CITY OF THOMASVILLE OPERATIONAL UPDATE

Governor Brian Kemp’s recent announcement that Georgia’s public health state of emergency order would extend through June 12 will have an impact on some City of Thomasville services. City Manager Alan Carson said that in light of the Governor’s continued state of emergency order, special event permits and park reservations would continue to be suspended through June 12. “We are committed to following the Governor’s plan to reopen Georgia and the White House’s Guidelines for...



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CITY ANNOUNCES REOPENING OF COUNTRY OAKS GOLF COURSE

After being temporarily closed to the public since March 23rd, the City of Thomasville has announced that Country Oaks Golf Course will reopen on Friday May 15th. New policies have been implemented in order to provide safety while allowing players to enjoy golfing at the course. “Since the day we temporarily closed, Mike Owens and his staff at Country Oaks have worked at length to prepare for a reopening,” said Alan Carson, City Manager. “Some of the measures will include social...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE PRECAUTIONS ALLOW FOR BUSINESS OPERATIONS TO CONTINUE

City of Thomasville operations such as Thomasville Police Department (TPD), Thomasville Fire Rescue (TFR) and Utilities services including Water, Electric, Natural Gas, Public Works, Solid Waste, Wastewater and CNSNext are all essential services that our community depends upon for consistent, reliable service. Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, City of Thomasville staff members have continued to serve our community, citizens and customers, although some operations have been slightly...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE OPERATIONAL UPDATE

On Monday, April 20, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp announced plans to reopen businesses previously ordered closed by Executive Order. After careful, measured consideration, City Manager Alan Carson said that the City of Thomasville’s recent operational changes that were made in response to COVID-19 would continue in place for now. “Like many other businesses, the City of Thomasville is eager to resume our normal operations,” he said. “However, with health and safety in mind, we...



CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO EXTEND LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY

The Thomasville City Council met for a called meeting via teleconference on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. The agenda for the meeting included a resolution of emergency that authorized the first and second reading of an amendment to the ordinance that declared a local state of emergency that was passed on March 25, 2020. The amendment to the ordinance, which passed by a vote of four to one, extends Thomasville’s local state of emergency through 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Alan...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATE

On Wednesday, April 8, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp announced the extension of Georgia’s public health state of emergency. Originally set to expire on April 30th, the order has now been extended through May 13, 2020. In addition, Governor Kemp announced an extension of an Executive Order that requires all Georgians to remain sheltered in place through 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2020. The Executive Order mandates that residents and visitors to the State of Georgia are to shelter in...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATE

On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp announced an Executive Order that would require all Georgians to shelter in place, beginning at 6:00 p.m. today, April 3rd. This order will be in effect through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020. The Executive Order mandates that residents and visitors of the State of Georgia shelter in place within their places of residence and remain there while taking every possible precaution to limit social interaction to prevent the spread or...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE PARTNERS WITH CHAMBER TO PROMOTE LOCAL BUSINESS

The City of Thomasville’s GIS and Main Street Departments have collaborated with the Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber of Commerce to promote local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The agencies have together created a Geographic Information System (GIS) map to pull together information related to Thomasville’s small business community. In launching the map, the partnership intends to assist local businesses while providing valuable information to residents. Duane Treadon, City...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE ANNOUNCES ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER

City Manager Alan Carson has announced an administrative order for the City of Thomasville in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This order comes after the Thomasville City Council voted unanimously to declare an official state of emergency for Thomasville on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, which enacts Chapter 7 of the City’s Code of Ordinances, ‘Emergency Management.’ This administrative order is in effect for thirty days from the official declaration of the local state of emergency, or...



THOMASVILLE CITY COUNCIL DECLARES LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY

The Thomasville City Council voted unanimously to Declare a Local State of Emergency in a Council meeting held on Tuesday March 24th. Council did not announce any actions that will be taken in connection with the Declaration. On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 7:00p.m. the Council will meet to consider on second reading an Ordinance to delete in its entirety Chapter 7, Captioned “Emergency Management “of the City of Thomasville Code of Ordinances and replace the same with a new Chapter...



THOMASVILLE CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CALLED MEETING

The Thomasville City Council will meet at 7 pm on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, to consider on second reading an Ordinance to delete in its entirety Chapter 7, Captioned “Emergency Management “ of the City of Thomasville Code of Ordinances and replace the same with a new Chapter 7, Captioned “Emergency Management.” Click here to view the agenda. Meetings of the Thomasville City Council are open to the public. However, it is recommended that citizens are mindful of guidelines...



THOMASVILLE CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CALLED MEETING

The Thomasville City Council will be meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday March 24, 2020. The purpose of the meeting is to consider on first and second reading under resolution of emergency a new Chapter 7 Emergency Management Ordinance of the Code of Ordinances. The purpose of considering this ordinance is to update the emergency management procedures and powers of the City. The meeting will also consider on first and second reading under resolution of emergency an Ordinance to Declare a Local...