A new Duluth library branch has been in the works for years, but the joint city-county project cleared a major hurdle Tuesday when Gwinnett County commissioners approved a construction contract for the branch.
The city of Duluth has appointed its first black judge. Gwinnett County lawyer Tiffany Porter has been appointed associate judge for the city.
The Duluth City Council recently approved updated procedural guidelines for the Duluth Public Art Program. The Duluth Public Arts Commission, known as “DPAC,” consists of six regular members and one member of the mayor and council. At a minimum five members must reside in the city limits.
A 465-home development is one step closer to reality in Duluth after a Monday vote.
Following a recent public hearing, the Duluth City Council voted to approve modifications to the city’s Unified Development Code.
The Duluth City Council has voted to approve an ordinance creating smoke-free zones for any city-owned or operated building, indoor or outdoor recreational facility.
A quiet zone is a section of a rail line at least one‐half mile in length where horns are not routinely sounded when trains are approaching the crossing.
In addition to Harris, voters will reelect Kelvin J. Kelkenberg and Greg Whitlock to their city council posts since no other candidates qualified to run in the Nov. 5 municipal election.
The new funding model will allow the city to make strategic, timely, and cost-conscious decisions about repairs to the city’s stormwater infrastructure over the next 15 years.
Individuals interested in running to succeed Mayor Nancy Harris will pay a qualification fee of $288. Candidates interested in qualifying for either Council Post 4 to succeed Kelvin “Kelly” Kelkenberg or Council Post 5 to succeed Greg Whitlock will need $180.