Notice of Special Called Meeting

The City of Carrollton Mayor and Council will hold a Special Called Meeting on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 2:00pm in the 1st Floor Courtroom, 115 West Center Street, Carrollton, GA. The public is invited to attend. 

The purpose of the meeting is for Brett Ledbetter to take the Oath of Office for the Ward 2 Councilmember position.

Anyone requiring special needs should contact Faith Pullen at City Hall at 770-830-2000 or fpullen@carrollton-ga.gov prior to the meeting.

Debates for City Elections

The League of Women Voters of Carrollton-Carroll County announces the schedule for Carrollton Municipal Election Candidate Forums. There are 4 races with 12 candidates.

September 23rd – Monday, 6:30 pm – Wards 2 & 4 Race
September 24th – Tuesday, 6:30 pm – Ward 3 Race
September 25th – Wednesday, 6:30 pm – Mayoral Race

The location of the forums will be at the Carrollton Public Safety Complex, Court/Council Chambers, 115 West Center Street, Carrollton, Georgia. That is where the City Council meets in the back of City Hall.

Here is how the forum will be conducted. Full Protocols can be found here. Candidates are required to read the Protocols before the Forum and will be asked to sign a statement that they have been read.

The Forum will begin at 6:30 pm. Candidates should be in their seats at 6:20 pm. A representative of the League of Women Voters of Carrollton – Carroll County will welcome all participants, give brief statements about the League, and introduce the Moderator. The Moderator will welcome the participants. The Moderator will introduce the Assistant Moderator, the Operational Chairperson, the Timekeeper, the League Monitors, the Media, and the Candidates, stating the office they are seeking. The Moderator will give a quick overview of the Protocols. The Moderator will encourage members of the Audience and Media to submit questions for use in the Forum. Notecards for that purpose will be given out by the League Monitors. Candidates will give prepared opening remarks of equal length in time as prescribed by the Moderator. The Moderator will ask for questions from the Audience and Media to be written and given to the designated League Monitors. The Moderator will begin with questions generated by the LWVCCC Voter Services Committee and proceed through written submitted questions from the Audience and Media. The Assistant Moderator will vet the questions, arrange the questions by related topics, combine duplicates, shorten them when appropriate, and give them to the Moderator. The Moderator will direct the questions to the Candidates and tell them the time constraints. Please note that all questions submitted cannot be answered in the time allotted. After the Q&A period, each Candidate will make closing remarks and or rebuttals of equal time as prescribed by the Moderator. The Moderator will thank the participants and bring the Forum to a close. Candidates are encouraged to speak informally with Voters after the Forum.

Please note in particular, the Protocols sate, “If a Candidate has an unexpected conflict and is unable to attend, he or she should notify the LWVCCC Candidate Forum Chairperson as soon as possible by phone. In the event that there are two Candidates running for the same office and one of those Candidates is not present, for whatever reason, that portion of the Forum will be canceled.  If the Forum has just that one office in contention, the entire Forum will be canceled. In the event that there are three or more Candidates running for the same office and one of those Candidates is not present, for whatever reason, the Forum will proceed with the remaining Candidates.” 

If anyone has any questions, please email the League at lwvccc@gmail.com. Robin Collins,  LWVCCC Candidate Forum Operational Chairperson

Notice of Special Called Meeting

The City of Carrollton Mayor and Council will hold a Special Called Meeting on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. in the 1st Floor Courtroom, 115 West Center Street, Carrollton, GA. The public is invited to attend. The purpose of the Special Called Meeting is to discuss and consider the following item: City of Carrollton Millage Rate.  

Anyone requiring special needs should contact Faith Pullen at City Hall at 770-830-2000 or fpullen@carrollton-ga.gov prior to the meeting

Public Hearing: Mayor and Council Meeting Cancellation and Notice of Special Called Meeting

The City of Carrollton Mayor and Council regularly scheduled meeting for Monday, September 2, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. has been cancelled and rescheduled as a Special Called Meeting to be held on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Municipal Court Room/Council Chambers of the Public Safety Annex located at 115 West Center Street, Carrollton, GA.  

