Message from Union County Commissioner's Office:

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Commissioner’s Office

65 Courthouse Street, Suite 1
Blairsville, GA 30512
Phone: (706) 439-6000
Fax: (706) 439-6004
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm

Lamar Paris, Sole Commissioner
Office Staff
Larry Garrett
County Manager
Jennifer Mahan
County Clerk; Executive Assistant to the Commissioner
Pam Hawkins
Purchasing/SPLOST Projects
Laura Driskell
Director of Finance
Jill Chastain
Accounts Payable
Theresa Stephens
Human Resources/Insurance Coordinator
Renee Deibert
Special Projects; Webmaster; Marketing; Alcohol Licensing

The Sole Commissioner is the governing authority of the county. The Commissioner sets and approves the budget for all departments and elected officials. He sets the mill rate each year, which provides funds for the operation of the county departments. Union County is one of only 8 counties in the State that operates under a Sole Commissioner type of government.

The Commissioner is a sworn elected official and governed by the laws of the County of Union, the State of Georgia, and any and all applicable Federal laws. The Commissioner serves a 4-year term, which coincides with the presidential election.

The Commissioner’s office is directly responsible for the following departments:

• Building & Development
• Environmental Enforcement
• Emergency 911 Dispatch
• Emergency 911 Mapping
• Fire Department / Emergency Management
• Parks & Recreation
• Road Department
• Transfer & Recycling
• County Transportation



Message from Union County Commissioner's Office:

A Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. in the Union County Courthouse, 65 Courthouse Street,
Courtroom A, Blairsville, Georgia

The purpose of this hearing will be for Union County to provide information and answer questions regarding the abandonment of Old Lows Mill Road and Old Ivy Log Road as they no longer serve a useful public purpose. Please send your comments via regular mail or to the email address listed on our website.

Union County Commissioner
Posted: July 2, 2024