Cities In The News

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Council approves SPLOST project list

February 26, 2020

Marietta Daily Journal

The Marietta City Council approved a project list for its portion of the 2022 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax on Tuesday.

For city, count officials, storm recovery is economic development boost

February 25, 2020

Albany Herald

With downtown revitalization in full swing, storm recovery efforts ongoing and projects valued at more than $100 million under way, elected officials say they feel good about where the community is headed.

Homeless issue a concern

February 25, 2020

Brunswick News

City commissioners discussed the homeless issue Monday at a planning meeting designed to talk about the results of the recent Georgia Municipal Association’s Cities United Summit Training.

Ball Ground approves declaration of surplus property

February 25, 2020

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

A parcel of city-owned land near downtown Ball Ground will be up for sale in the near future after the Ball Ground City Council declared it surplus at Thursday night’s meeting.

Rome City Commission to vote on speed cameras at Rome High at March 9 meeting

February 25, 2020

Rome News-Tribune

The Rome City Commission agreed during its caucus Monday night to put the installation of speed cameras near Rome High School up to a vote at its March 9 regular meeting.

One-way streets, community in schools on tap for LaGrange City Council meeting

February 25, 2020

LaGrange Daily News

The flow of traffic where kids are picked up from LaGrange High School will be a point of discussion Tuesday during the LaGrange City Council’s work session and business meeting.

New hotel, retail center, houses proposed in Fayetteville

February 25, 2020

Atlanta Business Chronicle

Planners in Fayetteville are scheduled to hear plans Feb. 25 for a new hotel, retail center and 48 new homes in the south metro city.

Grant could restore passenger service to Athens airport

February 25, 2020

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens-Clarke County has received a $750,000 federal grant to help attract commercial passenger service to Athens-Ben Epps Airport.

Breweries, distilleries now allowed in Dunwoody

February 25, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The City Council on Monday passed an ordinance that changes Dunwoody’s zoning code to allow for the businesses in certain commercial areas of the northern DeKalb County city.

Johns Creek looks within to fill city manager’s post

February 25, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

After a nationwide search for a new city manager, Johns Creek is moving to fill the position from within, tapping Acting City Manager and Police Chief Ed Densmore for the job.

Roswell CORE program offers inside look at city government

February 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Roswell invites residents to get a behind-the-scenes look at city government through its CORE community public engagement program. The initiative, offered in nine free weekly sessions, begins Wednesday, March 18.

Johns Creek advances McGinnis Ferry widening

February 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Johns Creek City Council has advanced a proposed widening of McGinnis Ferry Road by approving an intergovernmental project agreement with Alpharetta and Forsyth County, and the use of $3 million in TSPLOST funds for right-of-way acquisitions.

Woodstock buys Ga. 92 parcel for future Greenprints trailhead

February 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Woodstock has acquired 21 acres along Ga. 92 for a future trailhead and expansion of the Greenprints trail system.

Trion Cash Reserves Drop $1.2 Million During Last Fiscal Year

February 24, 2020

Summerville News

Trion’s cash reserves dropped about $1.2 million during the last fiscal year, CPA Lloyd Williamson told the town council at the end of last month.

Craft distillery with tasting room proposed for Lawrenceville Depot area

February 24, 2020

Gwinnett Daily Post

The Lawrenceville Planning Commission will consider a proposal for Third Rail Distillery at its March 2 meeting at Lawrenceville City Hall.

Menlo Buys Security Vehicle; All Fire Hydrants Serviced

February 24, 2020

Summerville News

The City of Menlo bought a security vehicle after the one they had begun having problems.

Milton to unveil trails plan update

February 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Milton Trails Advisory Committee invites residents to stop by the Council Chambers at Milton City Hall on Tuesday to view the newly completed update of the city’s trail plan.

N. Fulton cities to hold meetings on special needs

February 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Those who work with or have family members with special needs are invited to a series of community engagement meetings “to voice current needs or challenges” in four North Fulton cities.

Milton seeks applicants for paid summer internships

February 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Milton is seeking applicants for a summer Comprehensive Internship Program that promises to give participants “a far-reaching look at city government.”

Hahira City Center groundbreaking scheduled

February 24, 2020

Valdosta Daily Times

The City of Hahira has awarded the low bid on Phase II of the City Center Park, the construction of parking, fencing, entrances, sidewalks, lighting and other amenities, to Cauthan Construction, city officials said.

Newton County, Covington taking separate paths on economic development

February 24, 2020

Rockdale Citizen

Newton County and Covington will no longer be taking a joint approach to economic development.

Rome City Commission to hear update on RHS speed cameras, hold rezoning hearing

February 24, 2020

Rome News-Tribune

The Rome City Commission will hear a presentation during its Monday caucus on the installation of speed cameras near Rome High School.

Aragon Council Oks donated K-9 for Police

February 24, 2020

Polk County Standard Journal

The Aragon Police Department is soon to have a new recruit, and while unable to issue tickets or drive a car, they’re sure to be a valuable asset to the force in many other ways.

Marietta could soon be dissolving its two tax allocation districts

February 24, 2020

Marietta Daily Journal

Mayor Steve Tumlin said he thinks the TADs have been a success and wants to pay them off early, which would unlock over $3 million from the TADs’ increment funds for the city, county and school system.

Canton City Council approves new look alcohol ordinance

February 24, 2020

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

The Canton City Council has approved on second reading updates to the city's alcohol ordinance, which include a new entertainment district.

Canton board tables requests regarding a possible apartment complex

February 24, 2020

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

During their meeting on Monday, the Canton Planning Commission tabled two requests involving a possible apartment complex located at Hospital Road and Hospital Drive in Canton.

Police, residents discuss safety at Sky Valley Town Watch forum

February 21, 2020

Clayton Tribune

The city of Sky Valley recently held a meeting of the Town Watch in order to create a forum to give residents an opportunity to converse with the Sky Valley Police

Sky Valley discusses road repairs, new police cars

February 21, 2020

Clayton Tribune

Road repairs and the need for new police cars were the main topics of discussion at Sky Valley’s city council work session Tuesday, Feb. 18.

City approves alcohol permits for events

February 21, 2020

Clayton Tribune

Clayton City Council Members approved a one-day alcohol permit for the Rabun County Civic Center for a performance by Malpass Bros. on March 14 at their regular meeting on Tuesday.

Clarkesville pursues park cleanup

February 21, 2020

Northeast Georgian

The Clarkesville city council discussed cleaning some areas of the park after receiving damage from recent storms. “The periphery of Pitts Park is a mess.

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