One Boro is ready to present a proposal for an “equity package,” of steps aimed at ensuring equal treatment and preventing discrimination and related violence, to City Council later this month.
Main Street Statesboro was designated last week as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America program.
Statesboro City Manager Charles Penny confirmed Saturday that one of the city’s employees has tested positive for COVID-19. In an effort to stop the spread of the virus, City Hall will be closed to the public until further notice, Penny announced.
Improvements proposed for two parks in Statesboro – Luetta Moore Park and the Grady Street Park – would cost $3.98 million, according to cost estimates the city government obtained from consultants.
In light of national attention directed towards police interactions with suspects, the City of Statesboro is sharing its Statesboro Police “use of force” policy.
Members of the Statesboro City Council unanimously approved a motion to designate June 19 as “Juneteenth Independence Day” during Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled City Council meeting.
The city of Statesboro recently created a loan program for up to $1 million, in cooperation with Carver State Bank, which is based in Savannah, to assist small businesses in Statesboro impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic downturn.
Flags at Statesboro City Hall and the city’s other buildings are flying at half-staff in memory of former Mayor Joe Brannen, who died Tuesday at age 81.
The city of Statesboro will reopen City Hall and all other city buildings to the public starting Monday. The buildings were initially closed to the public in late March to protect city employees and the public against the spread of COVID-19.
Statesboro City Council will hold its first regular meeting of June at 9 a.m. Tuesday at City Hall. A proposed agreement with Carver State Bank, based in Savannah, to establish a Statesboro Small Business Recovery Fund is the last action item on the agenda.