Cities In The News
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Lawrenceville officials are anticipating raising the city’s millage rate by an undetermined amount in 2021 as they plan to spend the more than $180 million for operations during its upcoming fiscal year.
Local residents and members of the city council set to work trying to figure out how they could help Senoia families.
The City of LaGrange approved multiple ordinances Tuesday night that address racial inequality.
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 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.
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.
The City of Claxton has earned the designation as a Certified City of Ethics.
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.
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.
The City of Hahira has been designated as an affiliate Main Street America program.
Richmond Hill Mayor Russ Carpenter and the City Council released a statement Tuesday addressing concerns over the Robert E. Lee statue at J.F. Gregory Park.
Ellijay City Councilmembers tabled a resolution to adopt Shrine Club Drive into the city street system when meeting Monday, June 15.
Pooler’s Planning and Zoning Board on Monday took the first steps toward getting more residents back onto the board.
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.
Patrons of restaurants in Marietta may soon have more outdoor dining options to encourage social distancing guidelines.
Nearly a year after its creation, the Atlanta City Jail task force has recommended closing the jail, demolishing the building and replacing it with a Center for Equity that would support Atlantans’ needs.
Roswell leaders acknowledged the city’s roots in slavery during a protest Saturday, and pledged to address racism and inequality.
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.
A new law bans skateboarding in downtown Alpharetta but city officials have a new understanding of the sport’s popularity and will open a temporary skate park at Union Hill Park.
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.
The city of Suwanee has been designated as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America program, a top tier of recognition signifying a proven track record of successfully applying the Main Street Approach.
With the state’s new directives that lifts many of its previous restrictions and following Gwinnett County’s lead, the city has announced it will begin its 2020 event schedule in July.
The owner of a Marietta sex shop says he plans to appeal the city’s decision to revoke his business license.
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.
The American Civil War memorial to confederate soldiers in downtown Brunswick was defaced over the weekend.
Establishments that serve alcohol in Rome are getting a break for business losses related to the COVID-19 shutdown.
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.
Staff levels are to remain the same while police and fire departments will be spared from large cuts, according to discussions at the June 16 monthly workshop of the Richmond Hill City Council.
The city of Savannah is taking a look at requiring that face coverings be worn in public places following recent increases in COVID-19 cases.
Springfield’s city council wants to raise taxes by 30 percent to make up for losses due to COVID-19, meet the needs of new residents and quit relying on reserve funds.
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