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Table of Contents About Camden County .................................................................................................................... 5 History of Camden County .............................................................................................................. 6 Map of the County .......................................................................................................................... 7 County Organizational Chart........................................................................................................... 8 Elected Officials............................................................................................................................... 9 District Maps ................................................................................................................................. 10 Board of Commissioners ............................................................................................................... 11 City of Kingsland............................................................................................................................ 13 City of St. Marys ............................................................................................................................ 14 City of Woodbine .......................................................................................................................... 15 Animal Control .............................................................................................................................. 16 Humane Society ................................................................................................................ 16 Bryan-Lang Historical Archives ..................................................................................................... 16 Coastal Georgia Film Alliance........................................................................................................ 17 Coroner ......................................................................................................................................... 17 County Administrator ................................................................................................................... 17 County Attorney............................................................................................................................ 18 County Clerk .................................................................................................................................. 18 Curbside Collection Services ......................................................................................................... 19 District Attorney............................................................................................................................ 19 Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) ........................................................................... 20 E-911 Center ................................................................................................................................. 20 Economic Development ................................................................................................................ 21 Chamber of Commerce ..................................................................................................... 21 Joint Development Authority (JDA) .................................................................................. 21 Elections and Registration ............................................................................................................ 21 Emergency Management Agency (EMA) ...................................................................................... 22


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CodeRED............................................................................................................................ 22 Facilities......................................................................................................................................... 22 Finance and Budget ...................................................................................................................... 23 Fire Rescue .................................................................................................................................... 24 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) .................................................................................. 25 Flood Protection .... ....................................................................................................................... 26 Community Rating System (CRS) ...................................................................................... 26 Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) ............................................................................................. 27 Grants Management ..................................................................................................................... 27 Human Resources ......................................................................................................................... 28 MainPoint Health & Wellness ........................................................................................... 28 Information Technology (IT) ......................................................................................................... 29 Juvenile Court ............................................................................................................................... 29 Juvenile Justice.............................................................................................................................. 29 Magistrate Court ........................................................................................................................... 30 Mental Health – Gateway Behavioral Health ............................................................................... 30 Military and Veterans Affairs ........................................................................................................ 31 Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay (NSBKB) ........................................................................ 31 Veterans Affairs (VA) Clinic ............................................................................................... 31 The Camden Partnership (TCP) ......................................................................................... 31 Mosquito Control .......................................................................................................................... 32 Planning and Development........................................................................................................... 32 Probate Court................................................................................................................................ 33 Probation ...................................................................................................................................... 33 Public Defender............................................................................................................................. 34 Public Health ................................................................................................................................. 34 Health Clinics..................................................................................................................... 34 Environmental Health ....................................................................................................... 34 Public Libraries .............................................................................................................................. 35


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Camden County Library .................................................................................................... 35 St. Marys Public Library .................................................................................................... 35 Woodbine Public Library .................................................................................................... 35 Public Protection and Compliance ................................................................................................ 36 Code Enforcement ............................................................................................................ 36 Public Service Authority (PSA) - Leisure Services.......................................................................... 36 Public Works ................................................................................................................................. 37 Fleet Services .................................................................................................................... 37 Roads and Bridges ............................................................................................................. 37 Regional Supporting Agencies ...................................................................................................... 38 Coastal Area Agency on Aging (AAA) ................................................................................ 38 Coastal Area District Development Authority (CADDA) ................................................... 38 Coastal Regional Commission (CRC) ................................................................................. 38 Coastal Workforce Development Board (CWDB) ............................................................. 38 Risk Management ......................................................................................................................... 39 Sheriff’s Office ............................................................................................................................... 39 Jail ..................................................................................................................................... 40 Solid Waste Authority ................................................................................................................... 41 Construction and Demolition Industrial Landfill (C&D) .................................................... 41 Municipal Solid Waste Landfill (MSW).............................................................................. 41 Old Still Yard Waste Facility .............................................................................................. 41 Spaceport Camden ........................................................................................................................ 42 Strategic Planning ......................................................................................................................... 42 Superior Court ............................................................................................................................... 43 Clerk of Superior Court ..................................................................................................... 43 Tax Assessors ................................................................................................................................. 44 Tax Commissioner ......................................................................................................................... 44 UGA Extension Office .................................................................................................................... 44 Index.............................................................................................................................................. 45


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About Camden County 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine GA 31569 Phone: (912) 576-5601 https://www.camdencountyga.gov/ Camden County is located in the extreme southeast corner of Georgia, bordering the Atlantic Ocean. The county is the seventh largest county in Georgia consisting of 613 square miles of land. The county is in the First U.S. Congressional District, the Third State Senatorial District, and the 174th and 180th State House Districts. Fishing and boating on Camden County’s waterways are exceptionally popular activities in which residents take part. Many other recreational opportunities exist throughout the county including several golf courses, parks, and trails. The Camden Community Recreation Center provides a variety of leisure activities, services, and facilities for the citizens of Camden County to enjoy. The county’s major rivers are the Little Satilla, the Big Satilla, Crooked River, Cumberland River and the St. Marys River, along with smaller streams and inlets. The county also includes well-preserved Cumberland Island, Georgia’s largest and southernmost barrier island. The island is mostly owned by the U.S. Department of the Interior, and is accessible only by boat or plane. There are 3 incorporated cities within Camden County, including Woodbine, Kingsland, and St. Marys. Waverly, Tarboro, White Oak, Colesburg, Dover Bluff, and Harriett’s Bluff are among the smaller communities located in the County that are not incorporated. The City of Woodbine is the county seat. Camden County is also home to Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, and the East Coast Trident Nuclear Submarine. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the County’s population is 50,513.


