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Marietta mayor wants to use SPLOST to fund downtown parking deck

June 20, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

In the past, the city has discussed floating bonds to pay for downtown parking, but Tumlin said he thinks the project could be funded by a 2022 1% Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, which would need to be approved by voters.

Boyce, mayors to discuss possible SPLOST renewal this month

June 17, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

The biggest projects listed on Smyrna’s preliminary five-year SPLOST list include $15 million toward a municipal services annex, $6 million toward road resurfacing, $4.5 million for a downtown parking deck and $8 million toward an aquatic gymnastics and family learning library.

Marietta begins greens conversion at golf course

June 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Over the next few months, the greens will be changed from bentgrass to TifEagle Bermuda, she said. With TifEagle being a warm-season grass, it will significantly improve the playing conditions year-round, she added.

Marietta property taxes set to dip slightly

June 11, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Marietta residents could be in for a pleasant surprise the next time property taxes come due.

Marietta PD seeks to expand ambassador program

June 3, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

The ambassadors patrol the city in bright yellow uniforms, driving silver vehicles with amber lights on top. Their job is to perform some of the more routine tasks of police work so officers can dedicate more time to fighting crime.

Marietta council: Take my Wi-Fi, please

May 30, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Members of the City Council balked at a proposal to bring free Wi-Fi to the city’s downtown after learning the plan’s price tag at the city’s Tuesday committee meetings. The lowest bid for the service was just under $65,000 for the first year.

Marietta first responders announce overdose response team

May 22, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Thanks to a partnership between Marietta Police, Marietta Fire, Metro Ambulance Service and Davis Direction, a Marietta-based organization dedicated to fighting opioid addiction. The group is called ASSIST, short for the Active Substance Support Intervention Solutions Team.

Smyrna scoots vote on scooters

May 22, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

But citing the receipt of “additional information” on the issue, Mayor Max Bacon asked the council to consider tabling the measure until their June 17 meeting, with all seven members favoring the delay.

Marietta Mayor Tumlin announces new grocery store in State of the City Address

May 17, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Lidl has plans to go into the vacant property, Marietta Mayor Steve Tumlin announced at his annual State of the City Address at the Mansour Center on Wednesday.

City of Marietta to dedicate bridge in memory of Chief Justice P. Harris Hines

May 17, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Mayor Tumlin will be joined by other City officials, community members and the family of Chief Justice Hines. The bridge is located near Monarch Park, 246 Kennesaw Avenue NW in Marietta.

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