The city of Dalton is using nearly $300,000 it received as part of the second federal CARES Act to provide food and rental help to those in need, and the City Council approved contracts with a local restaurant.
The Dalton City Council amended a stormwater management ordinance during its meeting Monday and approved a professional services contract that will eventually lead to a pair of stormwater projects.
As part of the city of Dalton's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the area, the city will be serving meals to residents who live in low-income Census tracts near the John Davis Recreation Center and the Mack Gaston Community Center.
All proceedings in Dalton Municipal Court scheduled for January have been cancelled. These cancellations are being made as a precaution to limit the possibility of further spreading COVID-19.
"I've been shocked at the improvement." Dalton Mayor David Pennington doesn't mince words when discussing the changes he's seen in the city since new rules for the curbside collection of bulky refuse items went into effect in August.
Council members voted 4-0 to approve a request by Eric Azua to annex .172 acres at 1230 Frazier Drive into the city.
Members of the Dalton City Council have approved plans to offer tax incentives for developers to build or renovate property on West Walnut Avenue between Market Street and Dug Gap Road and on the north Dalton bypass near Heritage Point Park.
The city of Dalton plans to spend some $900,000 less in 2021 than was budgeted for 2020.
Believe Greater Dalton, a public-private partnership of the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce and local governments aimed at improving the community, is looking for ways to help those in need fund home repairs that could improve the appearance of a neighborhood.
The $900 billion COVID-19 relief package extends a federal moratorium on evictions to Jan. 31.