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Posted on: October 11, 2021

PUBLIC HEARING FOR REZONING REQUEST

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The City of Douglas Community Development Department - Planning Division has received an application to rezone 1.82 acres located at 948 SW Bowens Mill Road from G-C, General Commercial to M-1, Light Industrial or M-2, Industrial.  The City Commi...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: October 5, 2021

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY MEASURES ADDED IN DOWNTOWN DOUGLAS

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Pedestrians may more safely cross State Route (SR) 31/Peterson Avenue in Douglas with installation of a new midblock crosswalk and upgrades at a second location. A Georgia Department of Transportation contractor built a new crosswalk on North Peterson Ave...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

CITY RECEIVES CDBG 2021 FUNDING

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The City of Douglas has been awarded a Community Block Development Grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs in the amount of $636,875.  The City of Douglas plans to use the CDBG funds to address substandard housing conditions in the...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: September 30, 2021

CITIZENS ARE URGED TO BE SAFE WHEN PARTICIPATING IN HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES

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As the traditional Halloween day quickly approaches on Sunday, October 31st, many citizens have questions regarding Halloween activities this year.  In the Douglas city limits, trick-or-treating should take place between the hours of 6:00pm – 9:0...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: September 30, 2021

CITY OF DOUGLAS COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR OCTOBER

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The City of Douglas would like to encourage citizens to attend or become a part of various city committees and boards. Currently, there are vacancies on the Airport Commission, Citizens Advisory Committee, Keep Douglas Beautiful Board, Zoning Board of App...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

CITY HOSTS GMA DISTRICT 11 FALL MEETING

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Mayor Tony Paulk and participants from 17 counties in Georgia attended the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) District 11 Fall meeting in Douglas on Monday, September 27, 2021.  

“We were happy to host the GMA District 11 Fall meeting,&...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: September 28, 2021

CITY OF DOUGLAS HOLDS CITIZEN ACADEMY WORKSHOP

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The City of Douglas held a Citizen Academy Workshop on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 from 4pm-8pm at the Youth Center.  The goal of the workshop was to provide participants with the tools and information to become more knowledgeable about city depa...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: September 27, 2021

FIRST MEETING HELD FOR 2021-2022 YOUTH COUNCIL SESSION

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The Douglas Mayor’s Youth Council (DMYC) held its first monthly meeting on Monday, September 20, 2021, at 6pm.  The outstanding Youth Council member for the was announced and the Childhood Cancer Awareness Group of Coffee County and Gre...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Georgia Rental Assistance Program

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If you're a Georgia renter who has fallen behind on rent payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may qualify for assistance. The Georgia Rental Assistance Program can provide up to 12 months of rental assistance and utility assistance, paid di...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

STORMWATER IMPROVEMENTS AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION PUBLIC NOTICE

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The City of Douglas will begin work on East Gordon Street (July 14) and resume work on Evergreen Avenue (July 15) this week. East Coast Asphalt, LLC is scheduled to begin stormwater/drainage improvements in the East Gordon Street area on Wednesday, July 1...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: May 3, 2021

IN THE ZONE? TAKE ADVANTAGE OF RURAL ZONE BUSINESS TAX CREDITS

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In 2020, the City of Douglas was designated as a RURAL Zone by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.  Downtown businesses that are located within the RURAL Zone may qualify for tax credits relating to property purchase, rehabilitation cost...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

CITY EXTENDS GRACE PERIOD FOR BUSINESS/PROPERTY OWNERS TO PAY DELINQUENT PROPERTY OR PERSONAL TAXES

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At the City Commission meeting on Monday, March 8, 2021, the City of Douglas Mayor and Commission approved an extended grace period for business owners and/or property owners to pay delinquent personal and property taxes owed to the City, County, and Scho...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: January 19, 2021

DOUGLAS CITY HALL OFFICES WILL RELOCATE FOR RENOVATIONS TO BEGIN ON CITY HALL

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By the end of January, City Hall offices will be temporarily re-located for renovations to begin at City Hall.  Due to offices moving, City Hall will be closed to the public on Thursday, January 28, 2021 and Friday, January 29, 2021.  

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