City of Helen 100 years

2017 Water Quality Report

The 2017 Water Quality Report for the City of Helen Water Department is now available. It can be viewed by clicking the Water Report link on the side bar. If you have any questions, please call 706-878-2733.

Holiday Hours for Helen City Hall

In order to celebrate the holidays with our families, City Hall will be closed for the following days:

December 22 (Fri) - Close at 2:00 p.m.

December 25 (Mon) - Closed

December 26 (Tues) - Closed

December 29 (Fri) - Closed

January 1 (Mon) - Closed

Any payment left in the drop box during the closures will not be considered late. If you put your Occupational Tax (Business License) into the drop box, please make sure it is filled out completely and notarized. If you need the city to notarize it, please bring it into the office on January 2 or 3, and it will not be considered late.

During the time the offices are closed, if you need an officer for a non-emergency, please call 706-878-2722 and take Option 1.

We hope you have a safe and happy holiday.

2017 Dropping of the Edelweiss

Come help us bring in the New Year December 31 with music, food, fun, party hats, dancing and the annual Dropping of the Edelweiss! Light Hors d'oeuvres, party favors and Midnight Champagne Toast.  Family Friendly! Helen Festhalle, 1074 Edelweiss Strasse, 706-878-1908.

City Hall Closed for Thanksgiving

In observance of Thanksgiving, Helen City Hall and the Helen Police Department Administrative Office will close Wednesday, November 22 at 1:00 p.m. and remain closed Thursday and Friday. We will reopen Monday, November 27 at 8:30 a.m. If you need an officer for a non emergency, call 706-878-2722, Option 1. For an emergency, call 911. We wish you and your family a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

City of Helen Commissioner Election Results

The City of Helen announces the winners of Helen's November 7th election for three commissioner seats. Steve Fowler (94 votes), Geneva S. Elwell (74 votes) and Lee Landress (72 votes) will be sworn into office January 2, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the first commissioners meeting of the year.  

Helen Road Closure for Paving

Tuesday morning, October 10, 2017, paving will begin on Edelweiss Strasse causing areas of the road to be closed. This will affect the part of Edelweiss Strasse between Munich Strasse at the Festhalle and Bigg Daddys. Paving should only take 2 - 3 days. If you have any questions, call City Hall at 706-878-2733.

City of Helen Commissioner's Election

The City of Helen has five candidates who have qualified for the November 7 election for three commission seats. The candidates are Steve Fowler, Ronnie Helton, Lee Landress, Geneva Elwell and incumbent Judy Holloway. The last day to register to vote is October 10 at the White County Voters Registrar Office. Early voting will begin October 16 through November 3 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) at Helen's City Hall. Election Day, November 7, polls will be open at City Hall from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Five People Qualify for Three Commission Seats

The City of Helen announces the names of five people who have qualified for the three commission seats. They are: Judy Holloway, Steve Fowler, Geneva S. Elwell, Ronnie Helton and Lee Landress. The election will take place on November 7, 2017. More information on the election will be presented as it is available.