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Snellville approves $13M budget, maintains millage rate for 6th year

June 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Snellville city council recently approved a $13,063,295 Fiscal Year 2021 balanced budget while trying to predict how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect city revenue. The city anticipates a 40 percent decrease in hotel/motel room tax, a 20 percent decrease in the Title Ad Valorem Tax and a 25 percent reduction in intangible taxes.

Peachtree Corners mayor releases video on pandemic status, more

June 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason recently released a video discussing the status of COVID-19 in Gwinnett, new safety rules in place when visiting city hall, the city’s new pedestrian bridge and other topics.

Atlanta City Council will hold meeting on protecting city’s tree canopy

June 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Atlanta City Council will hold a teleconference work session on rewriting the city’s tree protection ordinance. For the better part of a decade, the city and tree advocacy groups have struggled to strengthen a city ordinance that is supposed to preserve the canopy.

Claxton Approves $5.2 Million Balanced Budget

June 24, 2020

Claxton Enterprise

Claxton’s Financial Director, Teresa Stewart, presented a $5.2 million balanced budget for the coming fiscal year 2021 to members of the city council last week.

City receives grant for caboose renovation

June 24, 2020

Douglas Enterprise

Georgia Tourism, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), has awarded more than $2,000 in tourism product development grant funding to the City of Douglas to restore the old Southern Railway caboose at Heritage Station Museum.

Winder council approves FY2021 budget

June 24, 2020

Barrow News-Journal

The Winder City Council on Tuesday, June 23, unanimously approved a $43.15 million total operating budget for the city for Fiscal Year 2021, representing a 1.6-percent decrease from the current fiscal year, which ends June 30.

Statue of Thomas Jefferson in downtown Decatur removed

June 23, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Decatur removed a statue of Thomas Jefferson from Decatur Square almost immediately after county crews took down an obelisk memorializing the Confederacy less than 500 feet away.

Norcross celebrates National Pollinator Week with array of activities

June 23, 2020

Gwinnett Daily Post

As a second year Bee City USA affiliate, Norcross is celebrating National Pollinator Week this week by distributing pollination-themed activity workbooks and seed packets to local children, as well as launching an all-new subsite devoted to sustainability on the city website.

City: Improvements to 2 parks would be almost $4M project

June 23, 2020

Statesboro Herald

Improvements proposed for two parks in Statesboro – Luetta Moore Park and the Grady Street Park – would cost $3.98 million, according to cost estimates the city government obtained from consultants.

Confederate monument defaced

June 23, 2020

Brunswick News

The American Civil War memorial to confederate soldiers in downtown Brunswick was defaced over the weekend.

Cartersville contemplates effects of ending emergency order

June 23, 2020

Cartersville Daily Tribune News

At some point, Cartersville Assistant City Attorney Keith Lovell said members of the city council will have to take action to rescind an emergency ordinance originally declared in late March.

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