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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Douglasville Mayor and City Council set 2019 Goals and Objectives

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Mayor Rochelle Robinson and the Douglasville City Council held their annual retreat on February 7th and 8th at the Courtyard Marriott in Lithia Springs. The retreat was moderated by Mara Shaw of the University of Georgia’s Carl Vison Institute of Governme...

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City Council News
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Late Douglasville Councilman Earns Certificate of Excellence at Mayors’ Day

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The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) awarded a Certificate of Excellence posthumously to Councilman Michael J. Miller to honor his 120 hours of training from the Carl Vinson Institute of Government. The award was accepted on Councilman Miller&rsquo...

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City Council News
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Georgia Municipal Association Recertifies Douglasville as a City of Ethics

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The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) Ethics Committee determined that the City of Douglasville met all the required qualifications to retain its certification as a Georgia Certified City of Ethics. Mayor Rochelle Robinson and City Manager Marcia Hampto...

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City Council News
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Douglasville Receives $20,000 Safety & Liability Grant From GMA

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The Georgia Municipal Association recently presented the City of Douglasville with a Safety and Liability Management Grant of $20,000.

HR Director Teaa Allston-Bing said, "the grant application included the need for police department bullet proof vest...

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City Council News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Comprehensive Financial Report For FY 2018

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The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2018 was presented to Council by Auditors Mauldin & Jenkins at the January 17, 2019 City Council Meeting.

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Mayor Robinson Announces 2019 Committee Assignments For City Council

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At the first City Council Meeting of 2019, Mayor Rochelle Robinson announced her choices for committee representatives for the Douglasville City Council.

For a complete list of Committee Chairs, Vice Chairs, and members, please view the individual bio's of...

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City Council News
Posted on: December 18, 2018

Council Recognizes Douglas County High School Thespians

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Mayor Rochelle Robinson presented a Proclamation to Mr. Justin Stephens, Director of Theatre, at Douglas County High School and his students for winning the Region 

5-AAAAA One-Act Play competition on October 27th with the play, The Diary of Anne ...

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City Council News
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Google Recognizes The City Of Douglasville

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Google's Douglasville Facility Manager, Russell Bonds stopped by City Council recently to make a presentation to the City for it's co-sponsorship of the 2018 Gravity Games. 

2018 saw a record number of entrants "coasting " down Church St...

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City Council News
Posted on: December 5, 2018

Council Selects Parks Redesign Firm

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Douglasville City Council voted to unanimously approve the selection of Goodwyn, Mills, and Cawood, Inc. (GMC) for the redesign of Jessie Davis Park, Mill Village Park, and Willing Workers Park.

The Atlanta-based firm specializes in landscape architecture,...

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City Council News
Posted on: November 20, 2018

In Memorium: Michael J. Miller, Esq.

Miller Memorium

The family of Ward 2, Post 1 Councilman Michael J. Miller has informed the City of Douglasville of his passing during the early morning hours of Monday, November 19, 2018.

To respect the privacy of Mr. Miller’s close friends and family, the City ...

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City Council News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

A Champion of Georgia’s Cities

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The Georgia Municipal Association recently made a presentation to House District 67 Representative Micah Gravley at a Douglasville City Council Meeting for being a “Champion of Georgia’s Cities” for the 2017-2018 term of the ...

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City Council News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Sunday, November 4, 2018 is Retired Educators Day in the City of Douglasville

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Mayor Rochelle Robinson presented a proclamation to representatives of the Douglas County Retired Educators declaring Sunday, November 4, 2018 as Retired Educators Day in the City of Douglasville.

Douglas County Retired Educators is a service organization ...

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City Council News
Posted on: July 30, 2018

Mayor Pro Tem Accepted to 2018 Georgia Academy For Economic Development

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Mayor Pro Tem Richard S. Segal has been accepted into the 2018 Georgia Academy for Economic Development for Region 3.

The program is designed to enhance community leaders’ skills and knowledge to help communities in Georgia to become, or remain s...

