The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening. Their meeting will get begin at 6:30 pm at City Hall, located at 601 Broad Street. A discussion on face masks is on the agenda.
Mayor Bill Collins has expressed a desire to mandate masks in public spaces within the city limits, although face coverings have not been mandated by the state. He indicated after a joint meeting of the City and County Commissions last Wednesday that he expects a vote on the matter in the near future.
City Commissioners will also hear the recommendation of their Community Development Committee to petition the state of Georgia to allow the city to relocate the General Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument to Fort Norton. The statue is currently located at Myrtle Hill Cemetery.
Find a link to the City Commission’s full agenda for tonight on Facebook via the City of Rome, GA – Government’s page.
Floyd County Commissioners are slated to meet this Tuesday at the county’s Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. They’ll hold a caucus at 4 pm to be followed by their regular meeting at 6 pm. Those who attend must wear a face mask and practice social distancing. A COVID-19 marketing plan is among the items on their lengthy agenda, which may be viewed at www.romefloyd.com.