City Hall

Tim Young

Tim Young

City Manager

The City Manager is responsible for the day to day administration of the City.

Bettie Solomon

Bettie Solomon

City Clerk

The City Clerk is the official record keeper of the City.

Sara Myers

Sara Myers

Finance Director

The Finance Director is responsible for the financial operations of the City.

Services Available

  • Alcohol Licensing
  • Business Licensing
  • Utilities – Water, Sewer & Gas
  • Garbage Pick-up
  • Trash Pick-up

THE CITY OF HAWKINSVILLE

UTILITY DEPARTMENT

96 Broad Street

Hawkinsville, GA 31036

478-892-3240

After Hours Emergencies – Call 478-783-1212 or 911

The City of Hawkinsville provides Water, Sewer, Natural Gas Services, and Sanitation Services.

THE CITY OF HAWKINSVILLE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE ANY CHANGES, ADDITIONS, OR DELETIONS FROM THE POLICIES AND RATES.

Flat Fees

Residential & Commercial Connection Fee

Water – $15.00

Gas – $15.00

Temporary Connect Fee for Cleaning (5 day service only)

Water – $15.00

Gas – $15.00

Residential Deposit

Water – $75.00

Gas – $150.00

Commercial Deposit

Water  – $100.00

Gas – $200.00

Returned Check Fee

$25.00

Water Tap On

Inside City

Outside City

3/4″ Meter

$400.00

$600.00

1″ Meter

$500.00

$700.00

1 1/2″ Meter

$850.00

$1,000.00

2″ Meter

$1,250.00

$1,400.00

3″ Meter

$2,450.00

$2,650.00

4″ Meter

$3,600.00

$3,800.00

6″ Meter

$5,400.00

$5,600.00

2″ Compound Meter

$2,100.00

$2,400.00

3″ Compound Meter

$2,900.00

$3,300.00

4″ Compound Meter

$4,700.00

$4,900.00

6″ Compound Meter

$7,000.00

$7,450.00

Sprinkler Meter

$175.00

Sewer Tap On

$250.00

Pavement Cuts (Each Cut Made)

$150.00

Gas Tap On

Inside City

Outside City

5/8″ Meter

$200.00

$300.00

3/4″ Meter

$225.00

$325.00

  •  CONNECTION FEES

The City of Hawkinsville requires a water connection fee for each location, also a gas connection fee for each location that services natural gas. The connection fees are NON-REFUNDABLE AND ARE PAYABLE PRIOR TO CONNECTIONS.

  • DEPOSIT FEES:

Effective July 7, 2002, The City of Hawkinsville requires a deposit for water and gas services for ALL customers.  Fees are payable prior to connections.

(Disclosure statement:  Customer deposits – residential and commercial – will be credited to utility accounts one year from the date of deposit, providing the account reflects a 12 month good credit history.)

Gas services can be turned off during the summer season with a turn on fee of $52.50, subject to updated deposit fees.

 

Water Rates

Residential

Commercial

Industrial

Inside

Outside

Inside

Outside

Inside

Outside

Minimum Usage

2500

2500

2500

2500

2500

2500

Base Charge

$10.00

$20.00

$15.00

$30.00

$15.00

$30.00

Charge Per 1000 Gallons

$2.60

$2.60

$2.60

$2.60

$2.60

$2.60

 

Sewer Rates

Residential

Commercial

Industrial

Inside

Outside

Inside

Outside

Inside

Outside

Minimum Usage

2500

2500

2500

2500

2500

2500

Base Charge

$10.00

$20.00

$15.00

$30.00

$15.00

$30.00

Charge Per 1000 Gallons

$2.65

$2.65

$2.65

$2.65

$2.65

$2.65

Sewer Rates

Percent

Prison Rate Percent of Water Consumption

90.00%

 

