Announcements

Council Meeting for May 2020 has been rescheduled for May 12th at 7:00 pm. 

Election Information:  Combined Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary, and Nonpartisan General Election - Election Date - June 9, 2020 Please vote absentee if possible.  Call your election superintendent to request absentee ballot application if you did not receive one (706-795-6335). 

Registration Date - May 11, 2020  General Primary Runoff and Nonpartisan General Election Runoff - Election Date August 11, 2020; Registration Date - July 13, 2020 

See more dates on State Website: https://sos.ga.gov/admin/files/2020%20Revised%20Short%20Calendar.pdf

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS ALL ACTIVITIES AT CITY HALL BUILDING AND PROPERTIES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.   

The City of Colbert has announced a new ordinance stating six poultry is allowed per household within the City Limits.  They must be contained in a fenced area.  No crowing or loud noises allowed from the poultry.  

ALERT!    ALERT!    ALERT!  To sign up for emergency phone calls from County EMS www.madisoncountyga.us and click on Emergency Alerts.  Fill in the information with your phone #'s to be contacted. 

The Madison County Sheriff's Office has advised the public to beware of a scam concerning the IRS.  If anyone gets a call from the IRS asking for money or telling you that you owe them, please call 911 and report it.  The IRS does not make phone calls.  They will contact people by mail. 

Council Meeting 7:00 p.m. each 1st Monday night in each month EXCEPT if a holiday falls on Monday. Information will be furnished when changes are made. 

City Hall Offices Closed New Year's Eve & New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday

Trash Pick-up is Monday of each week unless announced. Please have trash out by 7:00 a.m.  WastePro will no longer handle recyled items.  If you are interested in recycling, please take it to Madison County Landfill.  They have a place designated for recycled items. 

TRASH PICK-UP ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Trash will be picked up on Martin Luther King Day.  No Trash Pick-up on July 4th (if on Monday);  Memorial Day; Labor Day; All trash picked up on Tuesday following holiday closings.

Burn permits can be obtained October 1st. To obtain a burn permit call 1-877-652-2876. 

New Name for Old Colbert School - COLBERT MUNICIPAL COMPLEX

LEASH LAW:  City of Colbert has a leash law in effect.  All dogs must be on a leash or contained in a secure pen.  Dogs allowed to run on street is subject to be picked up by Animal Control and a fine of up to $1000.00 can be imposed.

CITY TAX NOTICES WILL BE MAILED FROM THE COUNTY AND WILL INCLUDE CITY TAXES.  ALL TAXES WILL BE PAID TO COUNTY TAX OFFICE, NOT TO CITY HALL OFFICE.