Macon-Bibb County



  • Commission approves FY24 Budget: Includes reduction of at least 5 mills in property taxes
    On Tuesday, May 20, 2023, the Macon-Bibb Commission approved Mayor Lester Miller’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2024 (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024). This budget includes a proposed millage rate reduction of at least 5 mills, making it the third consecutive year a reduction will have occurred. During that time, the millage rate […]

    June 23, 2023 published by Edna Ruiz

  • New amphitheater wows Commission, staff
    During their Committee Meeting this month, Commissioners went on a tour of the Macon Mall led by Director of Planning & Public Spaces Alex Morrison. Reporters and staff also joined as they saw updates of the new outdoor amphitheater being built at the Macon Mall. Words that seemed to ring true as people nodded heads […]

    May 19, 2023 published by Edna Ruiz

  • More than 200 blighted houses down 
      On Monday, July 11, Mayor Lester Miller, Commissioners, and department crews celebrated the 200th demolition of the ongoing Blight Fight. This demolition was at 1185 Kitchens Street near Union Baptist Church. You can watch the press conference and demolition by clicking here. You can click here for a photo album from the press conference. […]

    July 15, 2022 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Commission approves gunshot detection system
    On Tuesday, September 14, the Commission unanimously passed a resolution appropriating $1.97 million in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds to help fight crime. The County entered into an agreement with ShotSpotter, a gunshot detection system. The company will place sensors in different spots around the County that will help pinpoint gunfire location and alert the Sheriff’s Office. With this technology, they can respond faster and […]

    September 17, 2021 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Mayor, Commissioners check up on newly renovated Health Department
    Mayor Lester Miller and Commissioners got to see your taxpayer dollars at work at the new Macon-Bibb County Health Department . On Tuesday, the Commission took a trip to the new department at 1600 Forsyth Street. The new location was made possible with $4.3 million of voter-approved Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) funds, […]

    August 27, 2021 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Commission recognizes Mayor Miller for efforts in fight against blight
    During a regularly scheduled Commission meeting Tuesday, Commissioners surprised Mayor Lester Miller with a proclamation. The proclamation, read by District 7 Commissioner Bill Howell, highlighted Mayor Miller’s Blight Fight initiative and the work he and crews from Public Works, Facilities Management, and contractors have done to remove 30 blighted houses from neighborhoods before his 30-day […]

    June 4, 2021 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Mayor, Commissioners tour fire training facilities
    On Tuesday, February 9, Mayor Lester Miller and the Commission toured the Fire Department’s current fire training facility on Tinker Drive to see its deteriorating condition. They also learned how the conditions are negatively impacting the training programs, means firefighters have to travel to other facilities.  “I’m proud we’re increasing the pay for our firefighters, […]

    February 12, 2021 published by Edna Ruiz

  • February 2, 2021 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting
    February 2, 2021 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting from MaconBibbTV on Vimeo. At the Macon-Bibb County Commission Meeting on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, the Board presented proclamations, approved several items, and mentioned items up for discussion at the next Committee Meeting.  The first proclamation was presented by Dr. Henry Ficklin, the County Director of Community Affairs. It […]

    February 5, 2021 published by Edna Ruiz

  • August 18, 2020 Commission Meeting Recap
    Macon-Bibb County Commissioners met via Zoom for the regularly scheduled meetings on Tuesday, August 18. You can watch the meeting here. Old Business:     Commissioners approved reallocating $200,000 in voter-approved Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) funds for planned improvements to Cotton Avenue Plaza, First Street, and Rosa Parks Square. The projects will […]

    August 21, 2020 published by Edna Ruiz

  • Recap of July 21, 2020 Macon-Bibb Commission Meeting
    The Macon-Bibb County Board of Commissioners met via Zoom for its regularly-scheduled Commission Meeting on Tuesday, July 21. Here’s a recap of what they approved.   Commissioners approved an agreement with Kornegay Engineering for a Structural Inspection Report on the Transco Coal Tower on Seventh Street. The Board approved a plan to move two Confederate […]

    July 24, 2020 published by Edna Ruiz

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