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.
On Wednesday, June 11, Mayor Steve Tumlin and City Council made appointments to various City boards, including the City's Housing Authority, Board of Zoning Appeals and Historic Board of Review.
The City of Marietta would like to remind the public of the events this weekend commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War battles in and around the City.
The Dobbins Air Reserve Base Joint Land Use Study will host a public workshop on Wednesday, July 9 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Smyrna Community Center.
The City of Marietta will celebrate Independence Day on July 4 at the Fourth in the Park Festival from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. with a parade and celebration on the Square, free concerts, museum tours, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and a fireworks finale.
City of Marietta Administrative Offices will be closed Friday, July 4. The City's sanitation schedule including garbage, brush/yard waste and recycling will change for the week.
As part of the "Sherman at the Gates" Weekend, Union and Confederate soldiers camped on the Square will have musket firing demonstrations and honor salutes from June 20-29 at 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. At 8 p.m., you can hear "The Story of Marietta, Georgia" in real-time and watch the firing of an honor guard.
Marietta City Council will meet for committees and an agenda work session June 25.
Streaming video of the June 11 regular meeting of Marietta City Council is available for viewing online.
On June 11, Marietta City Council voted to adopt a balanced budget for the next fiscal year that begins July 1, 2014, and ends June 30, 2015.
The Marietta Police Department in conjunction with the National Shooting Sports Foundation Project ChildSafe is participating in the first Glock Safety Pledge Drive to increase awareness about gun safety and responsibility.
Blue Ridge Helicopters will be offering helicopter rides over Marietta from the Marietta Museum of History Aviation Wing Site on Saturday, June 7th, weather conditions permitting.
The Marietta City Council is seeking resumes and/or letters of interest from individuals interested in serving on the Ethis Committee as the Council appointment.
Marietta City Council will consider the Fiscal Year 2015 budget at its regularly scheduled meeting on June 11 at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers.
Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session June 9 and their regularly scheduled meeting June 11.
The Marietta Museum of History will once again participate in the Dixie Highway Yard Sale, which begins Friday, June 6th.
Tonight's (Friday, May 30th) Glover Park Concert Series in Glover Park in the Marietta Square has been cancelled.
The City of Marietta will hold a public hearing on June 4 regarding the recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2015, which begins July 1.