Cities In The News


Duluth to adjust stormwater fees to fund needed improvements

August 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The new funding model will allow the city to make strategic, timely, and cost-conscious decisions about repairs to the city’s stormwater infrastructure over the next 15 years.

Duluth announces qualifying dates for candidates

August 1, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Individuals interested in running to succeed Mayor Nancy Harris will pay a qualification fee of $288. Candidates interested in qualifying for either Council Post 4 to succeed Kelvin “Kelly” Kelkenberg or Council Post 5 to succeed Greg Whitlock will need $180.

Duluth N.O.W. partners with neighborhoods for improvement

July 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Duluth N.O.W. (Neighborhood Outreach Work) program was created to improve quality of life by partnering neighborhoods with city staff to identify and address community concerns.

Duluth proposes same millage rate resulting in slight tax increase

June 27, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The rollback millage rate to avoid a tax increase would be no more than 6.257 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home valued at $200,000 is approximately $23.52 and the proposed tax increase for commercial property valued at $202,000 is approximately $23.76.

Duluth approves fiscal year 2020 budget

June 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

In addition, four part-time positions will be converted to full-time. The budget also reflects an employer health insurance increase and a three percent merit increase for all full-time and permanent part-time employees.

Duluth connecting through community meeting June 6

May 29, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Connect Duluth is an outreach program designed to help members of the community have conversations with city officials. The program consists of 4 public meetings a year where citizens meet and discuss concerns.

Duluth launches interactive ‘Art Finder’ map

May 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The new page is designed to help art lovers find and enjoy the abundance of arts and entertainment found in and around the city – including those not highly visible.

Duluth, Lawrenceville & Sugar Hill finalists in Chamber IMPACT Awards

April 24, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The program recognizes organizations that are driving economic development and job creation, while enhancing quality of life. The three Gwinnett cities are finalists in the hospitality category.

Duluth approves annual contract for solid waste management

April 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Duluth City Council voted recently to approve a new solid waste contract with Republic Services. The contract maintains residential bag prices at current pricing. City services at the Public Work Complex will be limited to 10 free hauls per month.

Duluth will hire on-call consultant to manage area near new library

April 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

As part of their scope, the design team will collect topographic survey information, develop concepts for staff approval, and then move forward with construction plans and specifications for a pad-ready site.

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