Cities In The News

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Lawrenceville Lawn getting new amphitheater, expanded parking

November 15, 2019

Gwinnett Daily Post

As work continues on Lawrenceville’s Southlawn project, city officials are preparing to simultaneously expand amenities at the neighboring Lawrenceville Lawn.

Senoia aims for Christmas tourists

November 15, 2019

Fayette County News

The city took the first step during the Nov. 4 meeting when the City Council approved just over $14,000 in additional lighting for this year’s festivities.

Roswell awards $5.9M Oxbo intersection contract

November 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Roswell City Council has awarded a $5.96 million construction contract to E.R. Snell Contractor Inc. to redo the intersection of Atlanta Street (Ga. 9) and Oxbo Road.

Milton approves kids’ dance class provider

November 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Milton City Council has approved a facility use agreement with Rhythm N’ Shoes to provide a year-round recreational dance program at the Bethwell Community Center.

City gets assurances from Belton on Bard

November 15, 2019

Morgan County Citizen

“I also want to commend Mayor Fred Perriman and the entire Madison City Council for their prudence on this issue,” said State Representative Dave Belton.

Alpharetta OKs $203K in added design fees for road projects

November 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Alpharetta City Council has approved two change orders totaling $203,342 for additional design work on two road improvement projects.

Gainesville CFO says July provides highest SPLOST revenues ever

November 15, 2019

Access North Georgia

Gainesville Chief Financial Officer Jeremy Perry called it “Christmas in July”.

Downtown Roswell mixed-use development to break ground in January

November 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Roswell is hoping the break ground on a new $100 million mixed-used development downtown early next year.

Hampton City Council looking at changing public comment policy

November 15, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

The council voted in favor of adding an additional public comment session at its Tuesday meeting. If the ordinance is passed in its second reading, meeting attendees will have the opportunity to speak in two public comment sessions – one for agenda items and one for general items.

Council approves wharf repairs, cemetery work

November 15, 2019

Savannah Morning News

The city has renewed an annual contract for conservation of Savannah’s five city cemeteries.

Funding approved for mental health court

November 15, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

On Tuesday, the LaGrange City Council unanimously approved funding to match a state grant that will allow for the continuation of the local mental health court.

Alpharetta OKs $150K feasibility study of North Point trails

November 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Alpharetta City Council has awarded a $150,000 contract to an urban planning consultant to do a feasibility study of a system of connected trails and green spaces in the North Point area.

Roswell OKs hotel near mixed-use project at old Southern Skillet site

November 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Roswell City Council unanimously gave its blessing Tuesday for developer Mattis Partners to build a five-story hotel, listed on an application to the city as “The Hotel at Southern Post.”

City mulls $1.7M road resurfacing proposal

November 14, 2019

Blackshear Times

Blackshear streets will be looking better than ever next year and motorists should notice a smoother ride through town too.

Homeland receives grant

November 14, 2019

Charlton County Herald

The City of Homeland received a CDGB grant to add a new well and for improvements to the old well for use as a back-up. The grant is for $532,044.00. Hofstader & Associates worked with the South Georgia Regional Commission for the city to receive grant for the new well.

Alpharetta approves $1M contract for Morrison sidewalk

November 14, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Alpharetta City Council has approved spending more than $1 million to construct about 3,300 linear feet of an eight-foot-wide sidewalk along the south side of Morrison Parkway from Hembree to Haynes Bridge roads.

Stone, Leggett, Bloodworth win elections

November 14, 2019

Jeff Davis Ledger

In a light voter turnout Tuesday, Bayne Stone was reelected Mayor of Hazlehurst over challenger Eric Griffin by a 305-208 vote.

Council questioned over street light fees

November 14, 2019

Metter Advertiser

The city’s 2020 budget has been adopted, but related issues continue to plague the council.

Atlanta council president recommends Inspector General at City Hall

November 14, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore on Wednesday called on her fellow council members and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to quickly establish the Office of Inspector General to hold elected officials, city employees and contractors accountable for unethical and unlawful behavior.

Brooklet mayor-elect ready to focus on budget, police and resident involvement

November 14, 2019

Statesboro Herald

Brooklet’s mayor-elect said he is eager to get to work come January, hoping to restore faith in the Brooklet City Council, repair wounds in the city’s police department and reorganize with the goal of making Brooklet an even better place to live.

Rezoning requested for group home

November 14, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

On Tuesday, the LaGrange City Council held a public hearing for a rezoning request of 1702 Adamson Street from R-2 to R-3, which would mean that instead of one or two families in the residence, it could be used as a dwelling for a group. The details of the proposed residents were shared during the meeting.

City installs live camera on square

November 14, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

The City of LaGrange has recently installed a live camera featuring the downtown square and the LaFayette fountain.

Gillsville to implement moratorium on vaping establishment licenses

November 14, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Gillsville City Council voted Tuesday, Nov. 5, to implement a moratorium on vaping establishment licenses.

Hoschton to swear-in council members

November 14, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

Two new Hoschton City Council members were sworn in on Nov. 12.

Auburn council approves lower rental rates for Perry Rainey Center

November 14, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Auburn City Council, during its Thursday, Nov. 7 voting session, approved lower rental rates at the Perry Rainey Center in an attempt to draw more people to use the venue.

Athens-Clarke recycling looks to make up big funding shortfall

November 14, 2019

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens-Clarke County’s recycling and waste reduction operations cost about $1.2 million to run last year, but yielded just $211,070 in revenues.

Mayor Bottoms hires Atlanta's first commissioner of transportation

November 14, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

The general manager of the city of Atlanta's Renew and TSPLOST bond programs will head the city's new Department of Transportation.

PTC approves rezoning, learns of change in zoning issues

November 14, 2019

Fayette County News

The Peachtree City Council Thursday night approved a rezoning at Petrol Point and Tivoli Gardens, and also received an update on how future zoning issues must be addressed.

Housing costs top of mind for metro Atlanta residents, survey says

November 14, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

After surveying residents of 13 metro Atlanta counties, the Atlanta Regional Commission found that 46% of them believe they wouldn’t be able to afford to stay in their neighborhood if they had to move today.

Braselton approves civic center bonds

November 13, 2019

Braselton News

The Braselton Town Council has approved issuing $8.3 million in bonds to finance the construction of the town's civic center.

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