ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
November 28, 2022
Contact: Melisa Mims, Director
Department of Public Relations
Chairman Announces an Infrastructure Planning Task Force
ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Rockdale County announced the creation of the Chairman’s Infrastructure Planning Task Force. In partnership with the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), the Task Force will strive to facilitate a timely critical overview and analysis of Rockdale County’s potential future infrastructure needs to help plan for the future of Rockdale County.
The Rockdale County Infrastructure Planning Task Force is comprised of approximately 30 community members, and 14 County Department experts and leaders. The members for the Task Force will share insights, thoughts, and recommendations that proactively support Metro-Atlanta/Rockdale County economic development designs, population growth data analysis, transportation constraints and opportunities for real-timeand future focused community growth and development.
“We’re pivoting for progress! As Rockdale County continues to embrace opportunities for Economic Development, we must also educate and inform our citizenry of internal action steps that highlight the preparedness and readiness of our current and future infrastructure. As we continue to collaborate with the Atlanta Regional Commission, City of Conyers, Rockdale County Public Schools and other community partners, monitoring trends in our growth, demographics and tax digest all are essential in planning ahead. The future of Rockdale is strong and resilient,” stated Chairman/CEO, Oz Nesbitt, Sr.
The Task Force is set to complete their work by March 2023 and present at an upcoming Board of Commissioners’ Meeting on their findings, recommendations on priorities, and provide a system for the community to have easier access to infrastructure information. The first meeting of the Rockdale County Infrastructure Task Force will take place Tuesday, November 29, 2022, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the JP Carr Community Center (981 Taylor Street, Conyers, GA 30012).
The meeting will include a presentation by Atlanta Regional Commission and will discuss the infrastructure of Rockdale County. The agenda for the meeting will be posted at the meeting location 24 hours in advance of the meeting. The public is welcome to observe the proceedings.
For information on upcoming Task Force meetings visit https://rockdalecountyga.gov. Meetings are open for public viewing.