Georgia Cities Week

Gary SandersCity News

The City of Eatonton will join cities across Georgia in celebrating Georgia Cities Week.  This weeklong celebration will be held April 19-25, 2015 with the theme “Destination Downtown.” Georgia Cities Week gives us an opportunity to share information about the valuable services cities provide to residents and how cities positively impact their quality of life. The week also serves as an … Read More

Free Bicycle Helmets Available

Gary SandersCity News

The Eatonton Fire Department will provide bicycle helmets for area children – one per person and only if the child brings his or her bike to the main fire station on West Marion Street. Fire Chief Eugene Hubert said the department will give helmets out from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the station. The … Read More

City Center Parking Lot Now Open

Gary SandersCity News

The City Center parking lot was officially opened at a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by Mayor John Reid and the Downtown Development Authority on Monday, February 23.  The new parking lot, with entrances on North Jefferson Avenue, East Marion Street, and Willie Bailey Street, adds 80 downtown parking spaces.  The project was funded by a combination of City SPLOST funds and … Read More

Proposed FY 2014 Budget Amendment #2

Gary SandersCity News

In accordance with O.C.G.A. 36-81, the City of Eatonton proposes amendment 2 to the CFY 2014 budget.  A Public Hearing is scheduled for January 20, 2014 at 6:45 pm to allow for citizen input in this process. CFY 2014 Amendment #2

Eatonton GICH Team to Hold Housing Fair

Gary SandersCity News

A Housing Fair will be held on January 31, 2015 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the Putnam County Elementary School (314 South Washington Avenue).  Representatives from USDA, HUD, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, real estate agents, mortgage lenders, and housing specialists plan to be available to answer your questions. This event is sponsored by the Eatonton GICH team.

FY 2014 SPLOST Report

Gary SandersCity News, Documents and Reports

In accordance with the provisions of O.C.G.A. §48-8-122, the FY 2014 Report on Projects Funded Through Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax #7 may be viewed by clicking the link below: SPLOST #7 Annual Report The report will appear in the December 18, 2014 edition of The Eatonton Messenger.

City Releases New Website

April MossCity News, Press Release

The City of Eatonton is pleased to announce the release of its newly redesigned website at  This new website was designed to more effectively provide information to residents, visitors and other interested parties. as well as to promote the City of Eatonton as a great place to live, work and play.  “The City works very hard to be responsive to our residents,” … Read More

Construction Work on Willie Bailey Street

Gary SandersCity News

Beginning on Tuesday, December 9, periodic road closures will be required in the Willie Bailey Street/North Maple Avenue area to allow for repair work on the storm water drainage system.  Please call the City Administrator at 706-485-3311 for additional information.

Historic Preservation Commission Vacancy

Gary SandersCity News

The City of Eatonton is seeking residents interested in serving on the Eatonton Historic Preservation Commission.  This is a full term commitment of three years. Applicants should have demonstrated special interest, experience, or education in history, architecture, or the preservation of historic resources.  Commission members do not receive compensation, but travel and other expenses are reimbursed.  Travel is required for training … Read More

City of Eatonton Partners with Georgia College and EPA For Community-Based Learning Opportunities

Gary SandersCity News, Press Release

A new partnership between Georgia College and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will bring together academia and federal agencies to advance economic development in central Georgia’s rural and small communities. Georgia College signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the EPA to participate in the EPA College/Underserved Community Partnership Program (CUPP) and build a cooperative working relationship in areas … Read More