Posts tagged with "Georgia Municipal Association"

Avondale receives safety grant

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 16, 2014

The city of Avondale Estates is the proud recipient of nearly $6,000 in grant money from the Georgia Municipal Association. Avondale announced via its regular newsletter that the city has received a $5,998 GMA Safety and Liability Grant to buy safety vests for the city’s Police and Public Works Departments. GMA reports that it has […]

Approved – School system to borrow $18 million

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 2, 2014

During its regular meeting on April 1, the City Schools of Decatur Board of Education voted to borrow $18 million for school construction projects. The borrowing is in the form of certificates of participation, or COPS financing. COPS works as a lease-purchase agreement, allowing the school system to use its assets as collateral.¬†Under the proposed […]

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