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Pooler Planning Board recommends approval of phase 18 of Savannah Quarters

July 9, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Pooler’s Planning and Zoning Board on Monday recommended approval of a 288 single-family unit extension of the Savannah Quarters Subdivision.The addition marks phase 18 of Savannah Quarters, which takes up approximately 2,588 acres alongside the southwest side of the Interstate 16 and Interstate 95 interchange.

Housing Authority gets green light on duplexes in East Rome

July 9, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

The Northwest Georgia Housing Authority got the special-use permits it needed Monday to build two new duplexes in East Rome.

City Talk column: More robust policy debates needed before city elections

July 9, 2019

Savannah Morning News

The editorial board of this newspaper recently called for more Savannah residents to run in the city elections in November.The qualifying period goes from Aug. 19 to 23, so time is getting short.

Summer reading still going strong at Rockmart Library

July 9, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

Rockmart locals still have time to explore ‘A Universe of Stories’ with this year’s summer reading program, and as always, dozens of events have been lined up to keep the city’s astronauts entertained all season long.

Kennesaw adopts public art master plan

July 9, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The plan’s purposes are to identify strategies, short- and long-term goals, potential partnerships, funding avenues and other opportunities that can promote public art of all forms in private and public properties throughout the city, according to a city statement.

Homer again discusses golf course roads

July 9, 2019

MainStreet Newspapers

The Homer City Council spent much of its time in a work session Tuesday reiterating that developers of the Chimney Oaks subdivision must bring its roads up to state standards before the city accepts them as the responsibility of the city.

Marietta considering pruning overgrown yard ordinance

July 9, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

But some citizens complain that the code enforcing yard upkeep is too vague, and Roth said the city solicitor and attorney have agreed more specific language would allow code enforcement to better crack down on libertine lawn owners.

Meet Austell's first new mayor in 30 years

July 9, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Ollie Clemons, formerly mayor pro tem, was sworn in as acting mayor July 1, taking over for longtime Mayor Joe Jerkins. Jerkins left office at the end of June after he said symptoms of his Parkinson’s disease made it no longer possible to serve.

Addition Of Electric Vehicles To City Fleet Helps Push 'Savannah Forward'

July 9, 2019

GPB News

Last month, Savannah added two new electric cars to its city fleet.

Lula moves to form Planning Commission and adopting tethering laws

July 9, 2019

Access North Georgia

Because Hall County provides animal control services for the City of Lula the Lula City Council agrees that modifying current citywide animal regulations to match Hall County’s codes will be in the best interest of all parties involved.

Bridges to retire as Statham mayor

July 9, 2019

MainStreet Newspaper

A fixture in Statham, Mayor Robert Bridges, will end his tenure at the end of December. Bridges, who has been mayor for 20 years, has made it official — he will not seek another term.

City SPLOST figures finalized

July 9, 2019

MainStreet Newspapers

Madison County cities will now see the official division of the sales tax pie. City councils in each town will now review the intergovernmental agreement and the commissioners will consider official approval at the end of the month.

Savannah Council OKs eminent domain process

July 8, 2019

Savannah Morning News

Following a long discussion, explanations and a bit of horse trading on the fly, Savannah aldermen voted on July 2 to begin the eminent domain process to obtain needed rights-of-way on West Gwinnett Street.Eminent domain is the right of the government to take property for the public good. The owners are paid for the property.

Rome, Cave Spring to hold elections this year, qualifying set for August

July 8, 2019

Rome News-Tribune

The cities of Rome and Cave Spring will be holding elections this year to fill seats on their governing bodies.

Cedartown Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia hosts visitors from around the globe

July 8, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

Coca-Cola tourists from all across the country and from every continent but Antarctica were part of a special day at the Cedartown Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia ahead of the July 4 holiday.

Cedartown Recreation seeking Friends organization

July 8, 2019

Polk County Standard Journal

Changes have come in the Cedartown Recreation Department in the last months. Improvements have been completed at local ball fields, and more youth than ever are joining teams to play soccer, softball, football and more during the seasons of the year.

Homer again discusses golf course roads

July 8, 2019

MainStreet Newspapers

The Homer City Council spent much of its time in a work session Tuesday reiterating that developers of the Chimney Oaks subdivision must bring its roads up to state standards before the city accepts them as the responsibility of the city.

Stonecrest Councilmember Diane Adoma receives GMA achievement certificate

July 8, 2019

OCGNews.com

To receive a Certificate of Achievement, a city official must complete a minimum of 72 units of credit, including at least 36 hours from a list of required classes. The training program consists of a series of more than 60 courses.

New ordinance allows Roswell city council to designate paid parking

July 8, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

A few years ago, the city added about 15 additional paid parking spots, but with this vote, more could be added.

The city of South Fulton is developing plans to create more connectivity and walkability

July 8, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

The city plans to launch the project in late summer 2019. Once the studies are complete, the city will become eligible to receive funding for transportation projects such as sidewalks and intersection improvements to help implement their visions.

City moves ahead on shopping center

July 8, 2019

Walton Tribune

The Monroe Pavilion shopping center on Charlotte Rowell Boulevard edged toward a groundbreaking at the Monroe City Council meeting on Tuesday, as the council granted developer MAB American a rezone on the 95-acre property.

Winder officials eye TSPLOST referendum

July 8, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

Winder officials are advocating for a transportation special-purpose local-option sales tax (TSPLOST) referendum that would come before Barrow County voters as soon as this fall.

Peachtree Corners teaming with nonprofit to test autonomous vehicles

July 8, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

The Ray – named in honor of the late Ray C. Anderson, founder of Atlanta-based floor tile manufacturer Interface Inc. (NYSE: TILE) – and the city of Peachtree Corners announced a partnership June 25 aimed at testing autonomous vehicles under a variety of road conditions.

Buford approves permit for boat repair, tables carwash

July 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The special use permit was approved with conditions including a requirement that all boat parts, junk vehicles, or equipment may not be stored outdoors and all repairs must be done inside the building.

Buford increases natural gas base charge

July 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Buford Commissioners voted recently to increase the natural gas base charge rate by one dollar per month. The increase took place July 1 and will remain in place for each of the next 3 years to help the city balance operating costs.

WeWork expansion continues, with new office in downtown Decatur

July 8, 2019

Atlanta Business Chronicle

It will be surrounded by 330 apartments, stores and restaurants that are under construction between Decatur High School and the city government center.

Norcross to maintain millage rate resulting in small tax increase

July 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

This is the same millage rate the city has held since 2015. Due to increased real estate values, property owners will see a small increase in their property taxes.

For city largely left out of development boom, new complex could signal change

July 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It’s a bleak shopping center just outside the Perimeter in Doraville, but developers are hoping to change that. A large-scale redevelopment could give new life to the property through a mix of retail and more than 300 apartments.

Mayor Brown announces re-election run

July 3, 2019

Hinesville Coastal Courier

Hinesville Mayor Allen Brown has officially entered the race for what will be his fourth term as the city’s chief executive officer. Brown served two terms as Hinesville mayor from 1992 to 2000.

Mayor’s letter about arena location encourages, perplexes

July 3, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis’ decision to reverse course on where to build a new James Brown Arena turned heads Monday but continues to raise questions as his former supporter on the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority, Darren Smith, claims another site remains a viable option.

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