There will be a Special Election on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 to fill the unexpired term of Alderman Post 3 which expires Dec 31, 2015.
The following individuals have qualified to run for the Post:
Patrick D. Cooney
|C. Kevin Wigington|
Voting will take place in conjunction with the Statewide & County General Primary Election. Your polling place where you will vote will be the location indicated on your Voter ID Card listed as the County Polling Place. No voting will take place at Roberts School.
If you would like to receive an “Application for Official Absentee Ballot”, you may obtain one at the City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, 4415 Senator Russell Avenue or go to www.CobbElections.org - No “reason” is required. Ballots will be mailed starting April 4, 2014.
Advance Voting will be April 28 – May 16, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. & May 10, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Cobb Elections 736 Whitlock Ave, Marietta 30064-4663
Satellite Voting will also be available at NorthStar Church, 3413 Blue Springs Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144, May 12 – May 16, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
For more information go to www.CobbElections.org or call 770-528-2581
Town Hall Meeting - City Hall
The Acworth Town Hall Meeting will be held Wednesday, April 16th at 6:30 p.m. at Acworth City Hall (4415 Senator Russell Avenue) in the Council Chambers.
These informative meetings are beneficial for residents of the community to connect with the local officials & city staff and to hear of the activities that are ongoing in the City. We hope you can make plans to attend..
Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival - Cauble Park
The North Cobb Rotary Club, City of Acworth, and the Georgia Barbecue Association are proud to announce that the 5th annual Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival presented by Superior Plumbing will be held at Cauble Park on Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10. All proceeds will be distributed amongst several local charities, so every come out and help make a difference in your community!
Join us Friday night for a concert under the stars, and again on Saturday for the best BBQ around! Teams from all over the Southeast will compete in professional and amateur divisions to see who will take home the title for 2014. On Friday night, festivities will begin at 6:00 p.m. and continue until 10:00 p.m. At 7:00 p.m. local band The Mustangs will take the stage! In addition to the concert, there will be a special competition called "Lord of the Wings". Each team will be preparing their own special flavor of chicken wings and you get to be the judge! On Saturday, festivities will begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue until 5:00 p.m. There will be another people's choice competition where you get to be the judge, and taste different BBQ entries from all of the participating cook teams! For a small fee, you can taste your way through some of the best BBQ in the Southeast!
Parking will not be available at the park so please park downtown and use the provided shuttles.
For more information on this event, please visit www.smokeonthelake.org.
Public Works Department - Announcement
Mosquito Spraying for 2014 will commence the week of 21 April and continue until the end of warm weather, approximately 1 September. Spraying will start on the south side of town, from the CSX Rail Line toward the lake on Wednesday 23rd of April. The north part of town will be sprayed the following Wednesday. This alternating two week schedule will be followed until September. The material data safety sheet (MSDA) for the product used to eradicate mosquitoes can be viewed by clicking here.