Cemetery Committee

The Cemetery Committee acts in an advisory capacity to the Dahlonega City Council on matters related to the preservation, maintenance, operation, as well as advise on the current and projected use of Mt. Hope Cemetery, Memorial Park Cemetery and any other future cemeteries or burial properties owned and maintained by the City of Dahlonega which may reside within its governmental jurisdiction.  The cemetery committee suggests rules, improvements, regulations, and performs other such duties as the city council may from time to time request.

Upcoming Meetings

View Cemetery Committee Agendas

Current members are:

  • Christopher Worick- Chair
  • Jane Mellor- Vice Chair and Recording Secretary
  • Chris Anderson- Voting Member
  • Terry Grizzle- Voting Member
  • Jimmy Anderson- Voting Member


  • At-Large Member 1- Patricia Turner
  • At-Large Member 2- Vacant

Department Contacts

Mark Buchanan
City Engineer


Downtown Development Authority Agenda-Special Called-February 20, 2020
Downtown Development Authority Meeting Minutes – January 9, 2020
Public Notice – Meeting Dates 2019
Application for Appointment to Board, Commission or Committee
Cemetery Committee Agenda – November 20, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

Request for Open/ Close of Grave site.

There is a new procedure for requesting an Open/ Close of a Grave site. You will need to go under the Government tab to Community Development. Under Community Development go to Online Permit Applications. Select Request for Open/ Close. You will need to create a login. Then you may proceed… Read Full Answer

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