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Annexation request for apartments DOA

June 20, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

An annexation request for a proposed apartment complex on the west side of Newnan died from a lack of action.

Rome to hold property tax hearings, no millage rate hike proposed

June 20, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

The Rome City Commission is poised to set the property tax rate for 2019, holding at the same rate it’s been since 2017.

Chalk it up to Fayetteville as a fun Friday Night LIVE!

June 20, 2019

Fayette County News

The Friday Night LIVE event held at the old courthouse in Fayetteville on June 14 and sponsored by Fayetteville Main Street featured local chalk art artists and those from around the metro Atlanta area creating their masterpieces. Streetside chalk art was one of a number of events that brought a large crowd on a cloudless Friday evening. One of the many chalk artists included 12-year-old Tyrone resident Maddy Lohr. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Savannah City Council to consider bond request for Plant Riverside

June 20, 2019

Savannah Morning News

The developer of the Plant Riverside hotel project is asking the city for $9.5 million in bonds to offset costs from the discovery of old timber foundations during construction of an underground parking garage.

CAT looks to overhaul transit network

June 20, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Chatham Area Transit (CAT) has a total network redesign in the works. In a CAT Executive Board Committee workshop Wednesday, board members deliberated on two different network concepts, addressing efficiency in coverage and frequency, to improve their route service to Chatham County.

Winder approves contract for new records building

June 20, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Winder City Council, during a called meeting Monday, approved a $1.64 million contract for construction of a new city records and human resources building next to the city’s new utilities complex off Miles Patrick Road.

Statham will be late adopting FY20 budget

June 20, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

According to the proposed budget, the city would spend $1.5 million for operations, about $8,000 less than current levels, and another $1.5 million in its utility fund, $19,000 more than FY2019.

City eyes federal grant to jumpstart construction of Beltline’s Southside Trail

June 20, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

Securing a BUILD grant is potentially a huge milestone for the Beltline, as the Southside Trail would link the Eastside and Westside trails, creating more than 10 miles of contiguous pathway.

Sandy Springs master plan proposal envisions 17 miles of trails

June 20, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

The master plan will include a recommended “model mile,” or pilot project, for the city to start with that will show what kind of benefits the trails could bring. It will also include cost estimates.

Dunwoody Planning Commission recommends eliminating mandatory minimum parking

June 20, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

The Planning Commission on June 11 voted to recommend amending the city’s zoning code to change the minimum motor vehicle parking ratios to maximum ratios. This would apply to all parking throughout the city. The recommendation now goes to the City Council.

Alls ready to 'learn' and 'listen' as newest Dallas City Council member

June 20, 2019

Neighbor News

She said she learned about public service from her father, who is former county commissioner Wayne Kirby.

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.

Kennesaw seeks to attract visitors to cemetery, add art to city

June 20, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

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.

Roswell awards $237K to Habitat for Humanity

June 20, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It will build a new home there for ownership by a Habitat family. The council agreed to reallocate the 2018 HOME funds and part of the 2019 HOME funds for a total grant award of $237,964 to Habitat.

Lawrenceville updates event policy and fees

June 20, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The updated policy outlines criteria for evaluating and scheduling community festivals and special events, guidelines for necessary permits, the application process, and necessary insurance.

Lawrenceville approves $630K for city hall renovations

June 20, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The building renovations will include the selective demolition and replacement of interior finishes throughout the building, as well as reconfiguration of interior office space.

After incident, Meigs council agrees to look at water system upgrades

June 19, 2019

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

A government meeting turned into a running argument as Meigs City Council members debated a complaint of improper behavior regarding public works employees repairing a water fixture on private property.

City weighs elected officials pay raise

June 19, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

City officials will consider a 2 percent pay raise for mayor and council for the first time since 2002.

Ulmer sidewalk project proposed

June 19, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

Valdosta City Council will consider a $300,000 sidewalk project on Ulmer Avenue Thursday.

Gainesville City Council approves budget, recycling agreement

June 19, 2019

Gainesville Times

Gainesville’s new fiscal year begins July 1, and the City Council approved the budget for the next year on Tuesday. It includes a rolled back millage rate and funds for several capital projects.

Ed Asbridge wins Flowery Branch City Council seat

June 19, 2019

Gainesville Times

Ed Asbridge won a three-way race Tuesday, June 18, to fill Flowery Branch City Council’s Post 2 seat.Unofficial results showed that, with 351 of 502 votes cast in the special election, the retired businessman handily defeated Melissa Brooks and Chip McCallum.

Community comes together to clean up Jackson

June 19, 2019

Jackson Progress-Argus

Dozens of volunteers fanned out across the city of Jackson on Saturday as part of the city’s Clean City Task Force litter cleanup day.

Atlanta City Council adopts $677.6M fiscal 2020 budget

June 19, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

The Atlanta City Council unanimously adopted a $677.6 million fiscal 2020 budget early Monday evening that gives city firefighters and 911 dispatchers a 3.1% raise and increases the minimum wage for city employees to $15 an hour.

Winners Tuesday: Asbridge in Flowery Branch, Ledford in Mt. Airy

June 19, 2019

Access North Georgia

Voters in Flowery Branch Tuesday have selected Ed Asbridge to fill the unexpired city council term of Mary Jones, who resigned last year and then passed away earlier this year.

Lawrenceville considering permit for boozy ice cream, pops

June 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The amendment regulating “alcoholic frozen consumables” is on the agenda for the council’s June 19 work session. The amendment proposes a new $500 annual permit for selling alcoholic frozen treats.

City postpones vote on proposed PDK airport jet hangars

June 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Chamblee Mayor Eric Clarkson clarified that the airport does not need the city’s permission to build the hangars, and the City Council is only voting whether to approve certain details regarding the look of the hangars near Clairmont Road.

Smyrna leaders vote to ban e-scooters

June 19, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The ordinance approved by the council makes it illegal to provide dockless devices to use in the city, leave them standing or lying in the right-of-way or on public property and to ride them in the city.

CVB seeks feedback for public art gateway

June 19, 2019

NorthFulton.com

The Johns Creek Convention and Visitors Bureau is hosting a series of community engagement events to design a gateway marker for the intersection of Kimball Bridge Road and State Bridge Road.

Alpharetta streets rate good, but could be better

June 19, 2019

NorthFulton.com

he current Pavement Condition Index scores for Alpharetta roadways stands at 68.6 on a scale of 1-100. That’s better than average, Sewczwicz said, but it’s below the city’s stated goal of a 75 rating.

Milton completes fourth greenspace purchase

June 19, 2019

NorthFulton.com

Milton finalized its fourth land purchase through the 2016 Greenspace Bond and will take possession of 88 acres near Bethany Road and Providence Road, dubbed “Fields Crossroads.”

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