Cities In The News

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Aquatics committee being formed

July 18, 2019

Jackson County News

A committee is being formed in Jefferson to study the idea of building a local aquatic center for recreation programs and school swim teams.

Powder Springs adopts 6.7 percent tax increase, moves forward on council raises

July 18, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Mayor Al Thurman provided a tie-breaking vote Monday night to approve a measure maintaining Powder Springs’ 9.5-mill property tax rate, though some property owners could still see tax increases in their bills.

Alpharetta contracts to upgrade preemptive traffic signal system

July 18, 2019

NorthFulton.com

Alpharetta is embarking on a citywide upgrade to its traffic signal system that it hopes will improve response times for fire emergencies

Roswell signs mitigation agreement for Historic Gateway Project

July 18, 2019

NorthFulton.com

Roswell has taken another step in a years’ long effort to improve a shaky transition for motorists entering on the south.

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms addresses Senate committee on climate change

July 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms addressed a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday about the city’s efforts to combat climate change.

City’s amnesty program for traffic court not a ‘trick’

July 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

If you have an outstanding traffic ticket or missed a court date in Dunwoody, here’s your chance to clear things up — without going to jail.

Sandy Springs touts early success of first-in-Georgia false alarm law

July 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Nearly a month in, Sandy Springs says its first-in-Georgia false alarm ordinance has been working — meaning police officers are working less on responding to likely false alarms.

Metro city passes restrictive smoking ban, stricter than Atlanta’s

July 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Unless you’re inside a house or walking along a residential street, it’s now essentially illegal to smoke a cigarette in Chamblee.

Claxton Approves Contract With Chamber Of Commerce

July 17, 2019

Claxton Enterprise

Claxton’s City Council held a regular meeting on Monday evening, July 15, at City Hall.

Hagan Passes Balanced FY 2020 Budget

July 17, 2019

Claxton Enterprise

Hagan city council approved its FY 2020 budget during a called meeting on Thursday, July 11. The general fund budget totaling …..

Town hall meeting focuses on children & youth issues

July 17, 2019

Moultrie Observer

Issues of children and youth dominated a town hall meeting Monday in Northwest Moultrie.

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.

Dalton City Council approves agreement on encrypted radios, other business

July 17, 2019

Dalton Daily Citizen

Dalton Mayor Dennis Mock says he's glad the city now has an intergovernmental agreement with Whitfield County concerning the use of encrypted, county-owned radios.

Sharpsburg cleanup helps disabled resident

July 17, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

The town of Sharpsburg recently hosted a community clean up day for a disabled resident.

Kier named top public works employee

July 17, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

City of Valdosta Public Works Employee Franklin Kier was named Public Works Employee of the Year at the American Public Works Association Georgia Chapter annual meeting on Jeykll Island.

City Council: No apartments yet

July 17, 2019

Newnan Times-Herald

The Newnan City Council approved a continuation for the proposed Caldwell Tank development during Tuesday’s meeting.

Firefighter named city employee of month

July 17, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Chief Brian Boutwell honored Lawrence Goddard as the July 2019 Employee of the Month during a recent Valdosta City Council meeting.

City of Dawson narrows city manager candidates to three

July 17, 2019

Albany Herald

The city of Dawson has narrowed the list of candidates for its open city manager job to three finalists, officials with the city announced Monday.

City approves Baytree apartments

July 17, 2019

Valdosta Daily Times

Despite opposition from some residents, Valdosta City Council approved two apartment projects in the Baytree Road area.

City spreading tax funds on street projects

July 17, 2019

Albany Herald

Now that a 1-cent sales tax dedicated to transportation projects is being collected in Dougherty County, the proof is in the paving – or the street resurfacing and sidewalk improvements – for officials to show the value of the levy.

Hotwire: Savannah named best ‘Itty Bitty City’

July 17, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Landing on America’s best cities for a quickie by the 2019 Hotwire Index, Savannah provides a well-rounded experience for a ‘quickie’ trip.“Now more than ever, consumers crave quick, bite-sized experiences to keep up with their fast-paced lifestyles, and travel is no exception,” Hotwire said.

Savannah City Council to consider SPLOST agreement

July 17, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Savannah City Council is expected to consider approval of a 1 cent sales tax intergovernmental agreement with Chatham County at Thursday’s regular meeting.

No interest in redeveloping former recycling center site in North Rome

July 17, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

The deadline for bids on the old Rome-Floyd Recycling Center property on Watters Street passed Tuesday afternoon, with no proposals submitted.

City qualifying to begin Aug. 19

July 17, 2019

Metter Advertiser

Qualifying will begin on Monday, Aug. 19, for District 1, Seats 1 and 3 and District 2, Seat 5, on Metter City Council.

State Tourism team visits Metter

July 17, 2019

Metter Advertiser

The Department of Economic Development’s Tourism Product Team visited Metter July 9-11.

Oxford celebrates new park with ribbon cutting

July 17, 2019

Covington News

New playground equipment brought curious minds as children enjoyed Asbury Street Park before the park’s opening day festivities began. The zip line was the main attraction as children lined up, one by one, to take a ride down the metal pipe.

Atlanta City Jail Task Force Holds Its First Meeting

July 17, 2019

GPB News

Atlanta's jail task force held its first meeting Tuesday afternoon.

City of Canton to set millage rate lowest in 26 years

July 17, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

At two public hearings on Thursday, Canton City Manager Billy Peppers announced changes in the fiscal year 2020 budget proposal and Canton’s 5.4 millage rate.

Ball Ground council approves alcoholic beverage license

July 17, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

Barrel House Coffee is now one step closer to making its plans of serving coffee with liqueurs mixed in a reality after actions taking by the Ball Ground City Council at Thursday night’s meeting.

County, cities look to mediation to resolve services dispute

July 17, 2019

Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News

After more than a year of contesting service agreements and how county taxes are spent, Cherokee County and the cities within it have a mediation scheduled in August to settle on a county-wide service delivery strategy.

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