As previously reported, Claxton Mayor Terry Branch and City Council members are considering an ordinance mandating the use of masks or face coverings in public during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The main topic of discussion at Monday night’s Claxton City Council meeting was the possibility of a mask mandate.
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.
Thanks to the philanthropy of a private donor who has committed to fund the project, plans are currently underway for construction of a new building to house the Claxton Police Department (CPD).
Mayor Terry Branch advised City Council members that a developer is considering Claxton as the location for a new Tractor Supply business. The developer has provided a proposed site plan, which he will present to Tractor Supply’s real estate committee on June 1.
Planted firmly in the focal point of downtown Clarkesville, Habersham County’s Killed in Action (KIA) Memorial is viewed by many as one of the city’s centerpieces.
Developers for a potential solar farm project presented a proposed 10-year tax abatement to the Claxton and Evans County Economic Development Authority (EDA) Board during their regularly scheduled meeting last week.
The City of Claxton mayor and council members held their first public meetings Monday night since they last met on March 2, 2020.