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History of Camden County Camden County was originally formed on February 5, 1777 and is the second of eight original counties formed in Georgia. Camden County combined the Colonial parishes of St. Mary and St. Thomas. Its name is a tribute to Charles Pratt, Earl of Camden and a champion of home rule for the colonies. Remains of a Spanish mission, thought to have been erected 200 years before James Oglethorpe's arrival, lie on the county's St. Marys River. Jeffersonton served as the first county seat, then the town of St. Marys, and finally Woodbine. The Camden County historic courthouse was erected in 1923. In the 1890s, Camden County's economy was bolstered by timber and turpentine products. These evolved to larger commercial pulp-paper manufacturing operations from the 1940s to the present. By the late 1980s, Camden was the state's second leading pulpwood producer, with 72 percent of its lands developed as commercial forest. The county's economy was also bolstered in 1881 when steel magnate Thomas Carnegie began purchasing large parts of Cumberland Island to create his Dungeness estate on the south end of the island. Carnegie and his heirs eventually purchased 90 percent of the island and employed more than 300 people in the construction and management of their estates. The Dungeness mansion burned in 1959, but its ruins were stabilized after the island came under the supervision of the National Park Service as the Cumberland Island National Seashore in 1972. In 1975 ferry service began, and commercial development was halted by 1982, after the park service acquired more land. The creation of the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay has had the largest impact on the growth of Camden County. Construction on the naval base began in 1978, and it was operational a year later. In 1980 the location was selected as the East Coast refit facility and training command for the navy's fleet of Trident ballistic missile submarines. The first Trident submarine arrived in 1989, and by 2003 Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay employed nearly 9,000 people. The growing population in the county after the opening of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay resulted in the establishment of the Camden Residence Center, a satellite campus of the College of Coastal Georgia.


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Map of the County

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Organizational Chart

Full size version (PDF) of Organizational Chart available on website by clicking the image above.

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Elected Officials Board of Commissioners District 1 Commissioner - Lannie Brant District 2 Commissioner - Chuck Clark District 3 Commissioner - Jimmy Starline District 4 Commissioner - Gary Blount District 5 Commissioner - Ben Casey Chief Magistrate - Jennifer Lewis Clerk of Superior Court - Joy Lynn Turner Coroner - L.W. Bruce District Attorney - Jackie Johnson Probate Judge - Robert C. Sweatt Sheriff - Jim Proctor Superior Court Judge - Robert W. Guy Surveyor – Matt Jordan Tax Commissioner - Beth Soles

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District Maps

Link to Voting District Maps Website The link above will take you to an interactive map, where you can enter your address to determine your district. Please note that these voting districts are for Camden County Board of Commissioners elections as well as the Board of Education elections.

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Board of Commissioners Link to Board of Commissioners Website Phone: (912) 576-5651

From Left: District 1 Commissioner Lannie Brant, District 4 and Vice-Chair Commissioner Gary Blount, District 3 Commissioner and Chair Jimmy Starline, District 2 Commissioner Chuck Clark, and District 5 Commissioner Ben Casey.

The Board of County Commissioners is comprised of five members elected through district elections for staggered, four-year terms. The Board of Commissioners serves as the governing body of the county. As such, they perform multiple roles including legislator, regulator, service provider, and fiscal authority. To ensure transparency in their operations, the Board of Commissioners must conduct the county’s business in the open and maintain records (i.e., minutes, resolutions, ordinances, etc.) so that citizens may examine for themselves how their tax dollars are used. The Board of Commissioners is required to abide by laws establishing how to approve and record contracts; adopt and amend budgets; audit funds; lawfully obligate the county; publicly bid projects; invest county funds; protect taxpayer dollars from lawsuits and claims; provide payroll services; provide benefits for employees; and responsibly bind the county. The Board of Commissioners usually meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month, exceptions are made and posted on the calendar. Regular meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers on the 2nd Floor of the Government Services Complex located at 200 East 4th Street in Woodbine. Special called meetings are held when necessary. All meetings are open to the public.


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Board of Commissioners District 1 Commissioner

District 4 Commissioner

Lannie Brant Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 99 Phone: (912) 552-4246 Email District 1 Commissioner Term expires: 12/31/2020

Gary Blount, Vice-Chair Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 99 Phone: (912) 882-2211 Email District 4 Commissioner Term expires: 12/31/2022

District 2 Commissioner

District 5 Commissioner

Chuck Clark Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 99 Phone: (912) 674-8791 Email District 2 Commissioner Term expires: 12/31/2022

Ben Casey Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 99 Phone: (912) 552-4703 Email District 5 Commissioner Term expires: 12/31/2020

District 3 Commissioner Jimmy Starline, Chair Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 99 Phone: (912) 882-5691 Email District 3 Commissioner Term Expires: 12/31/2020


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City of Kingsland http://www.kingslandgeorgia.com/

City Hall 107 South Lee Street, Kingsland, GA 31548 P.O. Box 250 Phone: (912) 729-5613

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City of St. Marys http://www.stmarysga.gov/

City Hall 418 Osborne Street, St. Marys, GA 31558 Phone: (912) 510-4000 Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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City of Woodbine http://woodbinegeorgia.net/

City Hall 310 Bedell Avenue, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 26 Phone: (912) 576-3211

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Animal Control 7140 U.S. Highway 17, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 576-7395 Fax: (912) 576-4097 Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Link to Animal Control Website Animal Control’s main functions are public service to prevent stray animals from posing a danger to themselves or others; education to establish standards for responsible pet ownership; and enforcement to protect individuals and animals alike through laws and ordinances. Camden County contracts with the Humane Society to accept animals.

Humane Society 950 South Grove Blvd., Kingsland, GA 31548 P.O. Box 1270 Phone Number: (912) 729-7141 Fax Number: (912) 729-8945 Hours: Monday – Saturday. 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Holidays. Link to Humane Society Website The Humane Society provides animal shelter services to Camden County. The Humane Society is a private non-profit organization that provides effective means for prevention of cruelty to animals; cooperates with authorities in prosecuting those guilty of cruelty to animals; affords relief to abandoned animals in need; assists in finding and placing in new homes for abandoned animals; and encourages kindness to and consideration of animals through education of the public and any other ethical means.

