The money would be used to make repairs to the current headquarters to last the fire department until it can move into its new headquarters.
The ordinance is up for third reading at the next Athens City Council meeting.
Police Blotter: Suspicious blanket reported, landlord allegedly throws tenants items out of residenceBy Molly Wilson and Kendall Wright | Apr. 6, 2022
Deputies checked the blanket and found nothing in it.
Council discussed an ordinance that would authorize Athens Mayor Steve Patterson to pay $90,000 to ORCA for the city’s 2022 membership fee.
The fair will include a flag parade, food from around the world, speeches from students and city leaders and performances.
Police Blotter: Man found sitting in dumpster at Piggly Wiggly, woman reported for continuously calling her boyfriend’s fatherBy Molly Wilson | Mar. 30, 2022
The man was sitting in the dumpster collecting Valentine’s Day cards.
The Finance and Personnel Committee discussed adding a fifth parking enforcement officer.
The Arts, Parks and Recreation Department is now reevaluating the original plans to find options that would decrease the price estimate.
Despite snow and temperatures in the 30s, students ventured out early, with most parties advertising a start time of 10 a.m.
The Athens City-County Health Department reported two new COVID-19 related deaths Thursday.
Deputies did not hear any gunshots.
One of the ordinances was passed after lengthy debate between Council members.
The ordinance passed in late February and will expand racial definitions within city code to cultural hairstyles.
Council met in committees Monday evening to discuss waste rates, personnel changes and appropriations.
The ordinance was referred back to the City and Safety Services Committee.