Cairo City Council members voted to adopt their fiscal year 2020 budget in a special-called meeting earlier this week.
City officials approved a rezoning request Monday from a local business owner who is also a member of the Grady County Board of Commissioners.
A delegation that briefed the Cairo City Council said city officials should do more to support local artistic endeavors.
City Manager Chris Addleton said it may be time to raise water and sewer rates to match other nearby municipalities.
City officials are still debating how to proceed with a complaint regarding incorrectly assessed late fees on utilities bills and if individuals who were incorrectly charged should be compensated in any form.
City council members denied a request to rezone the vacant northwest corner of 2nd Street NW and 6th Avenue NW to make room for multifamily apartment units at a public hearing Monday.
Municipal Court Judge Joshua Bell appeared before the Cairo City Council on Monday evening to update the council members on the court's recent activities and to answer questions.
The rezoning proposal was previously discussed at a Feb. 21 public hearing of the Cairo Planning Commission, where Horne's request was denied on a 3-1 vote. Planning commission vice chairman James Gerth provided the only vote in favor of the rezoning request.
The City of Moultrie sent three linemen to Cairo in the aftermath of Sunday night’s tornado to help restore utilities. “In a time of need, we help,” said City of Moultrie Utilities Director Elvira Gibson.
The city of Cairo is continuing to recover after an EF2 tornado touched down Sunday night.