Each year, Springs Fest, Powder Springs’ annual July 4 celebration, would draw at least 10,000 people, said city Event Coordinator Sherry Garner.
The SPLOST 2022 project list also contains many public safety projects, a new animal shelter, parks and library safety enhancements and funding for projects in Cobb’s six cities.
For $814,817, there will be 16 projects receiving funds by the Powder Springs City Council due to a recent vote.
Powder Springs is about 18 acres larger due to annexation approved recently by a 4-1 vote of the Powder Springs City Council.
The city of Powder Springs isn’t letting the COVID-19 pandemic stop it from celebrating Independence Day. The city, which had to cancel its annual July 4 celebration, SpringsFest on the 4th, is preparing to host a Fourth of July Virtual Celebration and Drive-By Parade.
Face coverings now are required on certain Powder Springs property by city officials of city employees as well as the public.
Powder Springs is the third Cobb County city to call off its celebration of Independence Day.
The Powder Springs City Council voted 5-0 on May 18 to approve contracts with LandCare USA and Allstar Landscaping.
An online open house on the Powder Springs’ budget will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on May 21 by Mayor Al Thurman and the City Council.
The Powder Springs City Council voted 5-0 on May 18 to pay almost $20,235 to Highway Services.