The City of Marietta recently placed third in a list of the top ten most exciting places in Georgia by Movoto Real Estate.
Enjoy free concerts at noon every Thursday during September on the stage in Glover Park on the Historic Marietta Square, sponsored by Marietta's Park and Recreation Department.
Councilman Anthony Coleman (Ward 5) will host a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at City Hall.
On Thursday, August 21, 2014, the Marietta Police Department was selected as the winner of the Sungard Social Media Impact Award.
Marietta City Council will meet for committees and an agenda work session Aug. 27.
On Saturday, September 13, the Marietta Police Department will host the world premiere of Season 2 of Scaly Adventures featuring the fine officers of the Police Department and their K-9 comrades.
On Thursday, August 14, the City of Marietta temporarily closed the playground located in Glover Park in the Marietta Square for resurfacing.
Marietta Water was recently honored for outstanding performance. The utility received the 2014 U.S President's U.S. Volunteer Service Award and the Hugh A. Wyckoff Award.
Streaming video of the August 13 regular meeting of Marietta City Council is available for viewing online.
The City of Marietta has received detailed information from the Georgia Department of Transportation regarding the planned Northwest Corridor Express Lanes, which will add 29.7 miles of reversible toll lanes along I-75 from Akers Mill Road to Hickory Grove Road and along I-575 from I-75 to Sixes Road.
Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session August 11 and their regularly scheduled meeting August 13.
The Marietta Fire Department has released a safety alert regarding a new and extremely dangerous trend which is surfacing on the Internet in various social media and sharing sites, called the "Fire Challenge."
The City of Marietta Ethics Committee is seeking resumes and/or letters of interest from individuals interested in serving as legal counsel for the Committee. Applicants must be an attorney in good standing of the State Bar of Georgia.
The City of Marietta will host a Public Information Meeting on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, regarding the Whitlock Avenue Streetscapes and Pedestrian Improvements Project from 5-7 p.m. in the City Hall Lobby located directly outside the Council Chambers.
Councilwoman Michelle Cooper Kelly (Ward 6) will host a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in the Sawyer Road Elementary School Cafeteria.
On Tuesday, July 29, members of the Marietta Board of Lights & Water Board toured one of Georgia's two nuclear power facilities, Plant Vogtle located in Waynesboro, Georgia.
On July 28, 2014, Marietta City Council adopted the City's General Fund millage rate of 2.788, which is the same as last year's rate.
Marietta City Council will meet for committees and an agenda work session July 30.
Cobb County has notified the City of Marietta of road closures at various CSX Railroad crossings in highly trafficked areas.
On July 28, 2014, Marietta City Council will hold a Special Called Council Meeting at 5:30 p.m. to adopt the City's millage rate of 4.046, which is the same as last year's rate.
The public is invited to the final public hearing on the City's proposed tax increase July 28 at City Hall.
On July 16, 2014, the Marietta Police Department was awarded first place in the National Glock Safety Pledge Drive.
The Marietta Police Department has announced the upcoming session of its Annual Citizens' Police Academy. Scheduled to begin on Tuesday, July 29, this program provides an opportunity for the citizens of Marietta to have the chance to experience what it is like to be a police officer. There is no charge for the ten-week program, and classes will be held every Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
On July 9, 2014, Marietta City Council appointed members to the City's Planning Commission and Ethics Committee.
Streaming video of the July 9 regular meeting of Marietta City Council is available for viewing online.
According to Georgia law, all taxing agencies must advertise a tax increase and hold three public hearings to claim taxes on reassessed properties even if the millage rate remains unchanged as is the case in Marietta. The City of Marietta has tentatively adopted a millage rate equal to last year's millage rate of 4.046. The redevelopment bond that was passed in November 2013 for 2 mills is not included in that rate.
The City of Marietta will host a public information meeting regarding the 2016 SPLOST on Wednesday, July 16 from 4-6 p.m.
Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session July 7 and their regularly scheduled meeting July 9.
On Saturday, July 12 at 9 a.m., Marietta will remember the more than 400 women and children who were arrested from the Sweetwater and Roswell Mills, marched by foot to the Georgia Military Institute in Marietta before being moved to the Marietta square for deportation north to Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio. Most of the workers never returned to their homes in Georgia or saw their families again.