Mayor signs Childhood Cancer Awareness proclamation

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CUMMING, Ga. — During the Sept. 15th Regular City Council Meeting, Mayor Troy Brumbalow signed two proclamations. The first was in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness. Randi Green, a young lady who is a cancer survivor, was also honored by members of the American Cancer Society who were in attendance to accept the proclamation. Sept. 20-26 was recognized as Childhood Cancer Awareness Week in Support of the American Cancer Society’s Schools vs. Cancer program. The second proclamation was presented to members of the Forsyth County Retired Educators Association in honor of Retired Educators Day on Nov. 1, 2020.

Mayor Troy Brumbalow also swore in a new member of the Cumming Police Department. William Knight comes to the Cumming Police Department with a decade of service with the Atlanta Police Department, most recently assigned to their motorcycle division. He will be working in the Cumming PD’s Uniform Patrol Division.

In other business during the September work session and regular meeting, City Council:

Accepted the low bid from Cooper & Company for steel work on the Cumming City Center’s buildings A, B, C, D and M; accepted the low bid from Vertical Earth for concrete work on the Center’s parking deck; and accepted the proposal from Cooper & Company for mechanical, electrical and plumbing construction with fire suppression for the Center’s parking deck.

Amended the City’s intergovernmental agreement with Forsyth County Voter Registrations & Elections Office to allow use of the Cumming Park & Recreation Facility at 437 Pilgrim Mill Road as an early voting site for the General Election from Monday, Oct. 12 through Friday, Oct. 30.

Amended the City’s Zoning Ordinance in regards to livestock being kept under certain conditions. This amendment was needed following a request by Otwell Middle School to keep farm animals on school grounds for educational purposes.

Appointed Scott Evans with the Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce to serve as the private sector representative for Cumming and Forsyth County on the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission Board after the previous appointee resigned from this position.

Accepted the low bid from Mid-South Builders, Inc. for installation of 12-inch water line along Hwy. 369 from Settingdown Creek to Dr. Bramblett Road. The project is a result of the Georgia Department of Transportation moving the Settingdown Creek Bridge on Hwy. 369 and operational issues with the Hendrix Road water tank.

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