SCBC approves fire protection agreement with Banks County

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners entered into a fire protection services agreement with Banks County for Tates Creek Fire Department during its meeting on Tuesday.

According to County Administrator Phyllis Ayers, the agreement is approved each year, to allow Tates Creek Fire Department to offer fire protection services to Banks County.

Ayers says in return for Tates Creek Fire Department’s fire protection services, Banks County provides a portion of funds to Stephens County.

Commissioner Dennis Bell made a motion approving the agreement with Vice Chair James Addison seconding the motion.

The motion was approved unanimously.