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  • Public Notice 

    Metter City Hall and Public Works will be closed Decemebr 22, 2017 and December 25, 2017 for Christmas Holidays. Also we will be closed on January 1, 2017 for New Years Day. 


  • 2017-2027 City of Metter Master Comprehensive Plan
    Steering Committee Meeting Schedule

    Due to so many other community issues and summer vacations upon us, we will be taking a break from meeting as of June 22, 2017. Please stay tuned for more details as we work on plan preparations to present to you in the fall.

    All meetings will be held at the Metter Police Department, 805 E. Lillian St. (Old Elementary School Building) at 5:30 p.m.

    February 13, 2017 - Public Hearing #1 - Brief Presentation and Public Comment

    March 9, 2017 - Steering Committee Organizational Meeting

    March 23, 2017 - Vision and Policies

    April 6, 2017 - Needs and Opportunities

    April 20, 2017 - Land Use

    May 4, 2017 - Land Use #2 and Housing

    May 18, 2017 - Economic and Downtown Development

    June 1, 2017 - Transportation and Infrastructure

    June 15, 2017 - Community Facilities and Green Space

    June 29, 2017 - Public Safety

    July 13, 2017 - Work Program and CIP

    July 27, 2017 - Open Meeting Date if Needed

    August 10, 2017 - Open Meeting Date if Needed

    August 24,2017 - Open Meeting Date if Needed

    August - Submit Plan to Regional Commission for Conflict Review

    September 11, 2017 - Public Hearing #2 - Present Final Plan to City Council for Adoption

    October 31, 2017 - Plan must be approved by DCA and adopted by City Council

  • 2nd Monday of each month
    Regular City Council Meeting
    5:30 pm
  • Mayor William “Billy” Trapnell

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    Mayor Trapnell was born and reared in Metter. He graduated from Metter High School and attended Georgia Southern College. He began his career with the U.S. Postal Service in 1964 and retired in 1992 as Superintendent of Postal Operations. He was elected Mayor of the City of Metter in 1993, beginning his first term in January, 1994. Since that time, he has been re-elected four times. He serves as Chairman of the Candler County Industrial Authority, Chairman of Bethany Home, Inc., President of The Woodpecker Trail Association, Inc. and is Past President of the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA). He is also a member of the following: Charter member and Melvin Jones Fellow of the Metter Lions Club, Candler County Board of Health, Candler County Communities in Schools, Candler County Family Connections, Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council, Heart of Georgia-Altamaha Regional Commission and Region 9 Workforce Investment Board.

    Contact info:
    49 S. Rountree St. 
    P.O. Box 74
    Metter, GA 30439


  • Rev. Gregory Thomas

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    Councilman Gregory Thomas is a native of Savannah, Georgia and a graduate of Tompkins High School. He attended Tuskegee Institute, Jacksonville State University and Gadsden State College, all in Alabama. He studied Religion at Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii. He is a 1996 graduate of Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Justice Studies. He is a 2009 graduate of Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia, where he received his Master of Public Administration (The Law Enforcement Command College). He currently serves as Senior Pastor of the Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church of Statesboro, and the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church of Register, Georgia. He also serves as Moderator of the Queen of Victory Missionary Baptist Association Sunday School and BTU Convention. In addition he serves as the Vice Moderator of the Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Association. Councilman Gregory Thomas is a U.S. Army Veteran of the Military Police Corp, and currently employed by the Georgia Department of Corrections as Chaplain at Rogers State Prison, Reidsville, GA. Councilman Thomas is currently serving his fourth unopposed term (started January 2002) as City Councilman on the Metter City Council.

