Lt. Gen. Gen. William Caldwell, president, Georgia Military College and Madison City Council Member Ed Latham, who also serves on the Madison Downtown Development Authority, (DDA) both signed a historic “Pearl-Burney” agreement Monday morning that cleared the way for the college to begin utilizing space at the former Morgan County Middle School.
City of Madison officials are reviewing the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 proposed budget that will be adopted at the end of June.
“We need the community to rally around this critical need in our community. ” said Madison Mayor Fred Perriman.
Madison Mayor Fred Perriman felt compelled to speak out about the tumultuous wave of civil, social and racial unrest flooding the country, resulting in scores of nationwide protests, demonstrations, riots, and police brutality last weekend.
To help local restaurants stay profitable, the Madison Mayor and City Council passed a beer and wine takeout allowance for restaurants to utilized while reduced to carryout and curbside services only.
Madison City Planner Monica Callahan revealed an ambitious walking trail program Monday night at the Morgan County Board of Education meeting.
The City of Madison is accepting a $300,000 Community Home Improvement Grant to bring eight to 10 houses in the Urban Redevelopment Area up to code. The Madison Mayor and City Council unanimously voted to accept the funds, giving Mayor Fred Perriman authority to sign off on future contracts to spend the money.
Every year, the City of Madison honors the service of volunteers who play a critical role in the life of the community during National Volunteer Month. This year, the city announced three volunteer award recipients: Joe Smith, Chris Cook, and Melissa Piche.
At Friday’s special-called Madison Mayor and City Council meeting, the council voted to approve an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and the Morgan County Board of Education to assist with the redevelopment of the old middle school building.
While City of Madison officials cannot enact policies stricter than the governor of Georgia has implemented concerning the coronavirus pandemic, some city officials are using their platform to urge local citizens to take more stringent precautions than are currently required by the State of Georgia.