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Henry County Closings, Cancellations & Postponements

Henry County Government Buildings Closed

Beginning Monday, March 16, all Henry County Government Buildings including Rec Centers and the Recycling Center, will be closed to the public as a precautionary measure to guard against the coronavirus - COVID-19.

Henry County Board of Elections Meeting Postponed - April 15, 2020

After additional thought and consideration, the Henry County Board of Elections and Registration has decided to postpone our April 1, 2020, meeting until Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at 1:00 PM. The location of the meeting will be announced in the upcoming days. Safety continues to be top of mind, and based on the information we have now, this is the best decision for all interested parties.

Please cascade this information to the appropriate stakeholders and the general public.

We promised to keep you abreast of events as they occur and decisions are made.

Thanks,

Dan Richardson
Henry County Board of Elections & Registration, Chair

The Board of Assessors Meeting scheduled for April 13th, 2020 has been Cancelled 

Parks and Recreation will cancel the Youth Spring Break Camp that was scheduled for April 6-10th. 

Office of Solicitor General for Henry County will be closing to the public as of today.

Read full information here

From the Tax Assessors Office:

Forms regarding return of real property; return of aircraft, business and marine personal property; the application for freeport exemption; and the county's homestead exemption application are available on www.qpublic.net/ga/henry/. All forms may be mailed to the office and must be postmarked on or before April 1, 2020. 

Early voting suspended and Presidential Primary postponed until May

Due to mounting concerns over the Covid-19 Virus and the current State of Emergency, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has moved the Presidential Preference Primary from March 24, 2020 to coincide with the State Primary scheduled for May 19, 2020. The Presidential Preference Primary (and associated special elections) has been moved/postponed. It has not been cancelled.

Every vote already cast, whether by mail or in person, WILL be counted in May for the Presidential Preference Primary.  All in-person absentee voting has ended as of Saturday March 14, 2020.  Absentee by mail is strongly encouraged. 

Beginning Monday, March 16, Henry County Elections office will be closed to the public as a precautionary measure to guard against the coronavirus – COVID – 19.

While Senior Centers are closed, Henry County Senior Services will continue its Meals on Wheels program, drive up meals and home services.

APRIL 7, 2020 Family Law Workshop Cancelled: 

The Family Law Workshop scheduled for 4/7 has been cancelled. Please note that all registered participants will be moved to the 5/5 scheduled workshop and that date is subject to be canceled as well pending further developments of the impact of COVID-19 on our community.

Henry County Purchasing Department - Bids: 

BID OPENINGS: Due to Henry County Government Buildings being closed, the openings/acceptance of all posted bids and RFPs will be postponed until further notice. Once a new date and time has been determined, information will be posted on the County’s website.

Henry County EMA - C.E.R.T. Training Cancelled 

 

The March 23, 2020 Board of Assessors meeting has been cancelled

 

The Henry County Library System is Closed until further notice. Please visit henrylibraries.org henrylibraries.org for more information.

 

The Henry County Sheriff's Church Security and Safety class scheduled for Thursday, March 19, 2020 has been cancelled.

Contact information for Courts:

  • State Court at 770-288-7800
  • Magistrate Court 770-288-7700
  • Juvenile Court 770-288-6866
  • Solicitor General 770-288-7178
  • Superior Court 770-288-8022

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak and in light of the County's Resolution 20-51, 

Stormwater's paint recycling event on April 04 has been cancelled.

A rescheduled date will be communicated in due course.


Due to ongoing concerns regarding coronavirus/COVID-19,

Henry County Stormwater's rain barrel make-and-take workshop on Tuesday, March 24, has been cancelled.

Your contact information will be retained, and you will be notified once a future workshop date has been ascertained.


SECOND AMENDED ORDER DECLARING JUDICIAL EMERGENCY

CHIEF JUDGE BRIAN J AMERO OF THE SUPERIOR COURT OF HENRY COUNTY, FLINT JUDICIAL CIRCUIT PURSUANT TO O.C.G.A.38-3-61, CHIEF JUDGE BRIAN J AMERO HAS SIGNED AN ORDER DECLARING A JUDICIAL EMERGENCY.

ACCORDINGLY, IT IS THE ORDER OF THE COURT THAT NO JURORS OR GRAND JURORS SHALL REPORT AND NO JURY TRIALS SHALL BE HELD UNTIL AFTER APRIL 13, 2020, AT 11.59 PM. NO CIVIL OR NON-ESSENTIAL MATTERS SHALL BE HEARD BY THE COURTS DURING THIS TIME PERIOD, UNLESS THEY CAN BE CONDUCTED VIA VIDEO OR TELECONFERENCING.

FOR ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS YOU MAY CONTACT CLERK'S OFFICE 770-288-8022 YOU MAY DOWNLOAD A COPY OF JUDGE AMERO'S SIGNED ORDER DECLARING A JUDICIAL EMERGENCY