News Line for Tifton

EMA Director discusses 911 with City Council
The Tifton City Council heard from Tift County Emergency Management Agency Director Jason Jones at a recent city meeting. He briefly discussed 911 dispatch protocol — how they receive and dispatch calls.
Source: Tifton Gazette

City looks at health care options for employees, chooses to stay put
The Tifton City Council heard from Skip Hill with Partners Benefit Group at last week’s workshop concerning changes in health care.
Source: Tifton Gazette

City receives DNR recommendations on signs
Now that revisions have been made to the city of Tifton’s sign regulations and have been reviewed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the final draft will be going before the Planning and Zoning Commission.
Source: Tifton Gazette

Tifton designated Purple Heart City; Myon on track for fall move-in
At Monday’s City Council meeting, Vice Mayor Johnny Terrell read a proclamation for recipients of the Purple Heart Medal, designating the city of Tifton as a Purple Heart City. Mayor Jamie Cater was absent due to illness.
Source: Tifton Gazette

Signage debate rages on
Now that the conflict of interest issue has been resolved with Mayor Jamie Cater and any possible violation on signage, the Tifton City Council will proceed with discussion on signage in the Historic District.
Source: Tifton Gazette

Mayor vindicated in signage dispute
After a city resident called out Mayor Jamie Cater at a previous city workshop concerning a conflict of interest issue with signage, City attorney Rob Wilmot has found that Cater is not in violation.
Source: Tifton Gazette

City receives ESG rebate check
The city of Tifton was presented with a $394,193.18 rebate check for 2012-13 from ESG Operations (Tifton/Tift County water and wastewater contracted operators) at Monday’s regular City Council meeting.
Source: Tifton Gazette

Kessee honored on final night as Tift City Council member
There were all smiles and tears Monday evening as Councilwoman Marianna Keesee took her seat for the last time at her final Tifton City Council meeting.
Source: Tifton Gazette

Business owner concerned over stymied business development
The Tifton City Council heard from local businessman John Lowe at Monday’s regular meeting concerning parking lots at his business, located in the 600 block of West Seventh Street.
Source: Tifton Gazette