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Commissioners to discuss Moonshine Festival, electric vehicles at BOC meeting
Dawson County Commissioners 2021

The Dawson County Board of Commissioners will return to their normal meeting schedule this week, with a back-to-back work session and voting session at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. respectively on Thursday, July 1. 

Commissioners are scheduled to hear a variety of presentations and proposals at the meetings including a discussion of electric vehicles and vehicle charging stations by Commissioner Tim Satterfield and a presentation introducing The Place of Dawson County. 

According to an agenda packet for the voting session, commissioners are scheduled to vote on permits for the upcoming 54th Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival which will take place in the city of Dawsonville on Oct. 22-24, 2021. 

At a previous meeting, commissioners heard from K.A.R.E. for Kids representatives on the festival. K.A.R.E. for Kids has requested to use several county-owned parking areas for the festival, including the courthouse, the Dawson County Health Department and Dawson County Library.

In addition to the Mountain Moonshine proposal, commissioners are scheduled to hear the following items on Thursday. See the agenda packet for Thursday’s work session here

  • Proclamation Recognizing Retirement of Health Department's Janelle Wilson

  • Presentation introducing The Place of Dawson County

  • Consideration of a request to accept an Underage Drinking Prevention Stipend Awarded to Family Connection by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

  • Consideration to move forward with a public hearing for an Animal Control Ordinance Update

  • Consideration to move forward with a public hearing for a Broadband Ready Community Ordinance

  • Presentation of request to make custodian position full-time

  • Presentation of Timber Harvest Ordinance Update

  • Discussion of electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging stations

Dawson County Board of Commissioners meetings are held in person at the Dawson County Government Center, 25 Justice Way, Dawsonville, and can be streamed live online by visiting the Dawson County Government Facebook page.