redevelopment

City Council

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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St. Pete’s Trop site redevelopment plan clears first of two city council hurdles | #citycouncil

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The massive, transformative redevelopment of the historic Gas Plant District in St. Petersburg is one step closer to reality. During a Thursday night meeting, a slim majority of St. Pete City Council members voted to approve a series of agreements the redevelopment project will need to move forward. People like St. […]

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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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Mayor

Catalyze 2024: Mayor Ken Welch

We’re asking thought leaders, business people and creatives to talk about the upcoming new year and give us catalyzing ideas for making St. Pete a better place to live. What should our city look like? What are their hopes, their plans, their problem-solving ideas? This is Catalyze 2024. St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch has some […]

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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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Mayor

Atlanta mayor wants longer redevelopment ban for shuttered Wellstar hospital

The mayor of Atlanta is looking to extend the city’s redevelopment ban on the shuttered Atlanta Medical Center through April 2024, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Oct. 6.  If the Atlanta City Council approves the extension, it will be the third ban placed by Mayor Andre Dickens to prevent redevelopment of the 460-bed hospital site. Owner […]

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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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