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PRESS STATEMENT City Manager’s Office MEDIA CONTACT: Tammi Saddler Jones, Interim City Manager 404-296-6489 (office) – 1055 Rowland St., Clarkston, GA 30021 City of Clarkston Does Not Condone Racist Comments (CITY OF CLARKSTON, GA – September 27, 2023) – The City of Clarkston issued the following statement regarding a racial comment that was made by
9/5/2023 Press Release City of Clarkston Appoints Tammi Saddler Jones as Clarkston’s Interim City Manager The City of Clarkston has appointed Tammi Saddler Jones as Interim City Manager at its September 5, 2023, City Council meeting. In late August, the City hired Sumter Local Government Consulting to aid the City in identifying qualified candidates to serve in an interim capacity for the City
The City of Clarkston is excited to announce its upcoming Police Job Fair. The Department aims to recruit additional qualified individuals to join its dedicated law enforcement team. This job fair, the second this month, will take place on July 26th, offering certified officers a valuable opportunity to explore career prospects and become a part of the thriving Clarkston community. Date : July 26
The City of Clarkston is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded a grant of $409,966 through the state’s Public Safety and Community Violence Reduction program. This funding will be instrumental in strengthening our commitment to public safety and implementing innovative solutions to reduce community violence. The grant program, pioneered during the COVID-19 pandemic, intended to address a
The City of Clarkston is excited to announce the highly anticipated Back to School Splash Party, scheduled at Milam Park Pool on August 5th, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This fun-filled event is a great way for families and students to celebrate the upcoming school year and enjoy some refreshing poolside activities. The Back to School Splash Party will feature an array of exciting attractions and
Dunk into Summer Fun at the Rowson Sports Basketball Camp with Special Guest Dominique Wilkins! The City of Clarkston kicked off its highly anticipated Rowsom Sports 1st Annual City of Clarkston Summer Basketball Camp on July 18th at the Clarkston First Baptist Family Life Center with a special appearance with NBA legend Dominique Wilkins. This four-day basketball camp is a fantastic opportunity
CITY OF CLARKSTON PRESS RELEASE AN N O U NC I NG A PROPOSED PROPER T Y T A X I NCREASE T h e City of Clarkston City Council toda y announces i ts intention to i n c r ease the 2023 Prope r t y T axes i t w i l l l e vy this y e ar b y 41.21 percent o v e r the Rollbac k M i l l age R ate. E ac h year , the board of tax assessors is required to re v iew t h e assessed va l ue for property ta x
City of Clarkston Press Release PRESS RELEASE ANNOUNCING A PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX INCREASE The City of Clarkston City Council today announces its intention to increase the 2022 Property Taxes it will levy this year by 3.90 percent over the Rollback Millage Rate. Each year, the board of tax assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable property in the county
June 10, 2022 Press Release City of Clarkston Unanimously Appoints Shawanna Qawiy as Clarkston’s First Female City Manager Clarkston, GA .- The City of Clarkston City Council unanimously appointed Shawanna N. Qawiy for the role of City Manager at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. Ms. Qawiy was serving as the Interim City Manager since September 2021. As the city’s first female City Manager, Ms