Jan 22

Sewage Spill Report

Sewage Spill Report

Sewage Entered a Waterway

Name of Municipality:  City of Maysville, Georgia

Date of Spill: 22 January 2016   Time of Spill:  12:42 pm

Duration of Spill:  On-going

Amount of Spill: 1,575 gallons at Lift Station # 1 and 3,750 gallons at Lift Station # 2 (If this spill was a minor spill, submit this page.  If it was a major spill as defined on the second page, submit both pages.)

Describe the method used to determine amount: Captured volume overflowing manhole into a five-gallon bucket and timed for one minute to calculate flow.

Location of spill:  The two lift stations serving the City of Maysville collection system.  Locations are Homer Highway (lift station # 1) and Elision Drive (lift station # 2).

What waterway was effected?  Unnamed tributaries to the Grove River

Describe what happened.  What caused the spill?  Is the spill ongoing?  Give details of the corrective actions.  Has the repair been completed?  Attach pictures of before and after the repair and extra sheets if needed for description.   Sanitary sewer overflow due to heavy rainfall event occurring on this date.

Date you contacted EPD: 22 January 2015

Who at EPD did you contact?  Ms. Phoebe Tchoua via email

Date you reported spill to Health Department:  22 January 2016

Copy of notice to Health Department included    Yes

Date notice posted at spill site:  22 January 2016

Spill Reported to media:  Posted on City’s webpage and also a City Hall

Signed:  Chris Hinson                     Date: 22 January 2016

Title:  Environmental Specialist    Print Name Chris Hinson

Jan 21

Workshop Meeting

The Mayor and Council will have a Workshop Meeting on Monday, January 25, 2016, 7:30 a.m. at 4 Homer Street to review the applications received for the Library Manager position.


Jan 05

Water Rate Increase

Water bills issued on February 1, 2016 will have an increase of 10%. The rate increase for an average household with both water and sewer service would be a monthly increase of $3.63.

Dec 28


Council Meeting will be held Monday, January 4, 2016, 7:00 p.m.at 4 Homer Street. Mayor Richard Presley, Councilmember’s Junior Hardy and Scott Harper will be sworn in for another four year term.


Dec 28


City Hall will be closed on Friday, January 1, 2016 for New Year’s Day.





Dec 28

Garbage Pickup Delayed


Your Garbage pickup will be delay one day due to Friday being New Year’s Day. Please have your trash out on Saturday, January 2, 2016 for pickup.  


Dec 22

Job Opening-Manager For Maysville Public Library

The City of Maysville is seeking qualified applicants for Manager of the Maysville Public Library.

The Library Manager is responsible for all aspects of library service. This manager provides leadership, example, and motivation for a high level of service for all patrons. He or she successfully leads public service staff in providing checkout and information service; oversees programming and collection maintenance; serves as Liaison with local Friends of the Library; assists in identifying local needs for budget; and serves as key contact between public services at this location and staff of Piedmont Regional Library System.

Qualified applicants will have prior experience working in a public library or retail setting. A Bachelor’s Degree and supervisory experience of at least three years preferred. The city’s Mayor and Council will consider other combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge and skills. The Library Manager will work some evenings and weekends on a rotating basis.  

Starting salary is dependent on qualifications.

A cover letter, application, resume, and list of three professional references must be received by January 12, 2016 to:

Barbara Thomas, City Administrator/City Clerk

City of Maysville

P.O. Box 86

Maysville, GA 30558




Dec 21

December Trash Pickup will be delayed one day due to Christmas Day falling on Friday, December 25, 2015. Please have all trash out on Saturday, December 26, 2015.

Dec 21

City Hall will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25, 2015 for Christmas Holidays and Friday, January 1, 2016 for New Year’s Day.

Dec 15

Major Water Break Alert

Maysville water will be turned off temporarily due to a major water break on Hogan Street. 

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