    Contact info:
    2 Thomas Lane
    Metter, GA 30439

  • Paul MacGregor

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    Councilman Paul MacGregor represents residents of District One in the City of Metter. Originally from Macon, Georgia, Councilman MacGregor graduated with a degree in Business from University of Georgia, where he received a track scholarship. He then earned a Master’s Degree from Georgia College and State University. He moved to Metter in 1994 as Manager of Georgia Power Company and retired in 2009. In 1996, he was selected to carry the Olympic Torch. Councilman MacGregor has served as President of the Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce, President of the Metter Rotary Club, where he received the Paul Harris award. Councilman MacGregor was Chairman of Metter Housing Authority, and served on the Candler County Board of Education, where he volunteered as a Book Buddy and Mentor. He has served on Concerted Services Board where he delivered Meals on Wheels for several years. Over the years he has served on the Downtown Development Authority/Better Hometown Board, the Historic Metter Depot Committee, the Tree Board, and the Library Board as well as chairing the United Way Campaign. In addition, he is a former Citizen of the Year recipient. Councilman MacGregor is a member of Metter United Methodist Church where he has taught Sunday school, served in various leadership roles and he currently represents Metter and Candler County on the Southeast Technical College Foundation.

    Councilman MacGregor has been married to his high school sweetheart, Beverly, for 46 years. They have three children, four grandchildren, and one stray mutt.

    Contact info:
    442 S. College St. 
    Metter, GA 30439

  • Edwin O. Boyd

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    Councilman Edwin O. Boyd is a native of Greenville, South Carolina, but was reared in Atlanta, Georgia. After graduating from Lakeside High School in 1969, Councilman Boyd attended Georgia Southern College, where he graduated in 1973 with a BBA in General Business. Councilman Boyd began his insurance career in 1977 with James M. Jones Insurance Agency, becoming President of Jones & Boyd Insurance Agency of Metter in 1984. Councilman Boyd is currently serving his third term as Metter City Councilman and serves on the Metter Downtown Development Authority/Better Hometown Board, the Board of Directors of Communities in Schools, and the Advisory Board of Sea Island Bank, Metter Branch. He is past president of the Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce, 1991-1993; Past-President of the Metter Rotary Club, 1986; and Past Trustee of the Metter United Methodist Church.

    Contact info:
    P.O. Box 358
    Metter, GA 30439

  • Chyrileen Boston Kilcrease

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    Councilwoman Chyrileen B. Kilcrease represents the residents of District Two in the City of Metter. She is a life-long resident of Metter, Georgia. After graduating from Metter High School in 1971, she received her Associate Degree of Nursing from Albany Junior College. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Georgia Southern University in 1991, a Master of Science in Nursing from Armstrong Atlanta University in 1997, and a post-Masters Nurse Educator Certification from Georgia College & State University in 2006, and is a retired Associate Professor of Nursing from Middle Georgia State College where she taught nursing for 17 years and currently works a PRN staff nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Emanuel Medical Center. She has served as Metter’s Mayor Pro Tem for the past 11 years. She is affiliated with the following organizations: Rose Metter Chapter No. 249 Order of Eastern Star, Candler Branch NAACP, Heart of Georgia-Altamaha Regional Commission, Rural Southeast Georgia Black Nurses’ Association and the Metter Historical Society. She is a member of the Sams Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

    Contact info:
    300 Hershel Drive
    Metter, GA 30439

  • Marsha Colson

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    Councilwoman Marsha Colson represents District One of the City of Metter. Councilwoman Colson was raised in Charleston, South Carolina, graduating from James Island High School. She graduated cum laude from the University of South Carolina in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. Upon graduation, Councilwoman Colson moved to Georgia to be near her extended family in the Evans and Tattnall County areas. She began her career at Metter Ford in June of 1994 as a sales consultant. She moved through the ranks and is currently the General Manager of Metter Ford. Councilwoman Colson has been very active in community activities. She chaired Candler County Relay for Life for two years and has served as a member of its planning committee for 10 years. She served as vice chair of the Metter-Candler Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for three years and was chair of the Chamber’s Auction/Gala committee. She is the current chair of the Candler County Communities in Schools Board of Directors and is a member of the Candler County chapter of the FERST Foundation. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Metter and is a member of their Board of Directors.

    Contact info:
    925 Cedar St.
    Metter, GA 30439