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Free COVID-19 Testing in Carroll

Beginning June 8, 2020, free coronavirus testing will be available in our community due to the efforts of several local organizations and individuals. Appointments are not required and you do not have to be exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms to be tested. Walk-ups are welcome. Testing sites, dates and times are below:

MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2020
MOORE’S CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST
REVEREND EDWARD LANDRUM
120 N. PARK STREET
CARROLLTON, GA 30117

TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2020
OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CATHOLIC CHURCH
MSGR. JAMIE VARON/GYLA GONZALEZ
210 OLD CENTERPOINT ROAD
CARROLLTON, GA 30117

TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2020
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF CARROLLTON
REVEREND DR. WOODROW JOHNSON
563 OLD BREMEN ROAD
CARROLLTON, GA 0117

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2020
MOUNT PROSPECT BAPTIST CHURCH
DR. BERNICE BROOKS/ PASTOR JAMES E. POTTS
133 THOMAS DORSEY DRIVE
VILLA RICA, GA 30180

TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2020
PLEASANT GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
PASTOR FREDERICK RICKS
85 EAST HIGHWAY 5
ROOPVILLE, GA 30170

WEDNESDAY, 17, 2020
CLEM COMMUNITY CENTER
PASTOR VINCENT DORTCH OF ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH
2675 HIGHWAY 16
CARROLLTON, GA 30116

REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED/ TESTING 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
1-800-847-4262 OR VISIT: HTTPS://COVID19.DPH.GA.GOV/

Sponsored By:
Georgia Department of Public Health

Supported By:
Dr. Charlie Rouse
Dr. Laura Larson
Michelle Morgan, Carroll County Commission Chair
Carroll County Sheriff’s Office
Carroll County Emergency Management

Budget Summary Notice

A copy of the proposed FY 2020-2021 Budget scheduled for submission to the Mayor and Council is available for inspection at the office of the City Manager located at City Hall, 315 Bradley Street, Carrollton, GA.

The Mayor and Council will conduct a public hearing regarding the proposed FY 2020-2021 Budget at their special called meeting June 8, 2020 at 6:00pm in the 1st Floor Courtroom, 115 West Center Street, Carrollton GA 30117. All interested persons wishing to be heard on the budget are invited to appear. 

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

CITY OF CARROLLTON GENERAL FUND
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                        
Ad Valorem Tax $ 4,825,000                              
Sales Tax                                        $ 4,400,000                              
Franchise Fees                               $ 2,685,000           
Intergovernmental Revenues         $ 8,977,113                  
Fines & Forfeitures                         $ 1,000,000                  
Insurance Premium Tax                  $ 1,900,000                  
Occupation License Tax                 $ 1,400,000                  
Miscellaneous Income                    $    486,936                  
Other Tax Revenue                         $    915,000                 
Licenses and Permits                     $    525,000                  
Charges for Service                        $  1,458,445
TOTAL REVENUES                  $ 28,572,494

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   Police                                              $ 8,509,445
Fire                                                  $ 6,074,113                                              Recreation/Cultural Arts                 $ 6,495,883                                         Streets/Engineering                        $ 2,171,439                                 
General Administration                   $ 3,990,283                                              Community Development               $ 1,031,296                                             
Other Programs/Services                $    300,035
TOTAL EXPENDITURES        $ 28,572,494

CITY OF CARROLLTON WATER AND SEWER FUND
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                        
Water Fees                                     $ 8,830,000                              
Sewer Fees                                    $ 5,500,000                              
Water & Sewer Taps                       $    700,000           
Other Fees / Miscellaneous           $ 1,130,000                  
Fund Balance Allocation                $ 1,990,433
TOTAL REVENUES                    $ 18,150,433

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   General Operations                        $    360,490
Water Filter Plant                            $3,741,624                                            Systems Upkeep                            $ 3,416,267                                         Wastewater Treatment Plant          $ 3,373,859                                           
Water Support / Meters                  $    583,534                                           
Debt Service                                   $    585,880                                            Facilities Maintenance                    $    839,112
Intergovernmental                           $ 5,249,667
TOTAL EXPENDITURES          $ 18,150,433

CITY OF CARROLLTON SANITATION FUND
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                        
Garbage / Landfill Fees                 $ 4,980,000                              
Interest Income                              $    4,000                              
Fund Balance Allocation                $ 1,057,357           
TOTAL REVENUES                  $ 6,041,357

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   Operation and Maintenance          $ 3,789,491
Intergovernmental                          $ 2,251,866
TOTAL EXPENDITURES          $ 6,041,357

CITY OF CARROLLTON HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE TEAM
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                        
Service Revenue / Member Dues    $ 3,000                                      
Interest Income                                $    500                                      
TOTAL REVENUES                    $ 3,500

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   Maintenance & Operations              $  3,500
TOTAL EXPENDITURES          $ 3,500

