Metter Fire-Rescue

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    Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with O.C.G.A. §21-2-540, a special election shall be held in City of Metter to fill the vacancy in the office of City Council, District 1, Seat 1, caused by resignation of Councilman Edwin O. Boyd. The special election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
    Qualifying for the special election shall be held at Metter City Hall, 49 S. Rountree St., Metter, Georgia beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, September 11, 2017 and ending at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017. The qualifying fee shall be $81.00.
    All persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to register to vote in the special election may register to vote through the close of business on October 10, 2017. Early voting will be held October 16, 2017 - November 3, 2017, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Jack Strickland Building, 621 W. Pine Street, Metter, Georgia.
    Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.
    Should a runoff election be required, such runoff will be held on December 5, 2017.
    This the 28th day of August, 2017.
    Tony Thompson, Candler County Probate Judge
    Election Superintendent
    City of Metter
    Public Notice
    The Regular Meeting of Council will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 6:00 P.M.
  • Saturday, October 7, 2017
    Public Notice
    Metter Fire Department is making plans for its 2nd annual Stop, Drop, and Run 5K to be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017.
  • 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


    In accordance with O.C.G.A. 21-2-13(a)(1)(A) and 21-2-131(a)(1)(B) notice is hereby given that the City of Metter will hold a General Election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 for the purpose of electing a mayor and two council members from the following districts for four-year terms:
    At Large
    Term beginning 01/01/2018 ending 12/31/2021

    Seat 2 District 1
    Term beginning 01/01/2018 ending 12/31/2021

    Seat 4 District 2
    Term beginning 01/01/2018 ending 12/31/2021

    The voter registration deadline to vote in the November 7, 2017 General Election is October 10, 2017.

  • 2nd Monday of each month
    Regular City Council Meeting
    5:30 pm
  • About Metter Fire-Rescue

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    The Metter Fire-Rescue Department is a combination department consisting of fulltime professional firefighters and volunteer professional firefighters. Our coverage area is 249 square miles covering the entire Candler County area. Fire station #1 is located in downtown Metter at 56 South Lewis Street, and station #2 is located at 120 South Main Street in the Town of Pulaski. We have an ISO rating of a class 4 within the City of Metter and in the Town of Pulaski. The area outside the City of Metter within 5 road miles of the Metter Station #1 has an ISO rating of 4Y. The area outside the Town of Pulaski within 5 road miles of the Pulaski Station #2 has an ISO rating of class 4Y. We have mutual aid agreements with all surrounding fire departments.  

    The Metter Fire-Rescue provides the highest level of emergency services, which includes:
    •    fire protection
    •    rescue services
    •    emergency management
    •    public education and fire prevention

    It is the vision of the Metter Fire-Rescue to serve and provide a safer community through standards of excellence in our leaders and personnel who are guided by the principles of trust, integrity, honesty and loyalty, and who take pride in the traditional values of our department through teamwork, education, peak performance and responsiveness.


    The Metter Fire-Rescue is dedicated to providing for the safety and welfare of the public through preservation of life, health, property and the environment, utilizing core values of service, bravery, honor and preparedness. Metter Fire-Rescue will strive to protect and preserve the health and safety of all personnel and to return them safely to their families.


    To report a fire or rescue EMERGENCY in Metter, DIAL 911.

    For routine business communication, call 912-685-6832.

    To tell us how we’re doing, please like and post on our Facebook page.