“A Quiet Friendly City Dedicated to Community Service”
Centerville is a family friendly community that works closely with our business partners. We are part of a fast growing area of Georgia. With outstanding schools, affordable housing and convenient shopping and dining, we provide an attractive environment for incoming families and businesses. Our City employees know our citizens as friends and are there to assist them with personal and professional service. Centerville is business friendly. We will be happy to speak with you about establishing a business enterprise. It is the pleasure of the Governing Body to invite you to come and visit our City and meet our citizens.
City of Centerville Vision Statement “Safe, Easily Accessible, Enjoyable, Live, Work & Play”
City of Centerville ranked 7th happiest City in Georgia. Click on link to read full story.
News & Announcements
- At City Council on April 16th, Mayor and Council unveiled a new logo and tagline for the City of Centerville. For Centerville’s new logo, Mayor and Council selected blue and green for the colors. They picked these colors because they are fresh and inviting. The forward slanted font is to express the future opportunities for the City of Centerville. And lastly, they chose the leaf to signify growth in our area. We are excited to reveal the new logo and tag line for the City of Centerville. Thank you to all of our resident’s for choosing to “Live in the Center”!
- Centerville Police Department will be hosting “Coffee with a Cop” on May 15th from 9am-11am at Houston Galleria Chic-fil-A. Come chat with a local officer over a cup of coffee!
- Centerville received a GMA Well-being Grant for employee health. Read about it here.
- If you are interested in volunteering at the Centerville Recycling Center you will need to complete the appropriate volunteer release form and contact City Hall at 478-953-4734 or the Centerville Recycling Center at 478-975-0600.
- The City of Centerville has revised the Solid Waste, Garbage Collection Fees and Sanitation Guidelines for Residential Customers. Please click on the following link to view these changes.
Centerville Police Department’s K9 Bono & Kali to get donation of body armor
Centerville Police Department’s K9 Bono & Kali will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Bono’s vest is sponsored by Madeline Hamersley of Sorrento, ME and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of Lucille Campbell”. K9 Kali’s vest is sponsored by Madeline Hamersley of Sorrento, ME and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of Ken Smith”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.
Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 3,300 protective vests, in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a value of $5.7 million dollars.
The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age. New K9 graduates, as well as K9s with expired vests, are eligible to participate.
The donation to provide one protective vest for a law enforcement K9 is $950.00. Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283 and a five-year warranty, and an average weight of 4-5 lbs. There is an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts tax-deductible donations of any denomination at www.vik9s.org or mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718.
“The Centerville Police Department is happy to announce that our K-9’s have been awarded a grant that will provide an extra level of protection for them. K-9 “Bono” and K-9 “Kali” will be outfitted with bullet proof and stab proof vests at no cost to our city. We love our furry partners and would not want anything to happen to them. We are so grateful that very kind and gracious people willing to help them.“
Online Bill Payment: In order to serve you better, the City of Centerville provides online bill payment for its citizens. Utility bill payments can be made online by clicking the following link. City property tax bills can be paid in person at 300 E. Church Street or by visiting our website by clicking the following link.