News Line for Centerville

Centerville council wants to keep millage rate steady
City Council agreed Tuesday to pursue keeping the city’s millage rate the same as last year’s -- 11.0972 mills.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Centerville council OKs live chickens in city limits
The City Council passed ordinances Tuesday governing keeping chickens in the city and dealing in precious metals and gems.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Centerville takes up chicken, gem dealer measures
City Council saw on Tuesday versions of two new ordinances it began discussing last month -- one regarding chickens in the city and the other dealing with shady precious metals and gems dealers.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Centerville approves $7.6 million budget
The City Council approved its $7.6 million fiscal 2015 budget Tuesday.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Centerville on track to approve budget later this month
The city’s $7.6 million fiscal 2015 budget is on track for passage in two weeks.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Report: Half of Middle Georgia cities lost population
About half of Middle Georgia’s cities lost population in a recent year, while growth in the rest slowed, new U.S. Census Bureau estimates suggest.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Centerville seeks to make businesses delinquent on taxes pay up
City Councilman Randall Wright is asking for a new ordinance “with teeth” to make a few Centerville businesses delinquent in city taxes pay up -- or quit doing business.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Centerville council gets first look at proposed $7.6 million budget
City Council received a proposed $7.6 million budget for review during its regular meeting Tuesday.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Centerville recognizes officer of the year
City Council used its Tuesday work session primarily to make proclamations, have discussions and honor a member of the police department.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Centerville officials focus on economic development
City officials are concentrating on economic development during a three-day planning retreat that began Monday and ends Wednesday.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Officials cut ribbon on $2.1 million Centerville police station
From the police chief to the mayor to the county commission chairman, officials speaking at Wednesday’s ribbon cutting for the city’s new police station thanked the public for its support.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Houston mayors praise regional cooperation
The mayors of Centerville, Perry and Warner Robins came together Thursday to praise regional cooperation and describe some shared challenges.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Centerville council agrees to salary increases
The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a sweeping change to personnel salaries and how they are given.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Centerville council tinkers with job titles
The City Council approved job descriptions and titles during its regular meeting Tuesday, which shifted roles and created assistant chiefs in the city’s police and fire departments.
Source: Macon Telegraph