From the Week of August 31, 2020
Camden County Residents Encouraged to Take Action during National Preparedness Month
September is National Preparedness Month and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County citizens to take time to prepare for natural disasters and emergencies. With the theme of “Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today,” the goal of National Preparedness Month is to increase the overall number of individuals, families, and communities that engage in preparedness actions at home, work, business, school, and places of worship.

Public Notice: Absentee Ballot Request Portal Opens
The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) is pleased to announce a new opportunity for registered voters to request an Absentee Ballot for the November 3rd General Election. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger opened the Absentee Ballot Request portal in late August. On the new site,, Georgia voters with a driver’s license or state ID card are able to request an absentee ballot completely online.

Pop Quiz: Camden County General Fund Debt
How much debt does the Camden County General Fund have?

  • A - $10 million - $20 million
  • B - $1 million - $10 million
  • C - $500,000 - $1 million
  • D - $1 - $500,000
  • E - $0 in debt

Answer below!
Time Running Out to Complete the 2020 Census
The self-response period for the 2020 Census ends September 30, 2020! Each Georgia resident counted brings approximately $2,300 per year back to our community through both direct and indirect funding. Over the course of the next decade, this is over $23,000 per person.

Help Camden County get its share of the $675 billion in federal funding distributed annually based on Census data.

Census Takers began working in Camden County on August 11, 2020, as part of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Nonresponse Followup (NRFU). Camden County residents are strongly encouraged to cooperate with Census Takers and complete the 2020 Census for their household to ensure Camden County is correctly counted at the State and Federal levels.

Everyone in Camden County counts. And everyone living in your household on April 1st needs to get counted as part of the 2020 Census.Talk to your friends and neighbors to ensure that they are counted too!

An accurate count informs how billions of dollars in federal funding gets distributed annually for:
  • after school activities,
  • emergency management,
  • health clinics,
  • road repairs,
  • senior services,
  • veterans programs, and
  • hundreds of other programs.

Phone options are available:
(844) 330-2020 (English)
(844) 468-2020 (Spanish)
(844) 467-2020 (TTY)

More information about the 2020 Response Rate is available at:
Voter Registration Deadline October 5, 2020
Reminder: The deadline to register to vote is October 5, 2020, for the November 3rd General Election. Learn more at:
Pop Quiz Answer
How much debt does the Camden County General Fund have?

  • A - $10 million - $20 million
  • B - $1 million - $10 million
  • C - $500,000 - $1 million
  • D - $1 - $500,000
  • E - $0 in debt

Answer: The Camden County General Fund has NO debt. At their recent meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners approved paying off the only General Fund debt, approximately $255,600 for cardiac monitors in ambulances.
Camden County Board of Commissioners | 912-576-5601 |