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Dalton City Council expected to vote on school resource officers agreement | Local News | #citycouncil

Dalton City Council members are scheduled to vote Monday on whether to renew the city’s agreement with Dalton Public Schools for the city to provide school resource officers. The council members meet at 6 p.m. in City Hall. The meeting will be livestreamed on the city’s YouTube channel. The contract calls for the police department […]

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Dalton City Council approves contract for Independence Day fireworks | Local News | #citycouncil

Dalton’s Independence Day fireworks show at Heritage Point Park is typically the highlight of the city’s celebration. The City Council voted 4-0 Monday night to approve a $30,000 contract with Pyrotechnico of New Castle, Pennsylvania, for a Fourth of July fireworks show. Mayor Annalee Harlan Sams typically votes only when there is a tie. Council […]

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Dalton City Council to vote on new cameras, access control at City Hall | Local News | #citycouncil

The Dalton City Council meets on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in City Hall. The meeting will be livestreamed on the city’s YouTube channel. The council members are scheduled to vote on a $66,500 agreement with Data & Sound Specialties of Blue Ridge for new cameras and a new door access system at City Hall. They […]

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Dalton City Council approves stormwater projects | Local News | #citycouncil

The Dalton City Council on Monday voted 3-0 to more forward on three stormwater projects. Council member Dennis Mock was absent during this section of the meeting, and Mayor David Pennington, who typically votes only when there is a tie, voted. One seat is vacant. The council members agreed to: • Accept a temporary construction […]

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Dalton City Council removes school bond issue from tonight’s meeting agenda | Local News | #citycouncil

The Dalton City Council has removed a resolution to have the Dalton Building Authority issue $13 million in bonds for Dalton Public Schools to buy school buses from the agenda for its meeting tonight. “We looked back at the school board’s last meeting and thought that their plans were not clear,” said Mayor David Pennington. […]

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Dalton City Council expected to vote on street paving contract Monday | Local News | #citycouncil

The Dalton City Council meets Monday at 6 p.m. in City Hall. The meeting is open to the public and will be livestreamed on the city’s YouTube channel. The council members are scheduled to vote on a $1.7 million contract with Bartow Paving of Cartersville to mill, resurface and restripe 4.52 miles of city streets. […]

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Dalton City Council expected to vote on property tax rate cut | Local News | #citycouncil

The Dalton City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday to cut the city’s property tax rate. The council meets at 6 p.m. in City Hall. The meeting is open to the public and will be livestreamed on the city’s YouTube channel. The council members are expected to vote to set the 2023 property tax rate […]

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Dalton City Council to look at rolling back alcohol serving hours | Local News | #citycouncil

The Dalton Police Department has seen an uptick in the number of calls related to the city’s bars, said City Administrator Andrew Parker. “It’s usually after midnight,” Parker told members of the Dalton City Council on Thursday during a meeting of the city Finance Committee. The Finance Committee is composed of members of the City […]

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City council’s approval of NAH proposal deemed ‘short-sighted’ | #citycouncil

It is difficult to understand how our members of city council could approve the NAH proposal. This seems short-sighted and narrow-minded. This billion dollar project does not come even close to meeting the city’s plan for carbon neutrality by 2030. Token mentions of some solar panels, a few charging stations for EVs and no LEED […]

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City council called on to put funds toward bike safety | #citycouncil

Gift this article Share this article paywall-free. An open letter to the mayor, vice mayor and Council: Thank you for your unanimous direction to city staff to prioritize funding for a few basic bike projects, namely: the (complete) construction of the Butler Pilot elevation, and the construction of two (dangerous) protected intersections — (Butler/Beaver and […]

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