Times and dates to qualify for this year’s city election, a zoning decision for 74 acres of property and adding a steam engine display to the planned Cumming City Center were among items discussed this week at a Cumming City Council regular meeting.
Through the COVID-19 pandemic, many have had to find ways to keep themselves entertained at home, with hobbies like baking, exercising, learning musical instruments or, in Cumming Police Chief David Marsh’s case, playing video games.
At the Cumming City Council’s work session on Tuesday, Jan. 5, councilmembers spoke about the Villages at Brooks Farm, about 152 acres of land to be rezoned from single-family, office professional, planned shopping center and single-family residential districts to a planned unit development (PUD).
Three of the Cumming Police Department’s top officers were recently honored for their hard work over the past year.
Cumming has released details of its third Christmas Parade, an annual event that will differ this year from the prior two by encouraging masks and social distancing, and dropping plans for a festival at the Cumming Fairgrounds afterwards.
New rules for alcohol and certain outdoor gatherings could soon be in effect in the city of Cumming.
As crews are already working on the proposed Mashburn Village between Atlanta Highway and Veterans Memorial Boulevard, a major piece of the development was recently announced.
Family Haven, a domestic violence shelter, has partnered with the Cumming Police Department as it seeks donations so it can continue meeting the community’s needs.
In light of a recent executive order from Gov. Brian Kemp allowing local governments to make their own decisions about mask mandates, it does not appear officials with the city of Cumming or Forsyth County will be moving ahead with a mandate.
New shows at the School Street Playhouse, a change in city rules to allow for pigs at Otwell Middle School and some federal funds to help with the COVID-19 response were among the items discussed at a Cumming City Council meeting this week.