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City Council News
Posted on: October 4, 2018

The First Week Of October is Pre-K Week In Georgia

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Douglasville City Council members and staff took part in reading to the 4 year olds at the Sheltering Arms Center in Douglasville during the annual Georgia Pre-K Celebration week.

Councilman Sam Davis read "Behind the Little Red Door" to the chil...

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City Council News
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Some Love For Those Who Make Sure We Get Paid!

Natl Payroll Month

Mayor Rochelle Robinson proclaimed the first full week of September 2018 as National Payroll Week in the City of Douglasville. 

Representatives from the American Payroll Association were on hand to receive the honor from Mayor Robinson an...

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City Council News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

City Council Honors Mr. Ralph Charles Clark, Jr.

Clark Family Proclamation

Mayor Rochelle Robinson and the Douglasville City Council honored the family of Mr. Ralph Charles Clark, Jr. with a proclamation honoring his decades of service to the citizens of Douglasville.

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City Council News
Posted on: July 30, 2018

City Closes Purchase Of Old Douglas County Jail Property

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Mayor Rochelle Robinson along with Douglas County Commission Chair Dr. Romona Jackson Jones signed documents, at the County Courthouse, on July 30th officially transferring ownership of the Old Jail property at 6840 Church Street in downtown Douglasville....

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City Council News
Posted on: July 26, 2018

Patrice Williams Appointed Community Development Director

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At their July 17th meeting, Douglasville City Council voted to appoint Patrice Williams to the position of Community Development Director.

Ms. Williams was nominated for the position by Mayor Rochelle Robinson, and has worked at the City for 5 years.&n...

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City Council News
Posted on: July 26, 2018

New Millage Rate set

Council and Citizens listen to FY 19 Budget Presentation

The City of Douglasville has adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 13.76 percent.

This increase will result in a millage rate of 7.211 mills, an increase of 0.30 mills.

The tax increase for a home with a Fair market valu...

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City Council News
Posted on: July 3, 2018

City Council Honors Mr. James G. Vance, Sr.

James Vance Proclamation

Mr. James Garland Vance, Sr. was honored with a proclamation by City Council on July 2nd, 2018 recognizing his many decades of incredible service and outstanding citizenship.

View the signed ordinance.

View the presentation during City Council Meeting

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City Council News
Posted on: July 3, 2018

City Council Honors Mr. Joe Henry Dones

Joe Henry Dones proclamation

Mr. Joe Henry Dones was posthumously honored with a proclamation by City Council on June 18th, 2018 recognizing his legacy of hard work, wisdom and honor.

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View the presentation during City Council Meeting

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City Council News
Posted on: March 8, 2018

State Of Douglasville/Douglas County

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Mayor Robinson and Chairman Jones delivered a first of it's kind address in our County. The event was in cooperation with the Council for Quality Growth, and the Douglas County Chamber during their monthly Greystone Power Luncheon in April.

The Mayor and C...

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City Council News
Posted on: April 11, 2018

City Council Honors Boys & Girls Club

Boys and girls club proclamation

Mayor Rochelle Robinson and Douglasville City Council presented a proclamation in recognition of Ms. Kai Hartman, Boys and Girls Club 2017-2018 Youth of the Year from the Douglas County Boys and Girls Club.They also presented a proclamation celebrating Na...

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City Council News
Posted on: March 8, 2018

2018 State Of The City Address

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Mayor Rochelle Robinson delivered her 3rd State of the City address on Thursday March 29th. Engaged citizens showed up to hear Mayor Robinson talk about where we are, and where we're headed as a city. The Mayor wanted a more informal "State of the Ci...

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City Council News
Posted on: February 6, 2017

2017 State Of The City Address

2017 State of the City

Mayor Rochelle Robinson delivered her 2nd State of the City address, and focused on four areas she's concentrated on in 2016:

Finance, Public Safety, Organizational Changes, and The Future.

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