On Thursday, July 7, 2016, Mayor Steve Tumlin and City Council will host a Ward 5 Town Hall Meeting at 4pm (Prior to the Agenda Work Session at 5:15pm) at the City Hall Council Chambers located at 205 Lawrence Street, Marietta, GA 30060.
Marietta City Council will meet for committees and an agenda work session June 29.
The Strand is rebooting its popular Motown musical revue by bringing in new cast members, a wider variety of popular tunes from the Motown era that weren't on the label, and (drum roll please) a LIVE band! This fresh, fun show will be running for two weekends only from July 1st – 10th, so make sure to grab your tickets before they sell out.
North Georgia's premier entrepreneurial incubator IgniteHQ has officially signed a lease to take over the property at 57 Waddell Street, Marietta, GA 30060 for its permanent headquarters.
The Marietta Police Department has presented the nationally recognized CRASE (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event) training program several times to packed auditoriums in the last few months to metro Atlanta. While there is no known active threat to the Marietta community, the police department is aware of the continued want and need for preparedness training for the public in light of the recent attacks.
The following information gives the current status of the Ward 5 seat on the Marietta City Council.
n Wednesday, June 8, 2016, the Marietta City Council voted to adopt a balanced budget for fiscal year 2017, which begins July 1, 2016, and ends June 30, 2017. The budget, which was recommended by City Manager Bill Bruton and Finance staff, was passed with no service reductions and no tax or fee increases and includes an overall tax decrease.
On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016, Mayor Steve Tumlin and City Manager Bill Bruton recognized the graduates of the City's eleventh Citizens Government Academy. During the free, five-week course, twenty-three graduates received a behind-the-scenes look at the organizational structure of Marietta's government enabling these residents and business owners to familiarize themselves with many of the City's departments.
On June 8, 2016, Marietta City Council appointed members to the Marietta Housing Authority, Historic Preservation Commission, Planning Commission and Historic Board of Review.
Streaming video of the June 8 regular meeting of Marietta City Council is available for viewing online.
On Wednesday, June 8, 2016, Police Chief Dan Flynn and Officer Paul Hill recognized and congratulated the most recent graduates of Marietta Police Department's Citizen Police Academy during the council meeting.
On June 6, 2016, the American Public Power Association presented Marietta Power the Electric Utility Safety Award of Excellence 2015 for meritorious achievement for their low injury/accident rate in 2015. Marietta Power won second place in Group E for utilities with 110,000-249,999 worker hours of exposure, for meritorious achievement in attaining a low incidence rate during the year 2015. Marietta Power only reported one incident in 2015, for an incident rate of 0.9.
The Marietta Police Department is pleased to announce its upcoming Citizens Police Academy. The bi-annual program provides citizens of Marietta with an opportunity to experience and take an in-depth look at what it is like to be a police officer.
Please join us at Marietta High School this Tuesday June 7th, 2016, at 6:00 PM for a Zone 4 Town Hall meeting. Enter through the main doors of the school and the meeting will be held in the training room located to the left of the stairs. A variety of topics will be covered that include crime trends, personal security, and various other community concerns. We look forward to seeing you there!
The Elizabeth Porter Historic Monument, Art, and Murals Committee will hold its sixth meeting on Monday, June 20th at 5:30pm at Brown Park, located at 358 West Atlanta Street, Marietta, Georgia.
The Marietta City Council will consider the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget at its regularly scheduled meeting on June 8, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. The budget recommended by City Manager Bill Bruton and Finance staff is a balanced budget and has no service reductions and no tax or fee increases.
The next installment of the Marietta Square Art Walk will be held on Friday, June 3rd from 5 pm – 9pm and continues the first Friday of the month through November. This year's Art Walk celebrates the vitality of Marietta's diverse cultural Arts scene with artists, businesses, and organizations representing a variety of artistic disciplines. The evening comes alive as performance, dance, culinary and visual Art permeates every corner of the charming Historic Marietta Square.
Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session June 6 and their regularly scheduled meeting June 8.
The Glover Park Concert Series continues on Friday, June 24th at 8 p.m. in Glover Park on the Marietta Square. The series will continue throughout the summer, with concerts scheduled for the last Friday night of each month through September. The concerts are free but if you are looking for a "front-row seat," a limited number of tables can be reserved for a fee. Table reservations are taken on a first come basis (and will sell out quickly) on the first working day of each month beginning at 8:00 a.m. www.mariettaga.gov/concerts.
Join the Marietta Youth Football League for the kickoff to the 2016 football season. All tackle and flag players are welcome for this four-day camp. Instruction will be provided by MYFL coaches including new high school Head Coach Richard Morgan. The cost of registration is $25 and can be paid on-line at www.cobbfootball.com or payment can be made on the first day of the camp. For more information, please view the flyer.
