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Make the Islands Independent, or Should Things Stay the Same?
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HB 710 Introduced!
Mar 28, 2018
Big news Islanders! HB 710 introduced has been introduced to the Georgia House! The referendum could be sometime in 2020. Stay informed, talk to your neighbors, consider your vote! We would like to thank Rep. Jesse Petrea and Sen. Ben Watson for introducing House Bill 710 on Thursday March 28th, 2019. Today marks a milestone in the quest to preserve the islands of Oatland, Talahi, Whitemarsh and Wilmington. This generic, working charter – which is not complete – is required to continue the conversation and perform our due diligence.
Fire Protection and the Islands
Feb 10, 2019
In today’s paper, SSFD Chief Kearns wrote a piece about his organization, and briefly touched on the incorporation discussion happening in 31410. Personally, I thought the article was well-written, but I do want to address a few things...
Do You Want the Opportunity to Vote Yes or No?
Jan 11, 2019
The Georgia State Assembly 2019 legislative session starts Monday, January 14. Your legislators need to hear from you! If you would like to have the opportunity to vote yes or no on the issue of municipal incorporation, please add your name now!
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