DDA Director Amanda Carter told her board that Dillmon’s total project cost, including acquisition of the property, renovations and equipment was $1,005,517.
In the end, Rome Mayor Bill Collins said he felt there was a community consensus now for the City Commission to go ahead with the first reading of the amended “urban camping” and “panhandling” ordinances at its next meeting.
Hired goats being used to help provide view of river for picnic lots behind State Mutual Stadium
Underneath the Robert Redden Footbridge sits one of Rome’s newest murals, joining a number of others that have been popping up around town over the past few years.
Sunday brunch enthusiasts looking forward to having a mimosa or bloody mary before noon in Rome can now toast the Rome City Commission for unanimously agreeing Monday to allow voters to decide Nov. 5 whether local establishments can serve alcohol as early as 11 a.m. on Sundays.
The public-private partnership between the City of Rome and the South Rome Redevelopment Corp. formally added four new homes to the South Rome inventory Friday with the promise of at least three more on the way soon.
The Rome City Commission is split over the issue of having a question about felony convictions at the top of their employment applications.
Ten years ago, there was a 23-goal action plan called “Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness” that came out of the efforts of a Rome and Floyd County Task Force on Homelessness formed in 2007.
After more than two hours of discussion Friday morning, the Rome Public Safety Committee decided to table an ordinance police say would give them definitive steps for handling homeless camps and panhandlers until a task force can be assigned to research the issue.
Rome City Commissioners unanimously adopted two ordinances Monday that ban fireworks and all-terrain vehicles on public property.