1 Incumbent, Andy Baxter $1.00    
School Board Post #2 Incumbent, Rhoda Washington $1.00    
School Board Post #3 Incumbent, David Scoggins $1.00    

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:
Shea Hicks
Municipal Elections Superintendent

Laborer – Street Department

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a laborer in the street department. 

Qualifications include construction experience, ability to do manual labor and lift up to 100 lbs.

A valid Georgia driver’s license is required.

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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Laborer – Water/Sewer Plant Maintenance

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

Qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent; valid driver’s license; ability to do general and ground maintenance such as cutting grass and weed eating along with maintaining buildings and equipment and maintenance at water tanks and pump stations.  

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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Part-Time Teller – Utility Department

The City of Calhoun is now accepting applications for a part-time teller in the utility department.

Qualifications are high school diploma or equivalent; computer literate, ability to handle cash and balance cash drawer, bondable, and ability to deal with general public.

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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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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The City of Calhoun’s Educational Solar Array is online and producing electricity.

The City of Calhoun’s Educational Solar Array is online and producing electricity. You can monitor the results here:

https://eecs.enphaseenergy.com/pv/public_systems/rY8J2225114/overview

A partnership between Calhoun Utilities, Calhoun City Schools and the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) installed a Solar Array at the Calhoun’s Utilities offices – 700 West Line Street. On sunny days the 48 kW Array produces enough energy to power about 6 typical homes.

Calhoun Electric Department Receives National Commendation for Electric Restoration Efforts in Abbeville, LA in Response to Hurricane Delta

The Calhoun Electric Department has received a national commendation from the American Public Power Association for its support in electric power restoration efforts in Abbeville, LA.

In October, Calhoun Electric Department sent crews to assist Abbeville, which suffered widespread outages as a result of Hurricane Delta.

Calhoun Electric Department participates in the American Public Power Association’s Mutual Aid Network, which coordinates with utilities and authorities during widespread power outages.

For more information on Calhoun Electric and its commitment to mutual aid, visit https://www.cityofcalhoun-ga.com/utilities/electric-department/ or https://PublicPower.org/MutualAid.

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