News & Notes
Give back to the community in a way that will last a lifetime by helping a child and get involved in the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Haralson and Polk County. The organization utilizes volunteers to be advocates of a child in juvenile court proceedings. They will also act as mentors for our local youth. Help out today and become a CASA volunteer by enrolling in classes by contacting the organization by e-mail at con[email protected]alsoncasa.org or call 678-9011021 for more information.
Keep Polk Beautiful needs your help today. Sign up as a Once Around the Block Neighborhood Captain now. These volunteers will help monitor and remove litter and trash in your neighborhood. Twice-annual monitoring assists Keep Polk Beautiful in making the community a more beautiful place, and only takes 30 minutes. For more information contact KPB at kpbeauti[email protected]
Aragon’s next city council work session and meeting are scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 at 6 and 7 p.m. at city hall at 2814 Rome Highway, Aragon. Go to www.facebook.com/aragoncityhall or call 770-684-6563 for more information about upcoming meetings.
The City of Cedartown on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Commission meeting room at city hall at 201 East Ave., Cedartown for a work session, if needed. Call 770-748-3220 or visit cedartowngeorgia.gov for more information.
The Development Authority of Polk County will hold their next board meeting on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 at 8 a.m. at the Cedartown Welcome Center to discuss updates, necessary board business and more. The meting is open to the public. For more information, call 678-971-3095.
The Polk County Board of Education will be back in session for upcoming meetings on Feb. 6 for their community input and work session, and Feb. 13 for their regular session. Both sessions are scheduled to start at 6 p.m. and are held in the board meeting room at the Polk School District Central Office in Cedartown at 612 S. College St. Visit www.polk.k12.ga.us for more information ahead of upcoming meetings.
The Polk County Commission is back in session on Monday Feb. 5 and Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. The first session starts at 5:15 p.m. on Monday, and 7 p.m. on Tuesday for their work session and regular meeting, both at the Board of Commission meeting room at the Polk County Police Department at 73 Cline Ingram Jackson Road, Cedartown. Go online to polkgeorgia.org for agendas and more.
The Rockmart City Council is set to meet for their first monthly session of the new year on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall, located at 316 N. Piedmont Ave., Rockmart. For more information visit Rockmart-ga.gov or call 770-684-5454.
The Polk County Board of Tax Assessors meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 9 a.m. in the Polk County Administration Building, suite F. Call their office at 770-749-2108 for more information or visit http://www.qpublic.net/ga/polk.
Want to get involved in making Rockmart a better place? Join Rethink Rockmart and get involved in community cleanup efforts, revitalization of local neighborhoods and more. The group meets on the third Thursday of each month. Get involved at facebook.com/rethinkrockmart.
One correction is needed on a story published back in the Dec. 13, 2017 edition on the school board about the amount of money QSS-Ashton receives from the district. Nutrition Director Dr. Linda Holland stated the amount bid and approved for Ashton, LLC administrative cost is 34 percent, and that their sub pay rate remains the same, with no change made at all.