In an effort to reduce and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners and the Conyers mayor and City Council have issued mandatory shelter in place orders that also close non-essential businesses and prohibit public gatherings in the city and county.
The Conyers Mayor and City Council met in an emergency meeting on Friday, March 20 and unanimously passed an ordinance restricting restaurants to take out or delivery of food only, closing certain entertainment businesses in which public health could be compromised, and allowing restaurants licensed to sell beer and wine for on-premises consumption to sell beer or wine for take-out consumption off-premises.
The Conyers City Council was presented with several road resurfacing projects that will cost more than $2.3 million at its meeting Wednesday night.
The city of Conyers and Conyers Convention and Visitors Bureau announced that the tourism industry generated $144.32 million in direct, domestic and traveler expenditures in Conyers and Rockdale County in 2018, according to the U.S. Travel Association.
The city of Conyers celebrated its accomplishments of the past year while looking toward the future at the annual State of the City address Wednesday night.
The last Conyers City Council meeting of 2019 was a big hitter this past Wednesday night.
The Conyers City Council held its last meeting for 2019 on Wednesday night.
At the last City Council meeting of the year, Deputy Chief Scott Freeman presented Mayor Vince Evans and councilmen with a proposal pertaining to pedestrian safety in Olde Town.
With no pressing concerns or action items on the agenda, the Conyers City Council recognized several city employees for several years of hard work and dedication at Wednesday night's meeting.
Conyers Police Department and city officials recently returned from Covington, Ky., where they appeared before the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) for a hearing where it was recommended that the Conyers Police Department be awarded CALEA Reaccreditation with Excellence.