Welcome to the City of Cornelia
As City Manager for the City of Cornelia, it is my honor and pleasure to welcome you to our website and introduce you to our community. Cornelia has a rich history and a bright future. We are a proud southern community that is committed to upholding our small town atmosphere and strong family values while encouraging "smart" economic growth.
We take pride in our community by preserving our history and natural resources, lending a helping hand to our neighbors and friends and striving to build a better future for our citizens.
The City of Cornelia will be closing the City park on Wyly St beginning Oct 23, 2017 so staff can begin installing the Christmas lights display.
The walking trail & playground will remain open to the public.
The Christmas in the Park driving tour will open on Thanksgiving day, Nov 23, 2017 & end Jan 1, 2018, from 6 pm to 11 pm daily.
Reservoir and Water Treatment Ground Breaking
On May 16, 2017, The City of Cornelia broke ground on our new water reservoir and treatment plant adjacent to our current site. The Plant will be a state of the art 4.0 million gallon per day super pulsator plant with a 76 million gallon raw water reservoir and 2.0 million gallon clearwell. The start of the project is May 22, 2017 and projected end Nov. 23, 2018.
Helping with the ground breaking : Don Martin, Brian Horton, Keith Ethridge, Donald Anderson, Wes Dodd, Don Bagwell, John Foster, Tony Cook, Jerry Franklin, Ernest Burns, Janie Henderson, Janice Griggs, Marty Boyd, Judy Taylor and Seth Glaze. Photo courtesy of NE Georgian.
Water First is a voluntary partnership between local governments, state agencies and other organizations working together to enhance the quality of life through the wise management and protection of water resources and more.