The city had planned to slowly replace the aging diesel buses with the newer gas models. However, that process was pushed forward with a $4.2 million grant that will help pay for the buses and some of the costs of the new bus station that is in the planning stage.
After a brutal, and prolonged, campaign season in which several candidates took potshots at the city, Albany City Manager Sharon Subadan got a chance this week to mark some accomplishments.
Cairo City Council members rejected a motion Monday evening that could have seen council meetings be live streamed to the public.
If Tuesday’s Albany City Commission meeting had the bittersweet feel of a New Year’s Eve party, it was because it was a bit of a wistful occasion.
One chapter in the city’s storm recovery from the walloping Hurricane Michael put on Albany in 2018 has been closed with the completion of repairs to damaged street lights.
The Thomasville City Council member who cast the sole opposing vote Monday on the 2020 city operating and capital budget prefaced his vote by saying neither he nor any other council member could possibly absorb the $125 million budget as presented to the governing body.
With a unanimous vote, the sale of alcohol on Sundays in Cairo is now fair game.
The City of Thomasville was designated as an accredited Georgia Exceptional Main Street (GEMS) program by the National Main Street Center and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Office of Downtown Development for 2020.
With the settling of the dust from three Albany municipal elections, the end result is that nearly half of the city’s government will be composed of new faces next year.
With the exception of one precinct, Wanda Warren dominated five of six precincts where votes were cast in the Tuesday runoff for the Thomasville City Council District 1, Post 1, seat.