Join Friends of Brumby Hall on Monday, May 30th from 10am-5pm to step back in time and learn some fun and valuable history about this wonderfully historic home and its previous tenants!! Open to the public and free of charge. Fun for the whole family!!
The City of Marietta will hold a public hearing on June 1, 2016 regarding the recommended budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, which begins July 1, 2016. The meeting will be held at noon in the City Hall Council Chamber located on the lobby level of City Hall at 205 Lawrence Street.
Councilman Stuart Fleming (Ward 1) will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 7:00pm in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 205 Lawrence Street, Marietta, GA.
Although there are dozens of mail carriers throughout the United States, many of them do not report data related to stolen packages. Some reports estimate that around 10% of Americans have been victims of package theft. In Marietta we have noticed a recent spike in the number of reported package thefts from residences. Most of these thefts occur while the victims are away or at work and are unable to receive their packages. These packages can subsequently remain unattended for hours and become easy targets for thieves. The Marietta Police Department provides a few simple tips that can help prevent these thefts from occurring.
On Wednesday, May 11, 2016, Mayor Steve Tumlin and the Marietta City Council recognized the Lemon Street High School "HORNETS" on the 50th Anniversary Year of their GIAC Sate Championship.
The Grand Opening Ceremony for the Military Family Support Center is this Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 11:30am – 1:30pm and it is free and open to the public. The Military Family Support Center will hold on-site sales each month, available to retired veterans and active duty personnel and their families who have been granted commissary privileges. The Center is located at 1901 Terrell Mill Road in Marietta, which is the intersection of U.S. Highway 41 and Terrell Mill Road in Marietta and will open for its first sale on May 19-21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.
The City of Marietta will hold a Public Review Meeting for the City’s Housing and Community Development Program on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 11:00am in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 205 Lawrence Street, Marietta, Georgia 30060.
Residents of the City of Marietta's Ward 4C now have a new precinct polling place to coincide with changes adopted by the Cobb County Board of Election and Registration.
On Wednesday, May 11, 2016 during the City Council meeting, Mayor Steve Tumlin reappointed Arthur D. Vaughn to the Ethics Committee as the Mayor's Appointment for a two-year term expiring May 11, 2018.
The Cobb Chamber in partnership with the Defense Commissary Agency, the Georgia Department of Defense, Dobbins Air Reserve Base and its joint partners is excited to announce a public-private partnership designed to serve National Guard and Reserve members, retired veterans and active duty military personnel and their families through the Military Family Support Center.
Streaming video of the May 11 regular meeting of Marietta City Council is available for viewing online.
Marietta Power and Water is pleased to announce that nine of its linemen competed and won various awards at the 22nd Annual Georgia Lineman's Rodeo held at Camp John Hope near Fort Valley, Georgia on May 6-7, 2016.
The Marietta Police Department will offer a 12-hour Rape Aggression Defense class this summer for women of all fitness levels and ages to successfully learn options to escape attacks. Participants will learn techniques designed to be quick and effective in delivering pain to vulnerable locations on the attacker's body.
The next installment of the Marietta Square Art Walk will be held on Friday, May 6th from 5pm– 9pm and continues every first Friday through November. This year's Art Walk celebrates the vitality of Marietta's diverse cultural Arts scene with artists, businesses, and organizations representing a variety of artistic disciplines. The evening comes alive as performance, dance, culinary and visual Art permeates every corner of the charming Historic Marietta Square.
The Elizabeth Porter Historic Monument, Art, and Murals Committee will hold its fifth meeting on Thursday, May 5th at 5:30pm in the fourth floor conference room of City Hall, located at 205 Lawrence Street.
Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session May 9 and their regularly scheduled meeting May 11.
The Marietta Fire Department is pleased to announce its "MFD SAFE Program" now provides Home Fire Safety Visits for the entire City of Marietta community. When requested, members of the Marietta Fire Department will meet you and your family at your home. There MFD will assess, and discuss, things that you can do to prepare for and respond to an emergency.
On Friday, April 29, 2016 from 5:30-8:30 PM the Marietta Cobb Museum of Art will host its highly attended Martinis and Music Event featuring the big band sound of Douglas Cameron at the Museum located at 30 Atlanta Street, Marietta, GA 30060.
Taste of Marietta, the Marietta Visitors Bureau's largest annual fundraiser, brought together over 70 Cobb Country restaurants, caterers, and food trucks to sample their tastiest dishes this past Sunday. With beautiful, sunny weather all day, record breaking crowds gathered on the Marietta Square for the event, now in its 23rd year.
The Marietta Fire Department and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources reminds citizens that the annual statewide burn ban begins May 1st and runs through September 30, 2016.