On an evening where two of Rockmart’s finest were honored for their diligence and heroism, the city’s elected officials voted to increase the base pay for certain city employees, including first responders.
After hearing Tuesday night how Rockmart’s recreation department planned to attempt to hold youth sports this fall in the wake of COVID-19, the Rockmart City Council made the decision to cancel this upcoming season’s activities.
A new job position was approved by the Rockmart City Council last week with a reliable and familiar person ready to step into a new role.
For a few moments last week, Rockmart City Manager Jeff Ellis got to relax for a few minutes while friends and colleagues praised his leadership.
The Rockmart City Council heard from residents who just want to allow their kids to play little league baseball and softball this year, but their reply for the moment is "not yet."
The Rockmart City Council expects to have a short session Tuesday, but will be gathering in public for the first time in more than a month after the public health emergencies were declared, and local governments began to close off access and meet online.
Rockmart's program around revitalizing the city will continue to work with the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing after receiving notification that the program is a certified alumni of the program.