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Council swears in Urban Redevelopment Authority board

July 17, 2019

Tifton Gazette

Seven Urban Redevelopment Authority board members and an alternate were sworn in at the July 15 Tifton city council meeting.

Smith elected third vice president of Georgia Municipal Association

June 28, 2019

Tifton Gazette

Tifton Mayor Julie Smith was elected third vice president of the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) during the association’s annual meeting in Savannah June 23.

Tifton in running to be designated Georgia Exceptional Main Street

June 6, 2019

Tifton Gazette

Tifton is in the running to be redesignated a Georgia Exceptional Main Street (GEMS).

City set to vote on $43 million budget

June 6, 2019

Tifton Gazette

The city council is set to vote on the Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget. The council held a public meeting prior to the June 3 workshop to receive public comments. The vote is expected to take place on June 17.

City meeting to present proposed 2020 budget scheduled May 20

May 20, 2019

Tifton Gazette

The Tifton City Council is having a special called meeting on Monday, May 20 at 4:30 p.m. to discuss the proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget

Every Dog Park Has Its Day: Tifton opens new dog park

April 29, 2019

Tifton Gazette

The Tifton City Council announces the opening of a new dog park in Fulwood Park, near the big playground.

Downtown walks to raise awareness about child abuse

April 22, 2019

Tifton Gazette

City employees and representatives from the Tift County Council on Child Abuse wore blue during their walk around downtown for child abuse awareness and prevention.

Audit report: City has strong financial position

April 4, 2019

Tifton Gazette

Meredith Lipson from Mauldin & Jenkins informed the council she gave the city’s finances an “unmodified, clean” report in her presentation on the FY2018 audit at the Apr. 1 city council workshop.

City council submits grant application for Matt Wilson Youth Development Center

March 21, 2019

Tifton Gazette

The Tifton City Council voted to submit the 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application for the Matt Wilson Neighborhood YMCA/Youth Development Center at the Mar. 18 meeting.

Council debates activating Urban Redevelopment Agency

March 14, 2019

Tifton Gazette

The Tifton City Council debated activating an Urban Redevelopment Agency for Tifton at the city council workshop March 4.

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