The City Center parking lot was officially opened at a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by Mayor John Reid and the Downtown Development Authority on Monday, February 23. The new parking lot, with entrances on North Jefferson Avenue, East Marion Street, and Willie Bailey Street, adds 80 downtown parking spaces. The project was funded by a combination of City SPLOST funds and … Read More
In accordance with O.C.G.A. 36-81, the City of Eatonton proposes amendment 2 to the CFY 2014 budget. A Public Hearing is scheduled for January 20, 2014 at 6:45 pm to allow for citizen input in this process. CFY 2014 Amendment #2
A Housing Fair will be held on January 31, 2015 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the Putnam County Elementary School (314 South Washington Avenue). Representatives from USDA, HUD, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, real estate agents, mortgage lenders, and housing specialists plan to be available to answer your questions. This event is sponsored by the Eatonton GICH team.
In accordance with the provisions of O.C.G.A. §48-8-122, the FY 2014 Report on Projects Funded Through Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax #7 may be viewed by clicking the link below: SPLOST #7 Annual Report The report will appear in the December 18, 2014 edition of The Eatonton Messenger.
The City of Eatonton is pleased to announce the release of its newly redesigned website at www.eatontonga.us. This new website was designed to more effectively provide information to residents, visitors and other interested parties. as well as to promote the City of Eatonton as a great place to live, work and play. “The City works very hard to be responsive to our residents,” … Read More
Beginning on Tuesday, December 9, periodic road closures will be required in the Willie Bailey Street/North Maple Avenue area to allow for repair work on the storm water drainage system. Please call the City Administrator at 706-485-3311 for additional information.
The City of Eatonton is seeking residents interested in serving on the Eatonton Historic Preservation Commission. This is a full term commitment of three years. Applicants should have demonstrated special interest, experience, or education in history, architecture, or the preservation of historic resources. Commission members do not receive compensation, but travel and other expenses are reimbursed. Travel is required for training … Read More
A new partnership between Georgia College and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will bring together academia and federal agencies to advance economic development in central Georgia’s rural and small communities. Georgia College signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the EPA to participate in the EPA College/Underserved Community Partnership Program (CUPP) and build a cooperative working relationship in areas … Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Georgia Department of Community Affairs awards $22.4 million in tax credits to develop workforce housing Tax credits are primary driver for affordable rental housing development in state ATLANTA (Nov. 19, 2014) –The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced today it will award $22.4 million federal housing tax credits to construct or rehabilitate 30 affordable rental housing … Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) is proud to announce the City of Eatonton received a Safety Grant check in the amount of $5,515.33, and a Liability Grant check in the amount of $2,038.36 for the purchase of traffic cones, traffic cone reflective bars, vehicle amber safety lights, a CO2 monitor, a flammable liquid storage locker, a pilot … Read More