The September 9, 2019 Agenda for will be posted to the City website by 5:00 p.m. on September 2, 2019. 

Anyone requiring special needs should contact Faith Pullen at City Hall at 770-830-2000 or fpullen@carrollton-ga.gov within 3 business days prior to the meeting.

Notice of General Election and Special Called Election

General Election

TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF THE CITY OF CARROLLTON, GA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 5th day of November 2019 an election will be held in the regular six (6) polling places for the City of Carrollton.

This election will be for the following offices:
Mayor – Qualifying Fee –  $180.00
City Council, Wards 3 and 4 – Qualifying Fee $ 108.00
City School Board, Wards 1 and 4 – Qualifying Fee $ 126.00
City School Board, At Large Seat – Qualifying Fee $126.00        

Qualifying will take place in the office of the Carrollton City Clerk, Carrollton City Hall, 315 Bradley Street,  Carrollton, GA  beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 , and shall end on Friday, August 23, 2019  at 4:30 p.m.

All candidates offering for Mayor must be a registered voter in the City of Carrollton for a period of twelve months prior to the election and be at least 30 years of age.

All candidates offering for City Council must be a registered voter in the City of Carrollton for a period of twelve months prior to the election, live in the ward you are qualifying for, and be at least 25 years of age. 

All candidates offering for School Board By Ward must be a registered voter in the City of Carrollton for a period of twelve months prior to the election, live in the ward you are qualifying for, and be at least 21 years of age.  All candidates offering for School Board At Large must be a registered voter in the City of Carrollton for a period of twelve months prior to the election and be at least 21 years of age. 

The last day to register to vote in this election will be Tuesday, October 7, 2019.

In the event of a Runoff from this election, it will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

For further information on this election, you may contact the Board of Elections and Registration at 770-830-5823 or the City of Carrollton at 770-830-2000.

Published at the request of Greg Rigby, Election Supervisor, and the Governing authority of the City of Carrollton, GA.


Special Called Election

CALL FOR SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF CITY COUNCIL WARD 2

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-540, a special election shall be held in the city of Carrollton to fill the unexpired term in the office of City Council Ward 2 caused by the resignation of Rory Wojcik. The special election will be held on November 5, 2019.

Qualifying for the special election will take place in the office of the Carrollton City Clerk, Carrollton City Hall, 1st floor conference room, 315 Bradley Street, Carrollton, GA beginning Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 8:30am and ending on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 4:30pm. Daily hours for qualifying are 8:30am to 4:30pm. The qualifying fee shall be $108.00. Qualifications to hold a City Council seat are set forth in the City’s charter, a copy of which can be obtained from the City’s website www.carrolltonga.com .

All persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to vote in the special election may register to vote through the close of business on Tuesday, October 7, 2019. Early voting will be held October 14, 2019 – November 1, 2019 at the office of Carroll County Election Supervisor Greg Rigby, 423 College Street, lower lobby, Carroll County Administration Building, Carrollton, GA from 8:00am to 5:00pm each day. The special election will be held in all regular polling places in City Council Ward 2, Carrollton, GA. The polls will open at 7:00am and close at 7:00pm on Election Day.

Should a runoff election be required, such runoff will be held on December 3, 2019.

This call is issued by the City Clerk, City of Carrollton, Georgia.

Public Hearing: Mayor and Council Special Called Meeting / Work Session

The City of Carrollton Mayor and Council will hold a Work Session on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Conference Room of City Hall, 315 Bradley Street, Carrollton, GA. 

The purpose of the Work Session is to discuss the following items: variance request for The Bellamy student housing, citizen donation policy, CVB intergovernmental agreement, NSP construction bid and an executive session for real estate and litigation matters. 

The public is invited to attend. Anyone requiring special needs should contact Faith Pullen at City Hall at 770-830-2000 or fpullen@carrollton-ga.gov within 3 business days prior to the meeting.