The city’s new $3.7 million downtown park —as of yet without a name — is scheduled to open the weekend of May 15, and the grand opening will coincide with the launch of the city’s first-ever summer concert series.
Fans of Journey and Bruno Mars may want to plan a trip to Powder Springs this summer.
Powder Springs is to become the fourth city in Cobb County to offer live and on-demand viewing of its public meetings, through a new agreement that council members approved a year’s funding for.
Powder Springs and county leaders are celebrating the start of a project developers and elected officials believe could spur economic development in the south Cobb city.
In spite of objections from several area residents, the Powder Springs City Council voted on Sept. 16 to grant a pouring license for alcoholic beverages and a variance to the former Sullivan House.
They include: $64,285 to Tucker Grading and Hauling to install sidewalk in the neighborhood park on Lancer Drive and $43,442 to Always Cool Heating and Air to replace the heating ventilation and air conditioning system at the senior center facility, 4181 Atlanta St.
If the ordinance had been approved, the mayor would have received $21,000 annually instead of the current $18,000, beginning Jan. 1, 2020.
If approved, the mayor will receive $21,000 annually instead of the current $18,000, beginning Jan. 1, 2020. Also, each of the five Council members will be paid $15,000 annually instead of the present $12,000, likewise beginning Jan. 1.
Mayor Al Thurman provided a tie-breaking vote Monday night to approve a measure maintaining Powder Springs’ 9.5-mill property tax rate, though some property owners could still see tax increases in their bills.