Bryan-Lang Historical Archives 311 Camden Avenue, Woodbine, GA 31569 Phone: (912) 576-5841 Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Link to Bryan-Lang Historical Archives Website The Bryan-Lang Historical Archives is a non-circulating depository for books, documents, maps, photographs and other records of historical and genealogical value pertaining to Camden County. The Archives is a research-only facility and provides basic and advanced searches for information pertaining to Camden County.


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Coastal Georgia Film Alliance 1000 Osborne Street, St. Marys, GA 31558 Phone: (912) 729-1103 Alternate Phone: (912) 552-5559 Link to Coastal Georgia Film Alliance Website The Coastal Georgia Film Alliance endeavors to:  Provide a unified voice for economic development through relationships with the film industry  Attract and encourage the production of films  Create a film-friendly community  Be a valuable resource to the film industry for locations, talent, technical expertise, and other needs of the film industry  Coordinate with city, county, and state governments and organizations to facilitate the process of film making  Encourage education and appreciation of the film industry

Coroner Coroner L. W. Bruce 123 North Gross Road, Kingsland, GA 31548 P.O. Box 749 Phone: (912) 729-5785 Fax: (912) 510-5697 The Coroner’s Office serves the Citizens of Camden under the guidelines of Georgia Annotated Code 4516 in determining the manner and cause of death in cases that fall under the office’s jurisdiction.

County Administrator 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 99 Phone: (912) 510-0464 Fax: (912) 576-5647 Link to County Administrator Website The County Administrator is appointed by and responsible to the Board of County Commissioners. The County Administrator oversees the day-to-day operations of the BOC, advises the Board, and implements Commission policy.


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County Attorney 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 Phone: (912) 510-8400 The county attorney is appointed by the Camden County Board of Commissioners and serves as Chief Legal Counsel to the board in all legal matters. The attorney provides legal advice and representation to the Board of Commissioners, the County Administrator, all county departments, and the boards and committees organized under the Board of Commissioners on matters related to their official responsibilities. The County Attorney represents the commission in litigating claims filed against the county in state and federal court including eminent domain, personal injury and breach of contract cases, but does not handle any criminal matters. Duties also include drafting ordinances, resolutions, contracts and other legal documents, handling real estate transactions and performing legal research.

County Clerk 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 99 Phone: (912) 576-5651 Fax: (912) 576-5647 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to County Clerk Website The County Clerk is the official records custodian of all actions taken by the Board of County Commissioners. The County Clerk’s responsibilities and duties include:  Preparing and publishing agendas  Preparing minutes  Distributing board actions to the constitutional officers, department heads, or those who request them  Assuring compliance with the Open Meetings and Open Records Acts  Providing information concerning public records of the Board of County Commissioners upon request The County Clerk can answer questions concerning the Board of County Commissioners meetings, agendas, minutes, information requests, governmental functions, or all other questions pertaining to the County Commissioners.


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Curbside Collection Services 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 99 Phone: (912) 510-6881 Fax: (912) 576-4296 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to Curbside Collection Website Camden County Residential Solid Waste Collection service includes the collection of solid waste, recyclables, and bulky items. All occupied residential properties in the unincorporated areas of Camden County are mandated to have curbside services, according to the Curbside Collection Ordinance.

District Attorney Jackie Johnson, District Attorney The District Attorney is the chief prosecuting officer for the State of Georgia within each judicial circuit. Camden County is a part of the Brunswick Judicial Circuit along with Appling, Glynn, Jeff Davis, and Wayne Counties. As an elected constitutional officer, the District Attorney is part of the judicial branch of Georgia state government. The District Attorney represents the State of Georgia in the trial and appeal of felony criminal cases in the Superior Court for the judicial circuit and delinquency cases in the juvenile courts. In addition to serving as the legal advisor to the grand jury, the District Attorney also performs other duties prescribed by law.

Brunswick Office 701 H Street, Brunswick, GA 31520 P.O. Box 301 Phone: (912) 554-7200 Link to Brunswick District Attorney Office

Camden County Office 210 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 369 Phone: (912) 576-3704 Fax: (912) 576-3599 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to Camden County District Attorney Office


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Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) 721 Charles Gilman Jr. Avenue, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-4583 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Link to DFCS Website The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) investigates reports of child abuse; finds foster and adoptive homes for abused and neglected children; issues SNAP, Medicaid and TANF; helps out-ofwork parents get back on their feet; and provides numerous support services and programs to help families in need.

E-911 Center 209 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 Phone (Non-Emergency): (912) 729-1442 Emergency Phone: 911 Link to E-911 Website The Camden County E-911 Center coordinates all emergency and non-emergency calls in Camden County for a wide variety of public safety agencies including the Sheriff’s Office, the Kingsland Police Department, the St. Marys Police Department, Georgia State Patrol, Camden County Fire Rescue, Kingsland Fire Rescue, the St. Marys Fire Department, Georgia Forestry, Animal Control, and Search and Rescue.


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Economic Development Chamber of Commerce 531 North Lee Street, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-5840 Link to Chamber of Commerce Website The Camden County Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of 430+ business enterprises, civic organizations, education institutions and individuals. Its mission is to promote business and build community.

Camden County Joint Development Authority (JDA) 531 North Lee Street, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-7201 Link to JDA Website The Joint Development Authority is governed by a Board of Directors that is appointed by the Board of Commissioners, the City of Kingsland, the City of St. Marys, and the City of Woodbine. The JDA promotes and expands business, creates jobs, and makes long‐range plans for growth within the county.

