City Clerk's Office

Debbie Turner

Open Records Request

All open requests must be submitted in writing to City Clerk, Debbie Turner. Please download and print off the Open Requests Record (PDF) and fill it out. Below is a form that you can hand deliver to City Hall or mail to:

City of Cornelia
P.O. Box 785
Cornelia, GA 30531

City Clerk/Secretary of the Commission Responsibilities

The City Commission appoints the Secretary of the Commission at its regular meeting in January each year. The secretary shall have charge and custody of the city records and attend all the meetings of the City Commission except that part of any meeting which, under the laws of this State, is authorized to be closed to the public. She shall keep accurate minutes of the proceedings of the City Commission and other duties as specified in the Charter or as outlined in the job description.

​Finance Director

​Melanie Chandler
706-778-8585 x228

Welcome to the City of Cornelia. We are here to serve our citizens. Our office handles your issues regarding utility bills, property taxes, occupation certificates, yard sale permits and more.


City Hall shall observe the following as holidays.  When a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the Holiday time will be Friday or Monday. 

New Year's Day, Good Friday,   Memorial Day,  Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving,  Christmas Eve,  Christmas Day

Contact Us

We are the administrative arm of the city if we can help you please give us a call or send us an email. For more information, please contact Melanie Chandler at 706-778-8585.