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Public Notices
West Point Splash Park Operating Hours
Posted on 06/05/2017
Operating Hours

Saturdays Only: 11:00 - 5:00

Splash Park last day for the summer is Saturday, September 2nd. 

Fee: $1.00
*Each child must be accompany by an adult
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West Point Water System Issued Drought Level2 Declaration from Georgia EPD

West Point Water System Issued Drought Level2 Declaration from Georgia EPD

On Thursday November 17, 2016 the Georgia Environmental Protection Division Director issued a declaration for fifty two (52) counties in Georgia implementing a Drought Level 2 Response. The EPD has made this decision based on the current conditions over the fifty two (52) county area which has revived little or no measurable precipitation over the past several months.

The Drought Rule requires all permittees including the (City of West Point Water System) to implement specific water demand measurements during a Level 2 Drought Response.

A Declared Drought Level 2 Response requires all users of the West Point Water System to follow the rules of a Declared Drought Level 2 Response water usage guidelines as dictated by the State of Georgia Rule 391-3-30.

Listed below are the guidelines of the Drought Level 2 Response.

Level 2 Drought Response Summary:

  1. Public information campaign as required under a Level 1 Drought Response.
  2. General outdoor watering.
    • Even-numbered addresses may only water Wednesdays and Saturdays before 1 0 a.m. and after 4 p.m.
    • Odd-numbered addresses may only water on Thursdays and Sundays before 10 a.m. and after 4 p.m.
  3. Prohibited outdoor water uses (with some exceptions as provided in the rule).
    • Washing hard surfaces.
    • Water for ornamental purposes.
    • The use of fire hydrants, except for firefighting, public health, safety or flushing.
    • Non-commercial vehicle washing, including charity and fundraising car washes.
    • Non-commercial pressure washing.

In addition to the restrictions listed above the City of West Point Water System is required to implement four (4) additional actions from the Drought Response Strategies Menu to implement along with the Declared Drought Level 2 Response. The city has chosen the following four ( 4) Strategies for users of the West Point Water System;

  • 391-3-30-.07 (5 b) Restaurants using the City of West Point Water System are restricted from providing customers with water except upon request from individual customers desiring water.
  • 391-3-30-.07 (5 f) Water customers using the City of West Point Water System are restricted from using water to fill swimming pools except on the days that their individual address for outdoor water use is allowed as spelled out in Section 2 General Outdoor Watering.
  • 391-3-31-.07 (5 h) Any and all street cleaning is suspended during the time this order is in place. Exemptions to this will be when cleaning is required for public safety.
  • 391-3-30-.07 (5 i) The city will visually monitor all water usage during this declared drought for any violations related to the restriction listed both in the declaration from the State of Georgia and the additional four (4) Drought Response Strategies chosen by the city. If it is determined that a water user is violating any of the restrictions set forth in this Declared Drought Response then that water customer will be warned to immediately discontinue the use of water that is violating the restrictions set forth in this order. If the same water user is found to be violating the restrictions of this Drought Response a second time the city will discontinue the customers' water service by physically turning off the water supply at the city's water meter. At that time the customer will be required to meet face to face with the City Clerk or Utilities Director and make their case as to why the city should restore service.

This order is being implemented under the authority of the State of Georgia Environmental Protection Division Director Richard E. Dunn.

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The City of West Point Receives 2017 Live, Work, Play City Award

PRESS RELEASE - January 23, 2017

Contact: Kelli Bennett, GMA (678) 686-6242 kbennett@gmanet.com

ATLANTA – On Jan. 22, the city of West Point received a 2017 Live, Work, Play City Award presented by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA), in conjunction with Georgia Trend Magazine, during GMA’s annual Mayors’ Day Conference in Atlanta.

There were a total of nine cities in three population categories—small (population under 4,999), Medium (5,000-24,999) and Large (more than 25,000)—that received this year’s award. These cities will be featured in the February 2017 issue of Georgia Trend.

Recipients of the 2017 Live, Work, Play Cities Award:

Small City Category

  • Grayson, Ga.
  • Madison, Ga.
  • West Point, Ga.

Medium City Category

  • Dublin, Ga.
  • Griffin, Ga.
  • Woodstock, Ga.

Large City Category

  • Roswell, Ga.
  • Statesboro, Ga.
  • Rome, Ga.

Though each city provides different services, contest judges praised the winning cities for their success in advancing job creation, housing offerings and recreational amenities. Judges for the 2017 Live, Work, Play Cities Award represented Georgia Power’s office of Community & Economic Impact, the Department of Community Affairs and the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government. In addition to being recognized during GMA’s Mayors’ Day, winning cities will be highlighted in the association’s monthly newspaper, Georgia’s Cities.

“These nine cities truly embody well-rounded communities that benefit residents and businesses alike,” said GMA Executive Director Lamar Norton. “They also serve as examples for local governments across Georgia. Officials in these cities have demonstrated advanced problem-solving, exceptional management and teamwork to increase the overall quality of life for all residents. GMA is honored to serve all of our member cities and especially proud of these award recipients.”

Based in Atlanta, GMA is a voluntary, non-profit organization that provides legislative advocacy, research, training, employee benefit and technical consulting services to its 521 member cities.

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