Elections and Registration 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 608 Phone: (912) 576-3245 Fax: (912) 576-8176 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Link to Elections and Registration Website Link to District Maps The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration is comprised of five members, one from each district, appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The Board has the powers, duties, and responsibilities of the elections superintendent of Camden County; the municipal election superintendent of the City of Kingsland, the City of St. Marys, and the City of Woodbine; and the Board of Registrars of Camden County. As an independent body and within the legal framework of the State of Georgia and Camden County, the mission of the Board of Elections & Registration is that of:  Conducting elections and certifying the election results;  Verifying voters and ballots;  Educating the community and increasing community awareness of upcoming elections;  Creating community confidence and trust in voting and the democratic process;


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Emergency Management Agency (EMA) 131 North Lee Street, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-5602 Fax: (912) 576-0448 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to EMA Website The Emergency Management Agency is responsible for the management of all emergency preparedness program areas within the County. Using the provisions of Georgia statutes, the Agency is responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive disaster planning, mitigation, and response activities within Camden County. In addition to the above, the Agency also develops and maintains emergency plans for all types of natural and man-made hazards, and provides the analysis and recommendations necessary to make decisions that will effectively save lives and protect property in such emergencies.

CodeRED Link to CodeRED Camden County residents are strongly encouraged to sign-up for CodeRED to receive emergency notifications and optional location-specific severe weather warnings. Participants receive these alerts through email, phone call, text message, or TDD/TTY device.

Facilities 1144 Godley Avenue, Woodbine, GA 31569 Phone: (912) 576-8653 Fax: (912) 576-2841 Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Link to Facilities Management Website The Facilities Management Division provides in-house construction services and general maintenance and repair of all public buildings and facilities including electrical, carpentry, plumbing, painting, ventilation and air conditioning systems, and outside lawn care for all government buildings. Facilities Management also provides custodial services for all county buildings ensuring the facilities are clean and attractive.


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Finance and Budget 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 Phone: (912) 576-7125 Fax: (912) 576-1866 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to Finance and Budget Website Link to Financial Reports The Camden County Finance and Budget Department functions as a resource service to Camden County and is tasked to use County resources as well as provide true stewardship of public funds. The Department is responsible for the financial services and general financial operations of the governmental unit as a whole. Some of the services provided by this department include:  Management of County debt  Management of investments and cash  Financial planning  Payroll administration  Maintenance of fixed assets  Accounts Payable administration  Procurement  Preparation of financial reports to measure results


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Fire Rescue 125 North Gross Road, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone (Non-Emergency): (912) 729-3911 Emergency Phone: 911 Fax: (912) 729-6527 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to Fire Rescue Website The Fire Rescue Department provides Advanced Life Support and fire services to all citizens and visitors throughout Camden County. The Camden County Board of Commissioners utilizes eleven fire stations that are strategically located throughout Camden County to provide protection and timely response to the community.

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Station 12

125 North Gross Road, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-3911

3557 Charlie Smith Sr. Highway, St. Marys, GA 31558 Phone: (912) 882-2080

Station 2 (St. Marys Fire Department) 201 North Dandy Street, St. Marys, GA 31558 Phone: (912) 510-0076

Station 15 17850 Highway 40, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-4856

Station 3 (Kingsland Fire Rescue) 595 East King Avenue, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-4447

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Station 4 (Kingsland Fire Rescue)

7261 Harriett’s Bluff Road, Woodbine, GA 31569 Phone: (912) 729-3944

750 North Gross Road, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-8746

Station 17

Station 5 (Kingsland Fire Rescue)

25399 Highway 17, Waverly, GA 31565 Phone: (912) 576-2899

276 Roberts Path, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-3272

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Station 11

435 New Post Road, White Oak, GA 31568 Phone: (912) 576-3809

607 Bedell Avenue, Woodbine, GA 31569 Phone: (912) 576-8787

Station 19 4912 Dover Bluff Road, Waverly, GA 31565 Phone: (912) 267-6263


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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Camden County Fire Rescue serves the citizens and visitors of the county with six Advanced Life Support ambulances. These ambulances are staffed with a minimum of an EMT-Basic and a Paramedic or AEMT. To treat some of the most challenging illnesses and injuries, the Life Squads utilize life-saving equipment including:       

12 Lead Electrocardiogram (ECG) Remote ECG Transmission of 12 Lead ECG's to Hospitals Intraosseous Drill Infusions Current ACLS Medications Nitronox Pain Management End-tidal CO2 Measurement Stroke Protocol with Tele-Medicine to a comprehensive stroke center


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Flood Protection 107 North Gross Road, Suite C, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 510-4320 Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Link to Flood Protection Website Camden County is subject to flooding because it's located in low-lying coastal plains subject to flooding from surrounding rivers. Being a coastal community, the county also floods from hurricanes. Hurricane winds produce storm surges, tornadoes, and inland flooding. Camden County Emergency Management Agency closely monitors the weather conditions that could have flooding impacts to Camden County during weather events. The EMA also provides resources and information on flood safety, and coordinates information and forecasts closely with the National Weather Service in Jacksonville, Florida. More information for individual sites can be found through the link to the Camden County Flood protection page.

Community Rating System (CRS) The Community Rating System (CRS) recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum National Flood Insurance Program standards. CRS floodplain management activities also provide potential discounts on flood insurance premium rates, enhance public safety, reduce damages to property and public infrastructure, avoid economic disruption and losses, reduce human suffering, and protect the environment. Camden County currently carries a Class 6 CRS rating that gives flood insurance policies in the special flood hazard area a 20% discount. This discount and compliance with the Flood Damage Prevention Policy is a working system that makes flood insurance more affordable in the unincorporated areas of the county.


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Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) 12514 U.S. Highway 17, Woodbine, GA 31569 Phone: (912) 576-5387 Toll-Free Hotline: 1 (877) 652-2876 Fax: (912) 576-6970 Link to Georgia Forestry Commission Website The GFC provides a wide variety of services including fire detection, issuing burn permits, wildfire suppression and prevention services, emergency and incident command system expertise, rural fire department assistance, forest management assistance to landowners and communities, the marketing and utilization of forest resources and nature services, and growing and selling quality tree seedlings for planting. Incorporated Camden County residents must contact the Georgia Forestry Commission to obtain burning permits.

