ELLIJAY, Ga. – As the nation continues watching numbers fluctuate and news reports of the the state and national governments commenting and putting forth orders in response to the COVID-19 virus, the Gilmer County Board of Commissioners have cancelled their July Work Session.
Citing the recent spike in cases of the Coronavirus, the Board of Commissioners released an email through County Clerk Edwina Daman saying that they will cancel the work session on Wednesday July 8, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.
They will still be holding Thursday’s Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m. The statement in the email said, “We plan on having the Public Comment Meeting and Regular Meeting on Thursday in the Courthouse parking lot.
The Public Comment Meeting starts at 5:00 p.m. and the Regular Meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. While no other statements have been made at this time, rumors have circulated that certain members of the courthouse may have been potentially exposed to COVID-19 as well.