Cities In The News

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Downtown conference center on hold

June 25, 2020

Brunswick News

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.

Ball Ground takes action on pair of local ordinances

June 25, 2020

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

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.

Woodstock PD helps in development of new psychological test

June 25, 2020

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

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.

Augusta Commission votes to keep park’s name

June 25, 2020

Augusta Chronicle

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.

'We are one:' Royston leaders gathers to discuss racism

June 25, 2020

Franklin County Citizen

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.

‘Historic’ pact signed at Pearl High

June 25, 2020

Morgan County Citizen

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.

Atlanta City Council passes $673 million budget

June 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Snellville approves $13M budget, maintains millage rate for 6th year

June 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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 releases video on pandemic status, more

June 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Atlanta City Council will hold meeting on protecting city’s tree canopy

June 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

Claxton Approves $5.2 Million Balanced Budget

June 24, 2020

Claxton Enterprise

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.

City receives grant for caboose renovation

June 24, 2020

Douglas Enterprise

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.

Winder council approves FY2021 budget

June 24, 2020

Barrow News-Journal

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.

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