Cities In The News
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After 19 years of planning, city officials believed they were close to reaching a deal earlier this year to begin construction of the long-awaited Oglethorpe Conference Center.
The Ball Ground City Council moved forward on getting a pair of city laws on the books at its most recent meeting, holding readings on one of the two ordinances and approving the other.
The Woodstock Police Department is one of a number of law enforcement agencies throughout the state taking part in a project to develop a new psychological test given to prospective police officers.
The Augusta Commission voted 6-3 Wednesday to keep the name of a downtown city park rather than rename it for Black victims of police and vigilante violence.
Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, data presented by City of Cartersville Finance Director Tom Rhinehart indicates the local government’s April financials fared much better than expected.
Leaders of several Royston area churches, city officials and law enforcement heads held a public meeting June 12 at the Royston Wellness and Community Park to discuss concerns over racism and policing that have roiled the nation.
Lt. Gen. Gen. William Caldwell, president, Georgia Military College and Madison City Council Member Ed Latham, who also serves on the Madison Downtown Development Authority, (DDA) both signed a historic “Pearl-Burney” agreement Monday morning that cleared the way for the college to begin utilizing space at the former Morgan County Middle School.
The City of Milledgeville Main Street/Downtown Development Authority Program has been designated as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America™ program.
Powder Springs is about 18 acres larger due to annexation approved recently by a 4-1 vote of the Powder Springs City Council.
The Atlanta City Council passed a $673 million general fund budget last weekend that contained no tax increases or employee layoffs, despite a projected $58 million revenue shortfall due to COVID-19.
The McDonough City Council has approved its budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. The budget unanimously approved by the council includes an $18,347,998 general fund, which is 1.36% greater than the previous year’s budget of $18,101,864.
Hartsfield-Jackson, operated by the City of Atlanta, is “only permitted to strongly encourage” masks, according to spokeswoman Elise Durham. She added that the airport is “working through options.”
Carrollton City Engineer Tommy Holland said that the coronavirus pandemic had an indirect impact on the schedule, even though construction workers were considered essential during the shelter-in-place emergency order.
The Jefferson City Council approved changing the language of the city's alcohol ordinance at their voting session Monday night.
Lawrenceville officials are anticipating raising the city’s millage rate by an undetermined amount in 2021 as they plan to spend the more than $180 million for operations during its upcoming fiscal year.
Local residents and members of the city council set to work trying to figure out how they could help Senoia families.
The City of LaGrange approved multiple ordinances Tuesday night that address racial inequality.
The Snellville city council recently approved a $13,063,295 Fiscal Year 2021 balanced budget while trying to predict how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect city revenue. The city anticipates a 40 percent decrease in hotel/motel room tax, a 20 percent decrease in the Title Ad Valorem Tax and a 25 percent reduction in intangible taxes.
Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason recently released a video discussing the status of COVID-19 in Gwinnett, new safety rules in place when visiting city hall, the city’s new pedestrian bridge and other topics.
The Atlanta City Council will hold a teleconference work session on rewriting the city’s tree protection ordinance. For the better part of a decade, the city and tree advocacy groups have struggled to strengthen a city ordinance that is supposed to preserve the canopy.
The City of Claxton has earned the designation as a Certified City of Ethics.
Claxton’s Financial Director, Teresa Stewart, presented a $5.2 million balanced budget for the coming fiscal year 2021 to members of the city council last week.
Georgia Tourism, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), has awarded more than $2,000 in tourism product development grant funding to the City of Douglas to restore the old Southern Railway caboose at Heritage Station Museum.
The City of Hahira has been designated as an affiliate Main Street America program.
Richmond Hill Mayor Russ Carpenter and the City Council released a statement Tuesday addressing concerns over the Robert E. Lee statue at J.F. Gregory Park.
Ellijay City Councilmembers tabled a resolution to adopt Shrine Club Drive into the city street system when meeting Monday, June 15.
Pooler’s Planning and Zoning Board on Monday took the first steps toward getting more residents back onto the board.
The Winder City Council on Tuesday, June 23, unanimously approved a $43.15 million total operating budget for the city for Fiscal Year 2021, representing a 1.6-percent decrease from the current fiscal year, which ends June 30.
Patrons of restaurants in Marietta may soon have more outdoor dining options to encourage social distancing guidelines.
Nearly a year after its creation, the Atlanta City Jail task force has recommended closing the jail, demolishing the building and replacing it with a Center for Equity that would support Atlantans’ needs.
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