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An ordinance outlines how some of the savings from unfilled positions will cover the 1.15 percent in salary reductions, also the equivalent of three unpaid holidays. The measure would transfer about $210,000 of the savings from various departments to other departments to cover the holiday pay.
Source: Macon Telegraph | Posted: Jan. 18, 2019


It would mean property owners could get state and federal tax breaks for renovations done to homes in the area. The designation has been used to breathe new life into 14 other Macon areas, including downtown.
Source: Macon Telegraph | Posted: Jan. 17, 2019


Macon-Bibb County Commission voted Tuesday to ban companies from renting out dockless vehicles that have become popular in many cities and colleges campuses across the nation.
Source: Macon Telegraph | Posted: Jan. 16, 2019


An ordinance temporarily banning companies from renting out the electric-powered scooters and bicycles is up for vote at Tuesday’s County Commission meeting.
Source: Macon Telegraph | Posted: Jan. 14, 2019


Millions of dollars coming from special purpose local option sales tax revenue have been used on projects that were either completed or are underway by the end of 2018.
Source: Macon Telegraph | Posted: Jan. 2, 2019


Current tax is 7 percent, but commission/mayor may seek 8 percent. Also, may ask for more control over how much revenue goes to various organizations or for other uses.
Source: Macon Telegraph | Posted: Dec. 26, 2018


Macon liquor stores will be able to stay open later after an extensive update to the county’s alcohol ordinance was approved Tuesday.
Source: Macon Telegraph | Posted: Dec. 5, 2018


The quality of recreational amenities across west Macon-Bibb County may finally be catching up to some of the other parts of town. West Macon Park is next in line for some major upgrades with a groundbreaking scheduled Friday morning for the rebuild of baseball fields, constructing a new entrance, dugout, score-box and other changes.
Source: Macon Telegraph | Posted: Nov. 30, 2018


There was a higher level of anxiety this year for some Macon housing officials awaiting word on incentives for the final section of a major development project. That worry was all for naught as the Georgia Department of Community Affairs recently announced it was awarding tax credits for multifamily housing at the site of the former Tindall Heights complex.
Source: Macon Telegraph | Posted: Nov. 29, 2018


Central City Park’s extensive makeover now includes a new place for Macon-Bibb County seniors to spend their days. The downtown park is now the site of the Elaine H. Lucas Senior Center that opened Monday as seniors and local officials remarked on the lengthy journey to getting the project completed.
Source: Macon Telegraph | Posted: Nov. 21, 2018


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