The Statham police chief, Allan Johnston, resigned his position Sunday, Dec. 1.
There will be three contested city council races in Winder this fall, while Mayor David Maynard appears to be heading for a third term.
The city’s utility budget, which is water and sewer, changed the most. The council added slightly more than $100,000 in revenue and expenses. The water and sewer budget is $1.665 million.
The Statham City Council tabled nearly as many items as it approved at its meeting July 16.
The Statham City Council faces big changes starting in January.
A fixture in Statham, Mayor Robert Bridges, will end his tenure at the end of December.
Bridges, who has been mayor for 20 years, has made it official — he will not seek another term.
According to the proposed budget, the city would spend $1.5 million for operations, about $8,000 less than current levels, and another $1.5 million in its utility fund, $19,000 more than FY2019.