Grants Management 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 99 Phone: (912) 576-9631 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to Grants Management Website Camden County seeks out federal, state, and foundation grant funding to assist in meeting the strategic plan goals set by the Board of Commissioners.


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Human Resources 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 99 Phone: (912) 576-5660 Fax: (912) 576-3214 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to Human Resources Website The Human Resources Department is responsible for filling all County positions, providing benefit programs to all employees, providing training to equip employees with proper skills, and creating a quality work life for all employees.

MainPoint Health & Wellness 701 Charles Gilman Jr., Suite B, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-8942 Fax: (912) 729-1059 Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Prescription Pick-Up Only 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Link to MainPoint Health & Wellness Website MainPoint Health & Wellness Clinic is under the Human Resources Department to insure cost effective medical care that benefits all county employees, spouses, and children, by providing professional medical support, successful remedies, and prospective treatments. It is an innovative way to reduce the cost of healthcare for employee as well as the taxpayer.


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Information Technology (IT) 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 The Information Technology (IT) Department is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Camden County’s data as well as maintaining, expanding, upgrading, and repairing the Board of Commissioners’ local area network (LAN) which includes servers, desktop and laptop computers, printers, various software programs, network electronics, and other related items.

Juvenile Court 303 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 Phone: (912) 576-3226 The Camden County Juvenile Court seeks to:  protect the well-being of children;  provide guidance and control conducive to child welfare and the best interests of the state; and  secure care for children removed from their homes.

Juvenile Justice 305 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 68 Phone: (912) 576-5255 Link to Juvenile Justice Website The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves the state's youthful offenders up to the age of 21.


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Magistrate Court Judge Jennifer Lewis, Chief Magistrate 210 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 386 Phone: (912) 576-5658 Fax: (912) 576-7955 Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to Magistrate Court Website The Magistrate Court is Georgia's small claims court, and can hear dispossessory, writ of possession for personal property, and garnishment actions. The Court has broad jurisdiction to try and dispose of most civil claims when the amount sought or the value of the property claimed does not exceed $15,000.00. Magistrate judges may also issue criminal arrest and search warrants, try county ordinance violations and misdemeanor bad check cases, set bonds for individuals arrested on criminal charges, and hold preliminary hearings.

Mental Health – Gateway Behavioral Health Link to Gateway Behavioral Health Website Gateway Behavioral Health Services is a public community-based organization that provides community services for mental health, substance use disorders, and developmental disorders and disabilities. Gateway Behavioral Health Services, as an instrumentality of the State of Georgia, and serves eight Georgia counties: Camden, Glynn, McIntosh, Liberty, Chatham, Bryan, Long and Effingham. The organization is governed by a 12-member Board of Directors appointed by the County Commissions of the counties it serves. Outpatient Clinic 701-A Charles Gilman Jr. Blvd., Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 576-4357 Toll-Free Phone: (866) 557-9955 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Community Clubhouse 210 East 15th Street, Woodbine, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 576-5075 Fax: (912) 576-3543 Peer Support Program 700 Charles Gilman Jr. Avenue, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 409-0127


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Military and Veterans Affairs Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay (NSBKB) 1063 USS Tennessee Avenue Kings Bay, GA 31547

Link to Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Website The Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay is the east coast home to the Ohio-class submarines.

Veterans Affairs (VA) Clinic 2603 Osborne Road, St. Marys, GA 31588 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed Holidays. Phone: (912) 510-3440 Fax: (912) 510-3426 Link to VA Website The Georgia Department of Veterans Service is an agency of state government created for the purpose of advising, counseling, and assisting Georgia’s veterans and their families in receiving their rightful benefits under the vast and complex framework of veterans’ laws.

The Camden Partnership (TCP) St. Marys, GA 31558 P.O. Box 5222 Phone: (912) 882-2636 Link to TCP Website The Camden Partnership (TCP) is a nonprofit organization that promotes community support for Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay (NSBKB) and its military missions, and also supports contractors based in Camden County, Georgia. TCP is funded by contributions from public and private sector partners who are committed to the continued viability and growth of NSBKB as a key contributor to the nation’s strategic defense posture, as well as a driver of quality growth and economic development in Camden County and the surrounding area.


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Mosquito Control – Camden PSA 7140 U.S. Highway 17, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-5600 Fax: (912) 729-2300 Link to Mosquito Control Website Mosquito Control sprays all residential areas throughout the county and cities year-round. During peak season, the entire county is sprayed weekly. During the off-season, the entire county is sprayed two times per month, unless more is needed. Mosquito Control puts out larvicide throughout the county where there is standing water. Mosquito Control also provides citizens with larvicide in gated communities (when possible), additional hotspot spraying, and community education.

Planning and Development 107 Gross Road, Suite 3, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-5603 Fax: (912) 729-5543 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to Planning and Development Website The Planning and Development Department is responsible for administering all codes as they pertain to building and zoning. The Department also includes:  Issuance of Business Licenses  Issuance of Alcohol Licenses  Issuance of Building Permits  Building Inspections  Zoning and Land Use Applications  GIS  Addressing


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Probate Court Judge Robert C. Sweatt Jr. 210 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 818 Phone: (912) 576-3785 Fax: (912) 576-5484 Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to Probate Court Website The Camden County Probate Court is a court of limited jurisdiction that is responsible for the probate and administration of estates and guardianships of minors and incapacitated adults for residents of the county. The Probate Court is also responsible for misdemeanor traffic citations, vital records, issuing marriage licenses and weapons-carry licenses, as well as various other duties. The Probate Court is a court of record, therefore all documents filed here are recorded in minute books and made available to the public.

Probation 208 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 Phone: (912) 289-7906 Fax: (912) 576-1312 Link to Probation Website The Department of County Supervision (DCS) serves to hold offenders accountable and reduce the state's recidivism rate. The areas of offender supervision include: victims and their families, programs for offenders and their families, involvement in community activities, and partnerships with other criminal justice agencies. DCS also provides offenders the opportunity to make positive changes while in the community by providing individual support, programs and assistance.


