Notice of Public Hearing Special Use Permit & Variance. For more information Click Here

Commissioner’s Office

Location:
65 Courthouse Street, Suite 1
Blairsville, GA 30512
Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
Contact:
Lamar Paris, Sole Commissioner
Phone: (706) 439-6000
Fax: (706) 439-6004
Email: commissioner@uniongov.com
Office Staff
Larry Garrett
Email: ucmanager@uniongov.com
Jennifer Queen
Email: ucexec@uniongov.com
Pam Hawkins
Email: purchasing@uniongov.com
Laura Driskell
Email: ucfinance@uniongov.com
Jill Chastain
Email: accountspayable@uniongov.com
Krystal Berry
Email: ucassist@uniongov.com

 

About:
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

 

Announcements
Notice of Public Hearing Special Use Permit & Variance. For more information

The Union County Commissioner will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. at the Union County Courthouse, 65 Courthouse Street, Courtroom A, Blairsville, Georgia. The Commissioner will review an application by Jennifer B. Alewine, as attorney for Verizon Wireless, requesting a Special Use Permit and Variance to allow for the location of a telecommunications tower on property located at Pat Colwell Road, Parcel 037 004A of Union County, Georgia.

A final decision on the Special Use Permit and Variance will be rendered at a Called Meeting on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Union County Courthouse, 65 Courthouse Street, Blairsville, Georgia.