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Posted on: November 23, 2021

CITY RELEASES ARPA FUNDS APPLICATION AND GUIDELINES FOR DOUGLAS

ARPA SLide

The City of Douglas has been allocated $4.6 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding from the federal government. At the regular City Commission meeting on Monday, November 22, 2021, Mayor Tony Paulk and the City Commission approved the applicat...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

CITY OF DOUGLAS IMPLEMENTS STRATEGIC PLAN APPROACH FOR NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION

Photo of City Officials with DCA Officials at SGRC Reception

The City of Douglas was recently recognized by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for receiving the Community Development Block Grant CDBG), Community Home Investment Program (CHIP) funds and creating a Revitalization Area Strategy (RAS). The Com...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: November 1, 2021

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE - WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT UPGRADES

Public Notice - WWTP Upgrades

The City of Douglas hereby gives notice that the City of Douglas will hold a public meeting on Monday, December 13, 2021, 5pm at the CE Weir Center located at 307 East Bryan Street, Douglas, Georgia, 31533.   The purpose of this meeting will be t...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

CITY OF DOUGLAS HAS TWO TRACTS OF LAND FOR SALE

Bid - Land for Sale Lonnie Street

The City of Douglas has two small residential tracts of land located in the city of Douglas for sale.  Tract One is located at 608 Lonnie Street and is described as “All that tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in Land Lot ...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

COMMMUNITY TOY DRIVE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE

Toy Drive 2021 Half Page

Public Safety Agencies, along with many local community agencies, are hosting the annual Community Toy Drive for boys and girls ages 12 & under.  Coffee County families who are in need of assistance are urged to complete and return applicatio...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: October 28, 2021

DOUGLAS RECOGINIZED AT SGRC AREA OFFICIALS RECEPTION

Photo of City Officials with DCA Officials at SGRC Reception

The Southern Georgia Regional Commission hosted the annual Area Officials Appreciation Dinner at the event venue, The Farm, in Adel, Georgia on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.  City of Douglas officials were in attendance and were recognized by the Ge...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: October 29, 2021

MAYORS YOUTH COUNCIL HOLDS OCTOBER MEETING

PHoto of Youth Council Spotlight member Jalene Debro

On Monday, October 18, 2021, the Douglas Mayor’s Youth Council held its October meeting and recognized October as Passionately Pink Month in Douglas and Coffee County.  The meeting also highlighted youth in the community and the Future ...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: October 28, 2021

MAYOR'S YOUTH COUNCIL HOLDS OCTOBER MEETING

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On Monday, October 18, 2021, the Douglas Mayor’s Youth Council held its October meeting and recognized October as Passionately Pink Month in Douglas and Coffee County.  The meeting also highlighted youth in the community and the Future ...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: October 26, 2021

MAYOR PRO TEM BOB MOORE HONORED AT CITY COMMISSION MEETING

Photo of Mayor Tony Paulk with Mayor Pro Tem Bob Moore

At the City Commission meeting on Monday, October 25, 2021, Mayor Tony Paulk announced the resignation of Mayor Pro Tem Robert “Bob” Moore.

“While I had hoped to return to my duties, I find I will be unable to fulfill them sin...

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City of Douglas News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Georgia Rental Assistance Program

DCA Rental Assistance Program

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

Public Notice 1

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

Graphic of City Hall Offices Relocations

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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