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Public Defender 403 Georgia Avenue, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 667 Phone: (912) 673-9488 Fax: (912) 673-9628 Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to Public Defender Website The Public Defender’s Office of the Brunswick Judicial Circuit operates under the direction of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council (GPDSC), an independent agency within the executive branch of the state government of Georgia. The Public Defender’s Office provides indigent defendants appropriate legal representation, consistent with the guarantees of all laws and ordinances, and conducts that representation in such a way that the criminal justice system operates effectively to achieve justice.

Public Health Hours: Monday – Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Closed 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Link to Public Health Website The Camden County Health Department serves to prevent disease and illness, promote health and wellbeing, and prepare for and respond to disasters.

Health Clinics St. Marys Clinic 905 Dilworth Street, St. Marys, GA 31558 Phone: (912) 882-8515 Fax: (912) 882-2072 Woodbine Clinic 1501 Georgia Avenue, Woodbine, GA 31569 Phone: (912) 576-3040 Fax: (912) 729-3111

Environmental Health Office 107 North Gross Road, Suite 4, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-6012 Fax: (912) 729-6793


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Public Libraries Link to Public Libraries Website The Three Rivers Regional Library System provides services for public libraries and their patrons in Camden County. The library system provides residents access to print and non-print informational, educational, and recreational resources. TRRL provides printing, copying, outgoing faxing, scanning of documents, free computer usage, free Wi-Fi, free online access to a language-learning database that has over 70 available languages, and free programs to the public such as computer classes. Three Rivers also has a database for practice tests including the SAT, ASVAB, and GED. Resources that are available for check-out include books, movies, music, audiobooks, e-books, e-comic books, e-audiobooks, and online Chilton manuals.

Camden County Library 1410 Highway 40 East, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-3741 Fax: (912) 729-2039 Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

St. Marys Public Library 100 Herb Bauer Drive, St. Marys, GA 31558 Phone: (912) 882-4800 Fax: (912) 882-2453 Hours: Monday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.

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Public Protection and Compliance 107 Gross Road, Suite 3, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 510-5834 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to Public Protection and Compliance Website The Public Protection and Compliance Office plans, coordinates and directs Camden County’s programs associated with fire and life safety, regulations, and compliance including but not limited to Animal Control, Code Enforcement, and Fire Prevention.

Code Enforcement Code Enforcement involves ensuring the implementation of both the Unified Development Code and other Camden County Ordinances.

Camden County Public Service Authority (PSA) - Leisure Services Link to PSA Website

Camden County Recreation Center 1050 Wildcat Drive, Kingsland, GA 31548 Phone: (912) 729-5600 Fax: (912) 729-2300 Hours: Monday – Thursday: 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday: 5:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Camden County PSA provides for Parks and Recreation Services that includes 26 parks and programs for infants to Senior Citizens. The PSA also oversees Right of Way Mowing, Mosquito Control and Outside Facility Maintenance for all Camden County Public facilities. The PSA has a full service Fitness Center that includes Aquatics, Aerobic and Anaerobic fitness training. Finally, the PSA provides Athletic Facilities for many of the Camden County High School Athletic teams.


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Public Works 1004 Bedell Old Plantation Road, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 99 Phone: (912) 576-3028 Fax: (912) 576-3041 Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Link to Public Works Website

Fleet Services Fleet Services serves to develop, plan and oversee the implementation of efficient county fleet operations including vehicle procurement and maintenance, as well as to coordinate and facilitate the integration of county fleet operations in consultation with stakeholders.

Roads and Bridges The primary function of the Roads and Bridges Division is to maintain, repair, and drain paved and unpaved roads owned by Camden County. The division also maintains traffic and safety signage along those roadways and maintains more than 4,000 drain culverts.


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Regional Supporting Agencies Coastal Area Agency on Aging (AAA) 1181 Coastal Drive SW, Darien, GA 31305 Phone: (800) 580-6860 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to AAA Website The AAA serves to develop a comprehensive, coordinated system of services that promotes the independence and well-being of older adults, those with disabilities and their caregivers, and provides these individuals with information and access to needed services.

Coastal Area District Development Authority (CADDA) 501 Gloucester Street, Suite 201, Brunswick, GA 31520 Phone: (912) 261-2500 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Link to CADDA Website CADDA is a private, non-profit, economic development lender that offers both credit enhancement programs as well as incentive programs to the banks and small business concerns.

Coastal Regional Commission (CRC) 1181 Coastal Drive SW, Darien, GA 31305 Phone: 1 (800) 580-6860 Hours: Monday – Thursday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Link to CRC Website The CRC is a multi-county planning and development agency that provides local and regional comprehensive planning services as well as specialized planning services in transportation, water resources, and historic preservation.

Coastal Workforce Development Board (CWDB) 1712 Osborne Street, Suite G, St. Marys, GA, 31558 Phone: (912) 439-3720 Fax: (912) 262-3334 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Link to CWDB Website The CWDB oversees planning and responsibilities for workforce programs and services in the County and brings together leaders from the private sector, public agencies, education, labor and community-based organizations to focus on the regional labor force, regional economy and the local community needs.


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Risk Management 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 99 Phone: (912) 576-7058 Fax: (912) 576-3214 Link to Risk Management Website The role of Risk Management is to provide oversight of property, liability and workers' compensation protection, safety programs and a comprehensive benefits package to protect the county, its citizens and employees from financial exposure. Risk Management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization’s capital and earnings. These threats, or risks, could stem from a variety of sources, including financial uncertainty, legal liabilities, strategic management errors, accidents, and natural disasters.

Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Jim Proctor 209 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 699 Phone: (912) 510-5100 Fax: (912) 510-5144 Link to Sheriff's Office Website The Camden County Sheriff's Office is run by various divisions that provide support to the sheriff so that he may effectively perform the duties of his Office for the citizens and visitors of Camden County. The divisions are Administration, Patrol, Criminal Investigation, E-911 Center, and Jail. The Administrative and Support Services Division is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Sheriff’s Office by providing support in various functions such as payroll, executive assistance, public information, budget, purchasing, logistics, reception, and vehicle maintenance. This division also supplies equipment, services, and provisions to the numerous divisions and sections within the Camden County Sheriff’s Office. The Patrol Division has the prime responsibility of the safety and security of the County by providing law enforcement and traffic enforcement functions to those who reside in and visit the area. The Patrol Deputies are the Sheriff’s primary response personnel for calls and service through the E-911 Center. The Criminal Investigation Division provides investigative inquiries into misdemeanor and felony crimes that occur within the County. The division is also responsible for the annual mandated training of all employees, law updates, and instructions on the latest techniques and equipment required to perform the multitude of tasks associated with law enforcement.


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Jail 209 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 Phone: (912) 510-5114 Fax: (912) 510-5145 The Camden County Jail Division is the main holding facility for all city, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies that require the temporary sheltering of individuals that have pending criminal allegations.


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Solid Waste Authority 2750 Highway 110, Woodbine, GA 31569 (Call for Directions) P.O. Box 957 Link to Solid Waste Authority Website The Camden County Solid Waste Authority operates three facilities.

Construction and Demolition Industrial Landfill (C&D) Phone: (912) 576-9374 Fax: (912) 729-6686 Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This is a non-lined facility for the disposal of construction material or other materials that do not have the potential to contaminate the groundwater. Land clearing, yard waste (residential and commercial), and EPD approved pre-qualified industrial waste are also accepted at this site.

Municipal Solid Waste Landfill (MSW) Phone: (912) 729-4099 Fax: (912) 576-5733 Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This lined facility is for the disposal of household materials. The MSW landfill operation is a total enterprise fund, funded from user fees. There are no tax dollars used to fund the facility.

Old Still Yard Waste Facility Phone: (912) 729-4099 Fax: (912) 576-5733 Hours: Saturday: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This facility is open Saturday for residential yard trash only.


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Spaceport Camden 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 99 Phone: (912) 510-0464 Fax: (912) 576-5647 Link to Spaceport Camden Website The vision for Spaceport Camden is to develop a commercial spaceport through a public-private partnership that establishes Camden County as the Commercial Space Center of the United States.

Strategic Planning 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 Phone: (912) 510-5703 Fax: (912) 576-5647 Link to Strategic Planning Website Strategic Planning is developing and institutionalizing a process that links a long-term vision and mission of the county with goals for five years, and performance expectations to a one-year 'action item' list for the County Board, management, and the County. Camden County’s Strategic Planning Model includes:  Vision—value-based principles that describe the preferred future in 15 years  Plan—strategic goals that focus outcome-based objectives and potential actions for 5 years  Execution—focus for one year—a work program:  policy agenda for the Board of Commissioners  management agenda for county staff  major projects  Mission—principles that define the responsibility of county government and frame the primary services —core service businesses  Core Beliefs — personal values that define performance standards and expectations for employees


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Superior Court Judge Robert W. Guy

Judge Anthony Harrison

Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 610 Secretary: Karen Lay Phone: (912) 510-5972 Fax: (912) 510-5974

Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 609 Secretary: Carolyn Franklin Phone: (912) 576-6670 Fax: (912) 882-4049

Clerk of Superior Court Joy Lynn Turner, Clerk of Superior Court 210 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 550 Phone: (912) 576-5631 Fax: (912) 576-5648 Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Holidays. Link to Clerk of Superior Court Website The Clerk of Superior Court is established in the Constitution of the State of Georgia. The Clerk's duties are statutory in nature and are found in the Official Codes of Georgia in hundreds of statues created by the state legislature. The Clerk and Deputy Clerks are custodians over the land and property records of the county as well as the civil and criminal files and records in the courts served. The Superior Court has general duties and responsibilities including:          

Deed and Property Recording Transfer Transfer Tax and Intangible Tax Collection Plat and Survey Recording Soldiers Discharge Recording * Trade Name Registration Garnishment Filing and Management Adoption Filing and Processing * Criminal Court Filing and Processing Court Registry Management Fine and Fee Collection and Disbursement

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UCC Recording Lien Recording Notary Public Certificates Passport Acceptance Agents Civil and Domestic Court Filing and Processing Records Management and Security Child Support Receiver Board of Equalization Jury Management


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Tax Assessors 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 939 Phone: (912) 576-3241 Fax: (912) 576-3014 Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Link to Tax Assessor Website The Camden County Board of Assessors Office is responsible for the preparation of the annual real and personal property tax digest in compliance with the laws of Georgia.

Tax Commissioner Beth Soles, Tax Commissioner 200 East 4th Street, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 698 Phone: (912) 576-3248 Alternate Phone: (912) 576-3419 Fax: (912) 576-3496 Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Link to Tax Commissioner Website The Tax Commissioner’s Office is responsible for vehicle tags and titles, mobile home permits and titles, handicap placards, and Ad valorem taxes on vehicles, mobile homes, and property.

UGA Extension Office 1409 Georgia Avenue, Woodbine, GA 31569 P.O. Box 309 Phone: (912) 576-3219 Fax: (912) 576-3473 Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Link to UGA Extension Office Website The University of Georgia Extension Office provides service for the county with the 4-H Youth Program and the Agricultural and Natural Resources Program. The office also delivers learning across the state through science-based programs in agriculture, the environment, family well-being, and 4-H youth development.


