David Leathers, said the project will add revenue directly to the town's budget and the community impact will be immeasurable as the development offers a safe place for neighbors to gather and enjoy concerts, a farmer's market, and shopping.
Cumming Police Chief David Marsh was congratulated by Mayor Troy Brumbalow and city council members after being sworn in July 22.
County officials are wrestling with the latest bid by the City of Cumming to annex property.
Local officials will hold a special groundbreaking Aug. 7 to celebrate the launch of the Cumming City Center.
Cumming will replace old lines with a gravity sewer system to alleviate storm water flooding for residential areas just west of Forsyth Central High School.
City officials say the building will be used for movies, concerts, dance recitals and more. The city hopes to break ground on the new city center project in August.