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Macon-Bibb delivering 1,350 trash cans

Macon-Bibb delivering 1,350 trash cans

Beginning February 6, Macon-Bibb County’s Solid Waste Department began delivering more than 1,300 trash cans based on requests submitted through SeeClickFix. Deliveries continue on Fridays and Saturdays the next several weeks to meet the more than 1,400 requests submitted.

Macon-Bibb adds Traffic Engineering to online, phone app service requests

Macon-Bibb County, as part of its effort to better engage the public in improving neighborhoods, is again expanding the use of its mobile service request application, 

SPLOST Advisory Committee presented project updates

On Monday, February 9, the SPLOST Advisory Committee met to hear an update on current and future projects funded by the voter-approved penny sales tax. An update was provided on specific projects – such as the Animal Welfare Center, recreation center upgrades, the Second Street Corridor, and fire stations – by SPLOST Project Manager Clay Murphey. For the recreation centers, Murphey talked about the need to have meetings with staff and the community to determine what is needed and wanted in those area. County Manager Dale Walker also discussed the most recent financial statements; though collections are still under projections about 5%, Macon-Bibb is closely monitoring it to make sure spending matches revenue. 

Public forum for downtown master plan

The Macon Action Plan (MAP) is hosting a community reception on Friday, March 6, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the 

Student leaders meet Selma actresses

Students from Macon-Bibb County’s Georgia Civic Awareness Program for Students (GCAPS) welcomed two actresses – Jordan Christina Rice (an 11 year old from Atlanta) and Ebony Billups (a 14 year old also from Atlanta) – from the highly acclaimed movie, “Selma,” to Government Center on behalf of Mayor Robert Reichert and the Macon-Bibb County Commissioners.

Macon-Bibb delegation attends HOPE Global Forum

This year’s HOPE Global Forum was held in Atlanta from January 15-17, and a twelve-member delegation from Macon-Bibb County and the community were given the chance to attend as a Co-Convening Partner, hear from the speakers, and meet organizers of the event and programs. The delegation heard from experts on financial empowerment for those in the lowest income brackets, make connections with organizations that could help Macon-Bibb County enhance its work in this area, and meet with leaders from the public and private sector working to address financial literacy.

MaconBibbTV Highlights 2nd St Vision Block Opening

MaconBibbTV Highlights 2nd St Vision Block Opening

This past December, Macon-Bibb County reopened the block of Second Street between Cherry and Poplar Streets to vehicular traffic after a short event with comments from Mayor Robert Reichert, Commissioners, SPLOST Advisory Committee Chair Jeffery Monroe, and representatives from TY Lin International and Chris R. Sheridan & Co.

MaconBibbTV was there to cover this milestone event, and you can watch that coverage – including interviews, improvements, and more – by clicking here.