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Commissioner’s Office

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

Lamar Paris, Sole Commissioner
Email: commissioner@uniongov.com
Office Staff
Larry Garrett
Email: ucmanager@uniongov.com
Jennifer Mahan
Email: ucexec@uniongov.com
Pam Hawkins
Email: purchasing@uniongov.com
Laura Driskell
Email: ucfinance@uniongov.com
Jill Chastain
Email: accountspayable@uniongov.com
Renee Deibert
Email: renee@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

NOTICES.

Union County's Short Term Rental Ordinance - DRAFT ONE can be found HERE.

A public hearing will be held on Monday, December 5, 2022 beginning at 5:00 p.m. to discuss the first draft of Union County's Short-Term Rental Ordinance.  Please contact the Commissioner's Office additional for additional information.

CHANGE OF MEETING DATE

Due to scheduling conflicts, the December County Meeting will be rescheduled from Thursday, December 15, 2022 to Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 6:00 pm. in the Union County Courthouse.