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The rollback millage rate to avoid a tax increase would be no more than 6.257 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home valued at $200,000 is approximately $23.52 and the proposed tax increase for commercial property valued at $202,000 is approximately $23.76.
The electric luxury car — believed to be the first to be outfitted as a police car in Georgia — hit the testing track for the first time Tuesday, and “performed well” in speed and emergency response tests, the city said in a statement.
New requests of $379,000 for tourism grants have been approved by the Marietta City Council for the new budget year. Additionally, $598,000 in tourism grants have been renewed by the City Council for a total of $977,000.
Bottoms said she would push the Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA) to redevelop 300 acres of former housing projects into mixed-communities, something she said would create 2,000 new affordable units.
Telling Thomasville City Council he does not want to exceed the 2019 Thomasville Police Department budget, Police Chief Troy Rich said he will look at putting certain equipment purchases in the agency's 2020 budget.
The council approved an intergovernmental agreement with Gwinnett in which it takes responsibility for procuring easements and rights of way within Sandy Springs for planned improvements to the intersection of Spalding and Holcomb Bridge Road (Ga. 140).
Cairo City Council members voted to adopt their fiscal year 2020 budget in a special-called meeting earlier this week.
Meigs City Council members plan to meet Wednesday evening in a closed-door setting to interview two candidates to become the next chief of police.
City officials voted to increase mayor and council members' salaries for the first time since 2002.
Sugar Hill is embracing the city’s history of moonshining on the Chattahoochee by affectionately calling their downtown entertainment area “Sugar Hill’s Intersection of Neighborhoods and Entertainment,” or the SHINE District.
Friday, June 14, was Flag Day across the country; and, it was a special Flag Day for Edgehill’s residents – all 24 of them.
Through multiple mediation sessions and ongoing litigation, Baldwin County and city of Milledgeville officials have gone back and forth trying to reach a service delivery agreement.
Council members have been working on a comprehensive revision to the alcohol ordinance since voters approved liquor sales in February.
Purposes of the plan are to frame short and long-term goals, recommendations and strategies that will promote activities and initiatives regarding the city cemetery. Kennesaw’s Cemetery Preservation Commission provided feedback, guidance and recommendations to the ARC staff.
It’s no secret that Newnan has become a bit of a “mini Hollywood,” and while some business owners downtown have been happy with the filming, the latest production being shot on Greenville Street has other business owners upset.
Augusta’s recycling program has peaked out at about 30 percent of households and is also plagued by people who put the wrong things out for curbside recycling.
A historic community center at Dyess Park has Augusta officials questioning whether the money to repair it would be better spent on a larger replacement.
Anulewicz said moving the graves or developing the cemetery were never part of the city’s discussion, as officials believed it was imperative to preserve the area’s history. “These are names that represent the early families of Smyrna,” she said.
After 12 years of managing the City of Thomson, the administrator is retiring.
After first retaining a consultant and more recently a specialized law firm for Service Delivery Strategy negotiations with the county government, Statesboro City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to have the mayor sign the offered “status quo” 10-year agreement.
Free ice cream was a hit once again as the Guyton Historic Preservation Commission held its ninth annual ice cream social on Thursday.
Dacula leaders plan to keep the same city millage rate that was adopted last year, but property owners in the town will still end up paying more in taxes — about 3.35% more to be exact, according to city officials.
Norcross is planning to get a head start on the official start of summer with a block party this week.
Lawrenceville residents will likely see an increase in their city property taxes this year, the city announced Wednesday.
For many at the ribbon cutting for The Gables in Hillside on Tuesday, the event was about more than just the eight townhomes a stone’s throw from LaGrange’s only brewpub. It was another step in revitalizing the historic Hillside community.
An annexation request for a proposed apartment complex on the west side of Newnan died from a lack of action.
The Rome City Commission is poised to set the property tax rate for 2019, holding at the same rate it’s been since 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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