Proclamation in Recognition of Coast Guard Auxiliary for National Safe Boating Week, May 18-24, 2024

At the Thursday, May 16 regular city council meeting, Alderman Prather presented the National Safe Boating Week Proclamation for May 18-24 to members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.  Greg Fonzeno, Division Chief and Victor Reyes, Secretary were recognized in acceptance of the proclamation. The purpose of the proclamation is to promote safe boating and to support the goals of the Safe Boating Campaign.

2024-05-17T13:30:20-04:00May 17, 2024|

Proclamation in Recognition of National Travel and Tourism Week, May 19 -25, 2024

At the Thursday, May 18 regular city council meeting, Alderman Carmichael presented the National Travel and Tourism Week Proclamation for May 19-25 to members of the Acworth Tourism Bureau Authority (Visit Acworth). Chairman Jeff Green accepted the proclamation on behalf of the city. Tourism is the number one economic driver in Cobb County, and the City of Acworth celebrates the essential role it plays within the community.

2024-05-17T13:25:07-04:00May 17, 2024|

Proclamation in Recognition of Historic Preservation Month, May 2024

At the Thursday, May 16 regular city council meeting, Alderman Richardson presented the National Historic Preservation Month Proclamation for May to members of the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC).  Cedric Jackson, Vice Chairman, Joan Chandler Boyer, Treasurer, and Trevor Beemon, Chairman, were recognized in acceptance of the proclamation.  This proclamation celebrates the role of history in our lives and the contributions made by dedicated individuals in helping to preserve the tangible aspects of the heritage that has shaped us as a people, whereas Acworth citizens are READ MORE

2024-05-20T15:47:48-04:00May 16, 2024|

Presentation of the Municipal Leader Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Certificate to City Manager James Albright

At the Thursday, May 16 regular city council meeting, Freddie Broome, Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) Director of Equity and Inclusion presented a Certificate of Completion for the GMA Municipal Leader Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Certificate Program to City Manager James Albright.  The certificate program consists of a rigorous nine months of in-person sessions, a Capstone Project, and additional tasks, whereas City Manager Albright joined sixty other municipal leaders across the state on May 9, 2024, in graduating from the program.

2024-05-20T16:43:31-04:00May 16, 2024|

Proclamation in Recognition of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, May 2024

At the Thursday, May 16 regular city council meeting, Alderman Houston presented the Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Proclamation for May to members of the Gena McLeod Memorial Foundation.  Donna Nunez, President, and other members of the Foundation were recognized in acceptance of the proclamation.  The mission of the foundation is to bring awareness and understanding of safety and legislation that impacts all motorcyclists, whereas all motor vehicle operators are urged to join the effort to keep our highways safe.

2024-05-20T16:28:00-04:00May 16, 2024|

Celebrating the 55th Annual Professional Municipal Clerks Week

May 5 through May 11, 2024 marks the 55th Annual Professional Municipal Clerks Week as recognized by Governor Kemp and the State of Georgia. Initiated in 1969 by IIMC and endorsed by all of its members throughout the United States, Canada and fifteen other countries, this week is a time of celebration and reflection on the importance of the Clerk’s office. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed a proclamation that officially declared Municipal Clerks Week the first full week of May. In 1994 and 1996, President Bill READ MORE

2024-05-10T09:20:10-04:00May 5, 2024|

Recognition of Petrina Fowler, 2024 Recipient of the School Social Worker of the Year for the State of Georgia

At the Thursday, May 2 regular city council meeting, Alderman Houston presented a proclamation to Petrina Fowler in recognition of being the 2024 recipient of the School Social Worker of the Year for the State of Georgia.  Ms. Fowler was recognized for her outstanding service and commitment to the profession of school social work, in addition to her support of the students and families of Barber Middle School and the Acworth community.

2024-05-07T16:38:59-04:00May 2, 2024|

Recognition of Lieutenant Evan Wallace for Ten Years of Service to the City

At the May 2, regular city council meeting, Chief Evans recognized Lt. Wallace for ten years of service to the Acworth community.  Lt. Wallace was previously assigned as a supervisor within the patrol division and currently serves as the Commander of the Criminal Investigation Division.  Lt. Wallace's spouse accompanied him for the presentation.

2024-05-09T15:04:52-04:00May 2, 2024|

Presentation of the Life Saving Award to Detective Hardy and Officer Salone

At the Thursday, May 2 regular city council meeting, Chief Evans and Lt. Hunt had the honor of presenting Detective Hardy and Officer Salone with a Lifesaving award. Earlier this year, both officers responded to a medical emergency and found a victim unresponsive. Without hesitation, they quickly went into action, performing CPR. Their swift and decisive actions saved the victim's life. Congratulations to Detective Hardy and Officer Salone for their dedication to serving our community!

2024-05-09T14:56:55-04:00May 2, 2024|
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