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Index 4-H Youth Program 911 AAA About Absentee Voting Action-Item List for County Activities Ad valorem Taxes Addressing Administrator Adoption Filing and Processing Advanced Life Support Agendas Aging Agricultural and Natural Resources Program Air Curtain Destroyer Alcohol Licenses Animal Control Annual Tax Digest Aquatics Archives Assessors Assets Attorneys County Attorney District Attorney Public Defender Bad Check Cases Ballots Base Behavioral Health Benefits Birth Certificates Board Actions Board Meetings Board of Assessors Board of Commissioners Board of Equalization Board of Registrars Bridges Bryan-Lang Historical Archives

Budget Budget Limits Building Codes Building Inspections Building Permits Burning Permits Business Growth Business Licenses C&D CADDA Camden County Film Commissioner Camden County Library Camden Partnership Chair Chamber of Commerce Chief Magistrate Child Support Children Services Cities Kingsland St. Marys Woodbine Civil Court Filing and Processing Clerk of Superior Court Clerks Clerk of Superior Court County Clerk Clinics Environmental Health Gateway Behavioral Health MainPoint Health and Wellness St. Marys Clinic VA Clinic Woodbine Clinic Coastal Area Agency on Aging Coastal Area District Development Authority Coastal Georgia Film Alliance Coastal Regional Commission Coastal Workforce Development Board Code Enforcement CodeRED


Camden County Government Guide Collection Services Commercial Spaceport Commissioners District 1 Commissioner District 2 Commissioner District 3 Commissioner District 4 Commissioner District 5 Commissioner Film Commissioner Community Clubhouse Community Rating System (CRS) Compliance Constitutional Officers Construction Construction & Demolition Contract Breach Coroner County Administrator County Attorney County Clerk Court Registry Management CRC Credit Enhancement Criminal Court Filing and Processing CRS Cumberland Island Curbside Collection Services CWDB Death Certificates Debt Deed Transfer Delinquency Demolition Detention Facility Developmental Disorders DFACS Disabilities Disaster Planning Discharge from Military Disease Dispossessory District Attorney District Maps

46 Districts District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 Division of Family and Children Services Domestic Court Filing and Processing Drug Testing E-911 Center Economic Development Elected Officials Elections Elections Superintendent Electronics EMA Emergency Call Center Emergency Management Agency Emergency Medical Services Emergency Preparedness Employee Safety Handbook EMS Environmental Health Equalization Estates Exercise Classes Facilities Felonies Family Services Federal Grants Fee Collection and Disbursement Film Finance Financial Reports Fine Collection and Disbursement Fire Department Fire Rescue Fire Services Fleet Services Flood Insurance Premiums Flood Management Flood Safety Forestry


Award-Winning Government Foundation Grants Garbage Garnishment Actions Garnishment Filing and Management Gateway Behavioral Health Georgia Forestry Commission GFC GIS Grants Management Guardianships Handicap Placards Hazard Analysis Health Clinics Health Department Hiring Historic Preservation History Human Resources Humane Society Illness Incorporated Cities Kingsland St. Marys Woodbine Indigent Defendants Industrial Waste Information Requests Information Technology Intangible Tax Collection Investments IT Jail JDA Job Growth Joint Development Authority Jury Management Juvenile Court Juvenile Justice Juvenile Offenders Kings Bay Kingsland Labor Force LAN

47 Land Clearing Land Records Land Use Applications Landfill Laws Leisure Services Lender Liabilities Libraries Camden County Library St. Marys Public Library Woodbine Public Library Lien Recording Life Support Magistrate Court Magistrate Judges MainPoint Health & Wellness Maintenance Map of the County Maps County Districts Marriage Licenses Medicaid Meetings Mental Health Military Affairs Military Discharge Minutes Mission for County Mitigation Mobile Home Permits Mobile Home Titles Mosquito Control MSW Municipal Election Superintendent Municipal Solid Waste Naval Base Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay NFIP Standards Notary Public Certificates NSBKB Official Codes of Georgia


Camden County Government Guide Old Still Yard Waste Facility Older Adults Ordinances Organizational Chart Paramedics Parks Passport Acceptance Agents Peer Support Program Performance Standards Personal Property Possession Personal Property Tax Pets Physicals Planning and Development Plat Recording Policies Poll Officers Pool Population Precincts Probate Court Probate Judge Probation Property Possession Property Recording Transfer Property Records Property Tax Protection Protection & Compliance PSA Public Defender Public Health Public Libraries Public Parks Public Pools Public Protection and Compliance Public Service Authority (PSA) Public Works Random Drug Testing Rec Center Records Management and Security Recreational Sports Recyclables

48 Regional Economy Regional Supporting Agencies Registrars Registration Risk Management Roads Safety Regulations Safety Signs St. Marys Senior Programs Sheriff’s Office Sheriff’s Office Divisions Administration Corrections Court Security Patrol Records Special Response Teams Vehicle Maintenance Warrants Signs Small Business Concerns Small Claims SNAP Social Media Soldiers Discharge Recording Solid Waste Authority Space Travel Spaceport Camden Sports St. Marys St. Marys Health Department St. Marys Public Library State Grants Strategic Planning Stray Animals Streets Submarine Base Substance Use Superior Court Survey Recording Swimming TANF


Award-Winning Government Tax Assessors Tax Commissioner Tax Rate TCP Technology Terms The Camden Partnership Three Rivers Trade Name Registration Traffic Traffic Citations Transfer Tax Transportation Planning Services Trash UCC Recording UGA Extension Office Unified Development Code Unincorporated Communities Colesburg Dover Bluff Harriett’s Bluff Tarboro Waverly White Oak VA Clinic

49 Vector Control Vehicle Maintenance Vehicle Tags Vehicle Titles Veterans Affairs Vice-Chair Vision for County Voting Voting Districts Waste Water Resources Weapons-Carry Licenses Weather Alerts Wills Woodbine Woodbine Health Department Woodbine Public Library Work Programs Workers’ Compensation Workforce Services Writ of Possession Yard Waste Youthful Offenders Zoning

Special Thanks to: Madison Cameron, Public Affairs Intern, Summer 2019 for her invaluable assistance in the creation of the original document ACCG and the ACCG Civic Affairs Foundation for their support of the Georgia County Internship Program


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Camden County Government Mission The mission of CAMDEN COUNTY GOVERNMENT is to deliver DEFINED COUNTY SERVICES with EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE and in a FINANCIALLY SUSTAINABLE and TRANSPARENT MANNER.

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