City residents will see a jump in the cost of sanitation services this fall after the City Council approved changes to the contract with Republic Services on Monday night.
Kennesaw Mayor Derek Easterling has been appointed by Gov. Brian Kemp to serve on the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The commission oversees the certification and professional conduct of certified employees in Georgia school systems.
The plan’s purposes are to identify strategies, short- and long-term goals, potential partnerships, funding avenues and other opportunities that can promote public art of all forms in private and public properties throughout the city, according to a city statement.
Purposes of the plan are to frame short and long-term goals, recommendations and strategies that will promote activities and initiatives regarding the city cemetery. Kennesaw’s Cemetery Preservation Commission provided feedback, guidance and recommendations to the ARC staff.
The strategic plan to promote the historic location was developed by the Atlanta Regional Commission with input from the Kennesaw Cemetery Commission and the planning and zoning department.
The city council gave its approval Monday.
Kennesaw has released an official mobile app that “puts city services at the fingertips of the community,” and allows residents to report concerns, locate local resources and access city-related information.
Police Chief Bill Westenberger introduced the officers as “the future leaders of the agency and those who will carry us into more phenomenal things.”
The Kennesaw Parks and Recreation Department is hosting two months of summer camp sessions at the Ben Robertson Community Center. Each week will feature a different theme, which will be incorporated into scheduled activities.
Kennesaw JLV, II, LLC, the master developer for this redevelopment, requested economic incentive assistance “due to significant project economic challenges preventing the project (from) moving forward.”
The Electric Cowboy nightclub in Kennesaw, shown in this June 2018 file photo, has closed and is expected to be replaced by a new mixed-use development. On Monday, the Kennesaw City Council approved $385,000 in incentives for the project’s developer.