CITY OF CARROLLTON HOTEL / MOTEL TAX FUND
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                        
Hotel / Motel Tax                            $ 700,000                                              
TOTAL REVENUES                   $ 700,000

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   Appropriations to Other Agencies/ $ 700,000
Tourism / Product Development
TOTAL EXPENDITURES         $ 700,000

CITY OF CARROLLTON DRUG SEIZURE FUND
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                       
Seized Funds                                  $ 100,000                                 
TOTAL REVENUES                    $ 100,000

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   Maintenance & Operations             $ 100,000
TOTAL EXPENDITURES          $ 100,000

CITY OF CARROLLTON LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FUND
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                        
Fund Balance                                 $ 350,000                                 
TOTAL REVENUES                  $ 350,000

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   Street Repaving / Repair                $ 350,000
TOTAL EXPENDITURES          $ 350,000

Mayor and Council Meeting Canceled & Rescheduled

The City of Carrollton Mayor and Council regularly scheduled meeting for Monday, June 1, 2020 has been canceled and rescheduled for Monday, June 8, 2020 at 6:00pm. The rescheduled meeting will be held in the 1st Floor Courtroom of the Public Safety Annex, 115 W Center Street, Carrollton, GA

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

Memorial Day Schedule

City of Carrollton administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 25, 2020, in observance of Memorial Day. All garbage and recycling will be picked up the day following your usual scheduled collection day.

Mayor and Council May Work Session

The Mayor and Council will hold a work session on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of City Hall, 315 Bradley Street, Carrollton, GA. 

 The purpose of the Work Session is to discuss a rezoning, a Special Use Permit, Main Street District boundary expansion, board appointments, employee handbook and the FY20-21 Budget. An executive session regarding real estate matters is also on the agenda.

In an effort to uphold CDC protocols regarding public gatherings, we request that the public call the telephone number posted at the meeting site. A summary of the meeting discussion will be posted on the City website within 48 hours after the meeting. All agenda items are for discussion, no formal vote will occur.

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

Downtown Doors Re-opening

Many downtown and local businesses are beginning to re-open their doors and you can still call in a to-go order to scoop up or have delivered. Many downtown retailers and boutiques have online shopping options available to pick-up or ship right to your door.

Check out the list of merchants and their Facebook pages for current or changes to offerings.

Dining

4amDrive-thru and Delivery
Alley Cat Pick-up
BrowndogDine-in, Outside seating, Pick-up
Butter’dudderPick-up
City TavernOutside seating, Pick-up
Corner CafeDine-in, Pick-up
Gallery Row CoffeeDine-in, Pick-up and Delivery
Highland DeliOutside seating, Pick-up
Irish Bred Pub Dine-in, Pick-up
Kristi’s Southern Eats – Drive-thru and Pick-up
La Fiesta Dine-in, Pick-up
Little Hawaiian Dine-in, Pick-up
La TrattoriaDine-in, Pick-up and Delivery through DoorDash/JackRabbit
Leopoldo’sDine-in, Take-out and Delivery through DoorDash/JackRabbit
LocoMexDine-in, Pick-up and Delivery through DoorDash/JackRabbit
Nama Asian FusionPick-up and Delivery through DoorDash
Pita PitPick-up and Delivery
Samba LocaDine-in, Take-out, Delivery through DoorDash/JackRabbit (starting May 5)
Sam’s House Memphis BBQ(Wednesday-Saturday) Pick-up and Delivery delivery through Uber Eats and Doordash
Shuckers Oyster HouseDine-in, Pick-up and Delivery
Suttons Dine-in, Pick-up

Retail and Services

Artist Palette by RobinPick-up and Delivery (Paintings, Creative Sets)
Elle SalonIn-store, Products available Online
Horton’s BooksIn-store and Online
Indulge Salon & Day Spa – In-store, Products/Gift Certificates Online, Pick-up, Delivery
Institute of Imagination / Play PretendCurbside Creative Service
Laurel Rose Co.In-store, Online
Main Street BoutiqueOnline and Facebook
Merle NormanIn-store, Call Ahead Pick-up, Delivery, Shipping
Square RecordsOnline
Spa 3:16Online and select services available at Bremen location
Underground BooksOnline
Westside Curb Market

Did we miss one? Email us at mainstreet@carrollton-ga.gov and we’ll update!

Kemp Issues Order to Allow Certain Businesses to Reopen

Governor Kemp issued an executive order allowing gyms and fitness centers, barbershops, beauty salons and nail salons to reopen under restricted operations Friday, April 24.

Monday, April 27, restaurants, private social clubs and theaters will be allowed to open under restricted operations.

Businesses that reopen must comply with the state’s social distancing protocols and meet other safety standards. The state has promised to issue additional guidance and guidelines on the measures they will expect businesses to follow.

Read the entire order details at https://carrolltonga.com/wp-conte…/…/2020/04/04.20.20.01.pdf