As a result of the overall financial uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Ball Ground City Council had some discussion at its most recent meeting regarding potentially having to maintain or raise the city’s property tax millage rates.
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.
While there have been some changes made as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Ball Ground officials said the annual fireworks show will go forward.
Ball Ground announced it has reopened its City Hall for in-person service – though with reduced manpower, as the city continues to use a combination of on-site and telecommuting staff for daily operations due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
As the Georgia public facilities and businesses continue to gradually reopen from coronavirus-related closures, the city of Ball Ground has reopened city hall for in-person service for residents.
As Cherokee County and the City of Ball Ground continue to look into a Georgia Highway 372 Truck Route to bypass downtown Ball Ground, public input is being sought on the matter.
Wanting to make it easier to obtain community development block grant money for projects, the Ball Ground City Council approved a CDBG cooperation agreement with Cherokee County at its most recent meeting.
As fiscal year 2021 prepares to begin for a number of local governments, the Ball Ground City Council held its first hearing on a proposed budget for the new year at its most recent meeting.
At the most recent meeting of the Ball Ground City Council, members approved a resolution to accept a grant to help pay for the Roberts Lake Park project.
Woodstock City Manager Jeff Moon, Canton City Manager Billy Peppers and Ball Ground City Manager Eric Wilmarth share the impacts they've seen across Cherokee County.