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E-911 Fund:

This fund, authorized by O.C.G.A. 46-5-133 to 46-5-134, is used to account for the revenues collected from a monthly $1.50 surcharge placed on all landline telephones, a monthly $1.50 surcharge placed on all wireless telephones (Phase I and II), a monthly $1.50 surcharge placed on all VOIP telephones, and a $0.75 surcharge on prepaid wireless service. These funds are legally restricted to be used to operate the county-wide 911 emergency telephone system. This department’s certified communication officers receive and process emergency and non-emergency telephone calls on a county-wide basis and dispatches emergency personnel from the Sheriff’s Office, Winder Police Department, Auburn Police Department, Statham Police Department, County Emergency Services Department, Winder Fire Department, and county Animal Control Department.

Location:
Fire Station Headquarters
222 Pleasant Hill Church Road, NE
Winder, GA 30680

Hours:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday

Contact:
William Wright
Emergency Communication
Division Manager
770-307-2987 ext. 1996

Non-Emergency Line
770-307-3122

Department Stats:
Full-Time Employees: 25
FY 2018 Budget: $1,634,829