Monday: Coosa Valley Credit Union‘s new main office at 1307 Redmond Road will open for business. The new full service branch, featuring both walk-up and drive through ATMs, is equipped with all the services members are used to, experienced staff, and a few new features to make banking faster and easier. The credit union will retain the old location at 2010 Redmond Circle for operations staff.
Monday: Rome City Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Caucus will be at 5 p.m. in Sam King Room. A couple of agenda items to note:
- A public hearing will be held on the request to rezone 201 and 203A Redmond Road from Low Density Traditional Residential and Office Institutional to Duplex Residential. Property owner Daniel Lee (Jay) Stephenson is requesting rezoning to be able to construct up to four duplexes (eight units) on the two empty lots. Background
- A discussion and vote on a $1.73 million TAD agreement between City of Rome and Berry College’s Lavender Mountain Hospitality Services, LLC for a new Fairfield Inn and Suites at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College. Floyd County voted down their participation in the agreement by 3-2 votes last week. Background
Wednesday: A ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the Mount Berry Trail is scheduled at 10 a.m. The trailhead parking lot is located on Coligni Way behind the U.S. Post Office on U.S. 27 off Marha Berry. Construction of the trail was completed in August. The trail follows the west bank of the Oostanaula River up to Big Dry Creek and spans 1.8 miles. Spriggs Construction was contracted to complete the paving of the trail. This trail is a joint 2013 SPLOST project between the City of Rome and TRED of Rome/Floyd County.