Rockmart city officials announced that they will be limiting access to public facilities, but employees will still be coming to work for the time being.
The City of Rockmart is soon to reach its sesquicentennial, and members of the Rethink Rockmart team are looking to celebrate the last 150 years in big ways.
With the results of the November election finalized and 2020 finally here, Mayor Sherman Ross and Council Members Marty Robinson and Mike Bradley have officially started their terms with the City of Rockmart.
The long-time Rockmart local won the election earlier in November with a 307-115 vote lead over runner-up Mark Lumpkin and will soon be sworn in.
The Rockmart Council will have new faces at the beginning of the year, but with the addition of Ward 2's Marty Robinson and Ward 4's Mike Bradley comes the parting of long-time council member and Rockmart Mayor Pro-Tem James Payne.
When the Rockmart Council held their latest meeting, they did so in a government complex that was officially paid off. The group has been working to retire the building debt for years now, and with the last official payment sent in this December, the city actually completed its financial obligation earlier than anticipated.
The Rockmart Council doesn’t typically end their meetings with a meal, but their latest session more than justified the various cakes, sandwiches, and drinks that occupied the room.
The Rockmart Council once again took time out of their monthly meeting to honor one of their longest-serving employees.
Polk County is home to new Eagle Scouts in the form of Trace Barker, Donovan Scoggins, Brody Brown, and Zane Barker who received recognition during the Rockmart Council’s November meeting session.
The Rockmart Council had a light November meeting session, but with only a few items to cover, Mayor Miller had time to formally congratulate the city’s new and returning elected officials who are slated to begin terms at the beginning of 2020.