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Dalton City Council approves funds for police vehicle, other items

March 27, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

The Dalton City Council approved several items during a called meeting Thursday afternoon, including a 2020 budget amendment that includes funds to purchase a police vehicle using insurance proceeds and the last SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) dollars from 2015 for that category.

Dalton City Council member questions worker safety in carpet mills

March 26, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

Dalton City Council member Tyree Goodlett made an impassioned plea on Wednesday for local carpet mills to ensure worker safety during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

City Council offers health reminders during coronavirus outbreak

March 25, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

The Dalton City Council is urging residents to remain calm during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and not overwhelm local health care facilities.

Dalton declares state of emergency over COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

The resolution declares a state of emergency to mitigate the spread of the virus by "limiting all voluntary social gatherings, dine-in restaurant services and exposure at nursing and retirement homes, and providing flexibility regarding the sale of alcohol for off-premises use and for other purposes," according to the city.

City Council will meet daily about COVID-19 situation

March 23, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

The Dalton Mayor and Council will begin holding daily meetings at City Hall on Monday to address the evolving situation with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Dalton and beyond.

City Council approves agreement for automatic aid for fire services with the county

March 9, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

The Dalton City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with Whitfield County for automatic aid for fire services and first response during the council's meeting last week after hearing additional information from Dalton's fire chief.

Dalton council members, state representative differ on short-term rentals regulation

March 2, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

Property rights vs. government regulation. Local control vs. state mandates.

New Public Safety Commission member sworn in

February 26, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

“It is an honor for me to have been nominated by our City Council and I look forward to serving our city and first responders.” - Luis Viamonte

Public Safety Commission recommends fire department agreement

February 26, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

The Dalton Public Safety Commission unanimously recommended Tuesday that the City Council approve an automatic aid agreement between the city fire department and the Whitfield County Fire Department.

City Council votes to name part of West Hill Cemetery for 'Suitcase' Simpson

February 18, 2020

Dalton Daily Citizen

The Dalton City Council on Monday officially named the western-most part of city-owned West Hill Cemetery for the late Harry "Suitcase" Simpson, a Dalton native and Major League Baseball player.

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