A youth mentoring proposal by Austell Mayor Ollie Clemons - on behalf of the Austell Youth Innovation Center - has been approved 6-0 by the Austell City Council.
A former, older community garden in Austell will become the site of a single-family residence to be built by Habitat for Humanity. The Austell City Council voted recently to approve this change.
The Austell City Council approved on June 1 almost $9.7 million for city projects that would be funded by the renewed Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) 2022.
Austell city officials are buying three police vehicles and, for the fire department, bunker gear.
About 50 Austell city employees will receive hazard pay, going back to March 24.
No tax increase is proposed by Austell city officials in the new budget that takes effect July 1.