Two years after Villa Rica voters approved the city taking on new redevelopment powers, the City Council on Tuesday flexed that power for the first time.
Villa Rica City Council members approved a $35 million budget for the new fiscal year on Tuesday, a plan that reflects the new reality of a pandemic economy.
Villa Rica Mayor Gil McDougal on Tuesday extended his executive order until Nov. 30, saying that nothing about the spread of the disease has fundamentally changed since the order was imposed in July.
Villa Rica council members got a glimpse into the future last week, as City Manager Tom Barber mapped out a 20-year plan that would see the city pay for its many needs through a pattern of steady growth.
The Villa Rica City Council gave a green light Tuesday for a truck stop to be built at the intersection of State Route 101 and Industrial Court West.
Villa Rica Mayor Gil McDougal on Friday vetoed an amended anti-smoking bill the city council adopted last week.
Villa Rica property owners can expect a tax increase this year — but probably not the 24.5% hike that city officials have requested.
In about five minutes on Tuesday, the Villa Rica City Council approved the result of over a year’s work by city staff: a sweeping revision of the city’s zoning ordinance.
The ordinance...has been raising a cloud of contention since...Mayor Gil McDougal ordered that it be enforced. Business owners who cater to smoking-age patrons contend that the rule will cost them business at a time when the pandemic has already hurt their livelihoods.
Villa Rica city council members on Tuesday will revisit a 2012 ordinance that virtually banned smoking in the city.