Gas Rates

Residential

Commercial

Interruptible

Dryers

Inside

Outside

Inside

Outside

Inside

Outside

Inside

Outside

Base Fee

$7.50

$7.50

$7.50

$7.50

$7.50

$7.50

$7.50

$7.50

Chg/MMBTU

COST PLUS $4.00

COST PLUS $3.00

Garbage Rates

Inside

Residential – Front Yard

1 Cart

$10.00

Residential – Front Yard

2 Carts

$13.00

Residential – Front Yard

3 Carts

$16.00

Residential – Back Yard

1 Cart

$14.00

Residential – Back Yard

2 Carts

$17.00

Residential – Back Yard

3 Carts

$20.00

Commercial

1 Cart

$15.00

Commercial

2 Carts

$18.00

Commercial

3 Carts

$21.00

Commercial

4 Carts

$24.00

Commercial

5 Carts

$27.00

Trash Pickup

Inside

Residential

$10.00

Mosquito Fee

 

Residential

$2.00

 

Dumpster Rates

6 Yard Dumpster

1 Pickup

$37.00

6 Yard Dumpster

2 Pickups

$74.00

6 Yard Dumpster

3 Pickups

$111.00

6 Yard Dumpster

4 Pickups

$148.00

6 Yard Dumpster

5 Pickups

$185.00

6 Yard Dumpster

6 Pickups

$222.00

8 Yard Dumpster

1 Pickup

$49.00

8 Yard Dumpster

2 Pickups

$98.00

8 Yard Dumpster

3 Pickups

$147.00

8 Yard Dumpster

4 Pickups

$196.00

8 Yard Dumpster

5 Pickups

$245.00

8 Yard Dumpster

6 Pickups

$294.00

Debris such as concrete, sheetrock, carpet, tires or junk cards will not be picked up by the city. In the event that such debris is left on the City right of way, the owner or resident will be cited. Fines are $250 for the first offense and $400 for any subsequent offense.

Yard trimmings, grass clippings, limbs and leaves must be separated from other debris and not mixed together. This should be piled on the curb and not put into bags.

Professional tree trimmers, building contractors and professional landscapers are responsible for removing all of the debris they create.

More than one truck load of yard trash per month, per resident will be charged an additional fee of $15 per trip thereafter, and $27 per ton.

City of Hawkinsville

Occupational Tax

Click here for a business license application

Every person, before engaging in, prosecuting or carrying on any trade, business, occupation or profession (including exhibiting any show or performance) in the city, shall register their names, business, calling, trade or profession, annually on or before the first day of March, or such other times as the board of commissioners may by resolution from time to time direct. Persons coming into the city after such date in the year may also register and pay for such licenses.

All licenses shall be paid in advance, the full one-year tax if purchased prior to July first, and a one-half-year tax if purchased on or after July first; provided, however, all distilled spirits, wine, malt beverages and taxicab licenses shall be for a full year, expiring one (1) year after date of issuance.

No person may obtain a business license granting the right to do business in this city without first paying all taxes, assessments, charges or accounts of any nature due to the city. Before issuance of a license to do business the city clerk shall first determine that the applicant has paid all taxes and charges due the city as a condition to the issuance of same.

No license issued by the city clerk shall be valid until signed by the chairman of the board of commissioners. The city clerk shall keep in a book a record of all licenses issued. No license shall be issued for a lesser period than one (1) year. Each license is valid and good only to the person to whom issued and shall not be transferred without the consent of the board of commissioners.

