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The reason is the 0.69 acre at 5060 Austell Powder Springs Road is in the county’s Clarkdale Mill Village Historic District. If the city annexes the property, then all of the county’s historic preservation protections would be removed from the property.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 22, 2019


Mableton, the home of former Gov. Roy Barnes, was briefly incorporated in 1912, but de-annexed and became part of unincorporated Cobb County in 1916. Hutchins said the movement for incorporation has been discussed for more than a decade, but it never “had any teeth” until recently.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 18, 2019


Brush around the ancient rock sculpture will be cut back, said Austell Community Affairs and Parks Departments Director Jim Graham on March 4 during the Austell City Council meeting.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 8, 2019


Amounting to $328,225, several expenditures for a truck, three vehicles, firetruck computers and other purchases were approved on March 4 by the Austell City Council. Funding is from the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 8, 2019


Fines had been $224 for the first offense, $438 for the second offense and $856 for the third offense. Now the fines will be $250 as a minimum and $1,000 as a maximum for each offense.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 7, 2019


The Austell City Council decided 5-0 on March 4 to buy more disc golf baskets from Prodigy Discs for $4,050.Funding will come from the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 7, 2019


Among the critics were former Austell Councilman Bo Traylor and his wife Diann and Harold and Jean Martin, speaking of the truckers traveling down narrow subdivision streets, through yards and even knocking down a power pole that left their community without power for five hours.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 6, 2019


This rate increase was approved unanimously recently by the Austell City Council. The rate increase comes from the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority. This annual increase will be 2 percent or 6 cents more per 1,000 gallons.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Feb. 15, 2019


If Austell can be approved as a site for this equipment, Clemons said he is hopeful Veterans Park will become a destination - not just on Memorial or Veterans Days.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Feb. 11, 2019


This measure will apply to “the whole city,” said the city’s Finance Director Denise Soesbee to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Up to $11,000 will be paid by the city to Keck and Wood of Duluth for work that should take seven weeks to complete.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Feb. 7, 2019


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