CITY OF THOMASVILLE OPERATIONAL UPDATE

Last week, Governor Brian Kemp announced that Georgia’s Public Health State of Emergency would be extended until August 11, 2020. Today, City Manager Alan Carson announced that this extension would have an impact on some City operations, including the reopening of City administrative buildings and facilities. City of Thomasville administrative offices were originally scheduled to reopen on Monday, July 13, 2020. “While disappointing, we have made the decision to delay our reopening...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE OPERATIONAL UPDATE

City Manager Alan Carson has announced a reopening plan for City of Thomasville administrative buildings and facilities. The City Administrative Building and other facilities closed to the general public in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These facilities will reopen on Monday, July 13, 2020 – the day after Georgia’s Public Health State of Emergency is set to expire. “Throughout the pandemic, our City of Thomasville staff have continued to work through very challenging...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE OPERATIONAL UPDATE

Last week, Governor Brian Kemp issued a new Executive Order that continued Georgia’s public health state of emergency through July 12, 2020. At the same time, Governor Kemp also issued an Executive Order that provides guidance for reviving a healthy Georgia in response to COVID-19. City Manager Alan Carson said that based on these new Executive Orders, large community events such as CNSNext’s July 4th celebration will remain suspended. “We are very disappointed that we are unable...



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...