Most of the cost for the more than $3 million project is federally funded. Roswell and Sandy Springs agreed to split the local costs. Similar to the gateway project, the pedestrian bridge has been in planning or design stages for nearly a decade.
The Roswell City Council has awarded a $113,585 contract to Tri Scapes Inc. to landscape the Hardscrabble Green Loop.
The Roswell City Council has approved a list of tree-planting and landscaping projects to be funded by $639,061 out of the city’s Tree Bank Fund.
Roswell Director of Transportation Muhammad Rauf said the massive reconstruction of the road will decrease accidents. The goal is to keep motorists moving on Atlanta Street, also known as Ga. 9, instead of turning onto side streets for relief from backed up traffic.
Roswell approved a small increase in property taxes as the city begins to see revenue losses caused by the pandemic.
City Council members approved a request by the Fulton County Remembrance Coalition to place a marker where they collected soil in 2019 in memory of Mack Henry Brown.
The street and its reversible lanes will be replaced with a four-lane thoroughfare with trails, sidewalks and pedestrian crossings.
The Roswell City Council has accepted a $40,502 federal grant to partially fund the purchase of personal protective equipment against the COVID-19 virus for first responders and firefighters.
Roswell and the nonprofit STAR House Foundation are seeking applicants to work with children in an after-school program funded by a $77,099 AmeriCorps grant.
Roswell announced Wednesday that face masks are required to be worn inside city buildings, effective immediately.