We are a dynamic and growing city of 5,648 people (latest 2013 Census estimate - revised from 2012 showing only minor growth from the recession) dedicated to friendly hometown values, the preservation of our rich and diverse heritage, and the stewardship of our vast natural and cultural resources which will allow us to grow and prosper many years to come.
We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Second-Term Councilman James Rosser (age 72) from a sudden illness on Monday Morning, April 13, 2015. He was elected to his first term in 2009 beginning in 2010 and was re-elected in 2013 to serve again in 2014. A retired worker with the City of Atlanta, Mr. Rosser brought joy and a kind, loving spirit to our City. He us succeeded by his wife, 2 daughters and several grandchildren. We will post any arrangements as the family warrants. He will sorely be missed. Viewing will be at W D Lemon and Sons Funeral Home at 300 Griffin Street, McDonough, GA from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Friday, April 17, 2015. Funeral will be at Shoal Creek Baptist Church, 99 LG-Griffin Road in Locust Grove at 1:00 PM on Saturday, April 18, 2015.
Online Bill Management and Payment is now active. TAKE ME THERE Initial payments will be taken for Utilities, Court, and Building Projects, although some functionality will be limited as we must make some modifications to some procedures to allow more online use. Users will be required to register, so keep your mailed utility bills for the registration process. Note there are fees charged by the website host. They will be noted on each section.
The Mayor and City Council will hold their next workshop meeting on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 7:00 PM at City Hall, located at 3644 Highway 42, Locust Grove, GA 30248. The agenda may be found on the Agenda Page no later than the close of business on Friday, April 17, 2015. Last update 4/16/2015.
RFP for Construction Management at-Risk Services is now complete with J. R. Bowman Construction awarded by the Mayor and City Council on March 16, 2015. Preconstruction and contract work underway now. Clark Patterson Lee has completed the concept site planning portion and nearing completion of 100% drawings for building and site. The 30% Design on the Locust Grove Public Safety Complex, including the Concept Master Plan for the Municipal Campus and the design of the new Police and Courts Building. Presentation to the Mayor and Council may be found HERE .