Members of the Dalton City Council have taken another step toward offering tax incentives for developers to build or renovate property on West Walnut Avenue near Market Street and on the north Dalton bypass near Heritage Point Park.
The Dalton City Council could expand tax incentives for developers to build or refurbish buildings in certain parts of the city.
The Dalton Public Works Department is starting to make plans to extend sidewalk on Thornton Avenue from Tyler Street north to the Salvation Army headquarters, just about half a mile from the hospital.
Nine city streets may get paved as a result of a change to the service delivery agreement approved by the Dalton City Council and the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners earlier this year.
The Dalton City Council is looking to the city's interaction with the community, especially in the areas of public safety and youth services.
"This shows the economic impact that downtown has and its importance to the city," said Downtown Dalton Development Authority (DDDA) Interim Director George Woodward.
The board of the Dalton-Whitfield County Joint Development Authority (JDA) has approved an agreement to bring a luxury vinyl tile (LVT) manufacturing facility to Dalton that promises to create 115 jobs.
Ornamental archways over the I-75 overpasses at the Walnut Avenue and Rocky Face interchanges. A dedicated right-turn-only lane on eastbound Walnut Avenue into Market Street. An access road linking Market Street to Dug Gap Road.
The Dalton City Council Monday night gave the go ahead to buy a new ladder truck for the fire department, which will be funded by the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) that was approved by voters in June.
In July, the Dalton Fire Department's average response times to emergencies and non-emergencies were both better than national recommendations, according to Chief Todd Pangle.