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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Mayor Pro Tem Larry Yockey Retires

Larry and Rochelle

When the Douglasville City Council convenes for the first time in 2018, it will be without Ward 1 Councilman, and Mayor Pro Tem,  Larry Yockey.

Mr. Yockey decided to retire after his current term expired at the end of 2017.

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: September 25, 2017

Mayor's Clean-Up Day Was September 30th

Mayor and volunteer

The Mayor and KDB volunteers teamed up on Saturday, September 30th, to clean up O'Neal Plaza West.

Nice job Madam Mayor and volunteers!

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Ward 2 Town Hall Meeting

Adams at Town Hall

Ward 2 Councilmen Mike Miller and Mark Adams held a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday June 20th at Hudson's Hickory House in downtown Douglasville. 

Their constituents were brought up to date on several projects in their ward, including the Downtown Ma...

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: June 2, 2017

City Council Holds 2 Day Budget Workshop

Budget Workshop 2

Douglasville City Council held a special two day budget workshop in order to formulate a fiscal year 2018 budget. 

City Department Directors presented their individual budgets to the Council and answered questions about their departmental budget.

A...

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Mayor Robinson Town Hall Meetings

Mayor Town Hall at HP

Mayor Rochelle Robinson held two Town Hall meetings to meet with citizens who may be unable to come to City Council meetings. 

The Tuesday meeting was at Jessie Davis Park, and the Thursday meeting was at Hunter Park.

City staff brought citizens up...

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: March 30, 2017

Ward 3 Town Hall Meeting

Peter Emmanuel, GDOT

Douglasville Ward 3 City  Councilmembers  Dr. LaShun Burr Danley, Sam Davis, and District 1 County Commissioner Henry Mitchell, held a joint Town Hall meeting on May 9th at Jessie Davis Park.

Ward 3 and District 1 constituents heard prese...

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Watch the video... 2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Ward 5 Town Hall Meeting

Segal Town Hal 2

Ward 5 Councilman Richard Segal held a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday April 25th. 

Councilman Segal's constituents were brought up to date on several projects in their ward, including the Southwest Thornton Road Master Plan.

Thank you to all the Ward...

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Douglasville Centenarian Recognized By City Council

John Houston Pedan 100th Bday

Mayor Rochelle Robinson and the Douglasville City Council recently recognized Douglasville resident Mr. John Houston Pedan on his 100th birthday.

Watch the presentation here.

Mr. Pedan was born on October 26, 1917 in Mississippi, and served in the military ...

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2017 City Council News Stories
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.

Download the document.

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Watch the video... 2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Council Proclamation Celebrates Healthiest Employer Award

Healthiest Employer Proclamation

Humana, JE Dunn among top winners at Healthiest Employers Awards (SLIDESHOW) - Atlanta Business Chronicle

Douglasville City Council recognized our HR Department for winning the 2017 Atlanta Business Chronicles Healthiest Employer award for 2017.

Watch the C...

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Atlanta Business Chronicle Article... 2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Douglasville Police Department 2017 Employees of the Year

2017 PD Employees of the Year

Three Douglasville Police Department employees were recognized as "Employees of the Year" on March 2, 2017.

Detective Dave Watson received Officer of the Year.

Amy Sims received Civilian Employee of the Year.

Lt. Brad Loudermilk was awarded Supervi...

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Watch the video... 2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Mayor/Council Recognize Officer Joseph Dwyer

Officer Dwyer and Council

Douglasville Mayor Rochelle Robinson and the City Council recognized Officer Joseph Dwyer for his heroism in saving the life of an infant. Officer Dwyer immediately began infant CPR upon arrival at the home he was dispatched to on February 11, 2017. He co...

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Watch the video... 2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Latest Mayor & Council Newsletter is out!

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Mayor Rochelle Robinson and the Douglasville City Council want you to be informed about your local government, so periodically they publish an electronic newsletter. Click here to subscribe.

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Douglas Carroll-Paulding Counties Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated Day

Sorority proclamation 041717

Mayor Rochelle Robinson presented a proclamation to representatives of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated proclaiming Saturday, April 22, 2017 as Douglas Carroll-Paulding Counties Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated DAY in th...

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: April 18, 2017

May Is Lupus Awareness Month In Douglasville

Lupus Proclamation

Mayor Rochelle Robinson presented a proclamation to Lupus Matters Corporation here in Douglasville proclaiming that May 2017 is Lupus Awareness Month in the City of Douglasville. A representative was on hand to accept the proclamation.

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: March 15, 2017

City Council Enacts New Donation Bin Regulations

Donation Bins

Douglasville Mayor Rochelle Robinson and City Council took action to enact an ordinance regulating donation bins and their locations within the City limits. The ordinance is designed to help maintain a healthy, safe and vibrant environment for the city an...

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: June 2, 2017

City Council Holds 2 Day Budget Workshop

Budget Workshop 2

Douglasville City Council held a special two day budget workshop in order to formulate a fiscal year 2018 budget. 

City Department Directors presented their individual budgets to the Council and answered questions about their departmental budget.

A...

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: July 21, 2017

City Council Approves Four New Certified Officers For PD

PD cycle

City Council Personnel and Organization Committee chair Richard Segal brought a resolution forward to hire four additional certified law enforcement officers for the Douglasville Police Department. That would bring the number of officers to 101, which is ...

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: July 21, 2017

City Council Approves Employee Sick Leave Incentive Program

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Because City of Douglasville employees are taking less sick time, they're maintaining higher sick leave balances.

Those higher balances allow the HR department to offer employees an incentive program to receive extra pay for up to 3 days per year of excess...

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Some Love For Those Who Make Sure We Get Paid!

National Payroll Week Proclamation

Mayor Rochelle Robinson proclaimed the first full week of September 2017 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 and City Council. Wa...

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Mayor and Council Vote On 2017 City Millage Rate

2017 tax increase

On August 17th, the Douglasville City Council voted to set the 2017 tax millage rate at 6.911 mills (same as last year) for Maintenance and Operations and at 1.35 (down  .09) mills for general obligation bonds for the Public Safety and Municipal ...

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Notice Regarding 2017 Election for City of Douglasville

JOHN Q VOTER

Take notice that no special or general election will be conducted for the City of Douglasville in November 2017.

One and only one individual qualified as a candidate for each City Council seat for which a new term will begin in January 2018, and therefore

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: September 8, 2017

City Council Passes Truck Route Resolution

Final Truck Route Map of Douglasville Georgia

The Douglasville City Council adopted resolution RES-2017-50 in August 2017 to update the truck route map for through-routes within the city limits. The map was updated because new territory has been annexed into the City since the last update. Click the ...

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2017 City Council News Stories
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Douglasville Police Department 2017 Employees of the Year

2017 PD Employees of the Year

Three Douglasville Police Department employees were recognized as "Employees of the Year" on March 2, 2017.

Detective Dave Watson received Officer of the Year.

Amy Sims received Civilian Employee of the Year.

Lt. Brad Loudermilk was awarded Supervi...

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Watch the video... 2017 City Council News Stories