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Posted on: August 18, 2017

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National Payroll Week Proclamation

Mayor Rochelle Robinson proclaimed the first full week of September 2017 as National Payroll Week in the City of Douglasville. Representatives from the American Payroll Association were on hand to receive the honor from Mayor Robinson and City Council. Wa...

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City News
Posted on: August 7, 2017

2017 Millage Rate Press Release

Millage Rate Decrease

The Douglasville City Council today announces its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 4.38% over the rollback millage rate. 

Each year, the board of tax assessors is required to review the assessed value for property...

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Press Release... City News
Posted on: July 21, 2017

City Council Approves Employee Sick Leave Incentive Program

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Because City of Douglasville employees are taking less sick time, they're maintaining higher sick leave balances.

Those higher balances allow the HR department to offer employees an incentive program to receive extra pay for up to 3 days per year of excess...

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City News
Posted on: July 21, 2017

City Council Approves Four New Certified Officers For PD

PD cycle

City Council Personnel and Organization Committee chair Richard Segal brought a resolution forward to hire four additional certified law enforcement officers for the Douglasville Police Department. That would bring the number of officers to 101, which is ...

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City News
Posted on: June 2, 2017

City Council Holds 2 Day Budget Workshop

Budget Workshop 2

Douglasville City Council held a special two day budget workshop in order to formulate a fiscal year 2018 budget. 

City Department Directors presented their individual budgets to the Council and answered questions about their departmental budget.

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City News
Posted on: March 15, 2017

City Council Enacts New Donation Bin Regulations

Donation Bins

Douglasville Mayor Rochelle Robinson and City Council took action to enact an ordinance regulating donation bins and their locations within the City limits. The ordinance is designed to help maintain a healthy, safe and vibrant environment for the city an...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2017

2nd Graders Visit City Hall

Mock Council

To celebrate Georgia Cities Week, 2nd graders visited City Hall and were treated to demonstrations by:

Council Members Segal, Adams, Yockey, and Davis

Communications Department "Green Screen Adventures"

Douglasville Police K9 Unit

Douglasville Polic...

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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2017

May Is Lupus Awareness Month In Douglasville

Lupus Proclamation

Mayor Rochelle Robinson presented a proclamation to Lupus Matters Corporation here in Douglasville proclaiming that May 2017 is Lupus Awareness Month in the City of Douglasville. A representative was on hand to accept the proclamation.

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City News
Posted on: May 15, 2017

Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week May 14-20, 2017

Council Police Week Proclamation

Mayor Rochelle Robinson and Douglasville City Council proclaimed that May 14th through 20th is Police week, and specifically, May 15th is Peace Officers Memorial Day in Douglasville. Chief Gary Sparks accepted the proclamation at the May 11th Council meet...

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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2017

May 7th - 13th Is Municipal Clerk's Week In Douglasville

Municipal Clerks Proclamation

May 7th - 13th 2017 is Municipal Clerk's Week in the City of Douglasville. Assistant City Clerk Sharon Lynn Keith was on hand to accept the proclamation. 

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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Douglas Carroll-Paulding Counties Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated Day

Sorority proclamation 041717

Mayor Rochelle Robinson presented a proclamation to representatives of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated proclaiming Saturday, April 22, 2017 as Douglas Carroll-Paulding Counties Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated DAY in th...

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City News
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Latest Mayor & Council Newsletter is out!

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Mayor Rochelle Robinson and the Douglasville City Council want you to be informed about your local government, so periodically they publish an electronic newsletter. Click here to subscribe.

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City News
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Mayor/Council Recognize Officer Joseph Dwyer

Officer Dwyer and Council

Douglasville Mayor Rochelle Robinson and the City Council recognized Officer Joseph Dwyer for his heroism in saving the life of an infant. Officer Dwyer immediately began infant CPR upon arrival at the home he was dispatched to on February 11, 2017. He co...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Douglasville Police Department 2017 Employees of the Year

2017 PD Employees of the Year

Three Douglasville Police Department employees were recognized as "Employees of the Year" on March 2, 2017.

Detective Dave Watson received Officer of the Year.

Amy Sims received Civilian Employee of the Year.

Lt. Brad Loudermilk was awarded Supervi...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Council Proclamation Celebrates Healthiest Employer Award

Healthiest Employer Proclamation

Humana, JE Dunn among top winners at Healthiest Employers Awards (SLIDESHOW) - Atlanta Business Chronicle

Douglasville City Council recognized our HR Department for winning the 2017 Atlanta Business Chronicles Healthiest Employer award for 2017.

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Atlanta Business Chronicle Article... City News
Posted on: February 6, 2017

2017 State Of The City Address

2017 State of the City

Mayor Rochelle Robinson delivered her 2nd State of the City address, and focused on four areas she's concentrated on in 2016:

Finance, Public Safety, Organizational Changes, and The Future.

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Mayors' Monarch Pledge

National Wildlife Federation

The National Wildlife Federation and local municipalities across the country have created the Mayors' Monarch Pledge to help stem the serious decline of the iconic monarch butterfly population. Butterflies are vital "pollinators" in our ecosyste...

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