To view the City of Hawkinsville’s full ordinance on licensing please visit https://www.municode.com/library/ga/hawkinsville/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=PTIICOOR_CH16TALIBURE

 

# of Employees

Occupational Tax

# of Employees

Occupational Tax

1

$60.00

26

$517.20

2

$80.00

27

$533.40

3

$100.00

28

$549.60

4

$120.00

29

$565.80

5

$140.00

30

$582.00

6

$160.00

31

$596.58

7

$180.00

32

$611.16

8

$200.00

33

$625.74

9

$220.00

34

$640.32

10

$240.00

35

$654.90

11

$258.00

36

$669.48

12

$276.00

37

$684.06

13

$294.00

38

$698.64

14

$312.00

39

$713.22

15

$330.00

40

$727.80

16

$348.00

41

$735.09

17

$366.00

42

$742.38

18

$384.00

43

$749.67

19

$402.00

44

$756.96

20

$420.00

45

$764.25

21

$436.20

46

$771.54

22

$452.40

47

$778.83

23

$468.60

48

$786.12

24

$484.80

49

$793.41

25

$501.00

50

$800.00

  • Amounts include a $40.00 administrative fee
  • Maximum amount due is $800.00

ADD 10% TO AMOUNT DUE IF PAYING AFTER JULY 1

NOTE: Full time employees are ALL individuals who work a 40-hour week. Hours of part-time employees are added together and divided by 40 to determine the number of full-time employees.

COMING SOON!

CITY OF HAWKINSVILLE
2017
HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE COLLECTON SCHEDULE
SECTION A– MONDAY
SECTION B – TUESDAY
SECTION C & D – WEDNESDAY
SOUTHERN HILLS – THURSDAY
INDUSTRIAL BLVD – FRIDAY
RIVER CHASE – FRIDAY

WHEN COLLECTION DAY FALLS ON A HOLIDAY, GARBAGE WILL BE PICKED UP THE NEXT AVAILABLE BUSINESS DAY
RESIDENTIAL TRASH COLLECTION SCHEDULE

RESIDENTIAL TRASH COLLECTION SCHEDULE

SECTION A

SECTION B

SECTION C

SECTION D

JAN 16-20

JAN 23-27

JAN 2-6

JAN 9-13

FEB 13-17

FEB 20-24

JAN 30-FEB 3

FEB 6-10

MARCH 13-17

MARCH 20-24

FEB 27-MARCH 3

MARCH 6-10

APRIL 10-14

APRIL 17-21

MAR 27-31

APRIL 3-7

MAY 8-12

MAY 15-19

APRIL 24-28

MAY 1-5

JUNE 5-9

JUNE 12-16

MAY 22-26

MAY 29-JUNE 2

JULY 3-7

JULY 10-14

JUNE 19-23

JUNE 26- 30

JULY 31-AUG 4

AUG 7-11

JULY 17-21

JULY 24-28

AUG 28-SEP 1

SEP 4-8

AUG 14-18

AUG 21-25

SEP 25-29

OCT 2-6

SEP 11-15

SEP 18-22

OCT 23-27

OCT 30-NOV 3

OCT 9-13

OCT 16-20

NOV 20-24

NOV 27- DEC 1

NOV 6-10

NOV 13-17

DEC 18-22

DEC 25-29

DEC 4-8

DEC 11-15

*DEBRIS SUCH AS CONCRETE, SHEETROCK, CARPET, TIRES, OR JUNK CARS WILL NOT BE PICKED UP BY THE CITY. IN THE EVENT THAT SUCH DEBRIS IS LEFT ON THE CITY’S RIGHT OF WAY, THE OWNER OR RESIDENT WILL BE CITED. FINES ARE $250 FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE AND $400 FOR ANY SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE.

*YARD TRIMMINGS, GRASS CLIPPINGS, LIMBS, AND LEAVES MUST BE SEPARATED FROM OTHER DEBRIS AND MUST NOT BE MIXED TOGETHER. THIS SHOULD BE PILED AT THE CURB AND NOT PUT INTO BAGS.

*PROFESSIONAL TREE TRIMMERS, BUILDING CONTRACTORS AND PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR REMOVING ALL OF THE DEBRIS THEY CREATE.

*MORE THAN ONE TRUCK LOAD OF YARD TRASH PER MONTH, PER RESIDENCE WILL BE CHARGED AN ADDITIONAL FEE OF $15 PER TRIP THEREAFTER.