Public Notices & Bids

Public Notices:


Special Election Is Set

Jasper County is set for an upcoming special election With the retirement of Jasper County Probate Judge Linda Keller, effective January 31, 2019, and the resignation of District 4 Board of Commissioner Craig Salmon, a special election to fill those public offices shall be held.

In the case of a vacancy on the county commission, the call for a special election shall be issued not less than 30 days and no more than 60 days from the resignation. In that event, the call for the special election will be published Thursday, February 7.

Qualifying for both races will begin at 9 a.m. on February 13 at 9 a.m. and end at noon on February 15. The qualifying fees will be $1392.25 for Probate Judge and $216 for County Commission District 4.

Qualifying for both races will be in the office of the Probate Judge and will be nonpartisan. The last date to register to vote will be Tuesday, February 19 and the special election will be Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

If only one person qualifies for each race, the election would not be held.


The following applications will go before the Board of Commissioners on February 4, 2019 at 6 pm.

  • Bear Creek Restaurant, Application number 2019-A-009 located at 60 Bear Creek Marina Road. Name of applicant: John Herman and Nick Platek – Pouring License for distilled spirits, beer and wine – Renewal
  • Bear Creek Marina Store, Application number 2019-A-010 located at 62 Bear Creek Marina Store. Name of applicant: John Herman and Nick Platek – Retail sales of beer and wine – Renewal.

Consideration of approval will be on the agenda for the monthly County Commissioners meeting on February 4, 2019 at 6 pm. The meeting will be in the Commissioners meeting room on the basement floor of the courthouse.


Speed Limit Change Coming to Jackson Lake Road:  The section of Jackson Lake Road from Highway 11 to Rocky Creek Road speed limit will change from 45 MPH to 35 MPH.   The change will be effective upon installation of the new speed limit signs.

Public Meetings:

Public Hearings:

Advertisement for a Rezoning at 740 Bear Creek Marina Road

The Jasper County Board of Commissioners will hear a public hearing on the following item at their meeting on February 4, 2019 beginning at 6:00 pm in the Commissioners meeting room on the basement floor.

  1. A public hearing will be held for a rezoning at 740 Bear Creek Marina Road. The current zoning is Residential (R-1) and wants to be rezoned to Commercial (C-2).

The public is invited to attend and those with special needs related to handicapped accessibility, should contact the Planning and Zoning office at 706-468-4905.

County Bid Documents:

Public Documents:


Jasper County Courthouse and offices will be closed the following dates…

New Year’s Day Tuesday – January 1, 2019
Martin Luther King Day –  Monday, January 21, 2019
President’s Day, Monday – February 18, 2019
Good Friday, Friday – April 19, 2019
Memorial Day Monday – May 27, 2019
Independence Day Thursday – July 4, 2019
Labor Day Monday – September 2, 2019
Columbus Day Monday – October 14, 2019
Veterans Day Monday – November 11, 2019

Thanksgiving Day Thursday – November 28, 2019
Day after Thanksgiving Friday – November 29, 2019

Christmas Eve Tuesday – December 24, 2019
Christmas Day Wednesday – December 25, 2019