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Posted on: August 28, 2023

City of Rome Receives USTA Grants

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CITY OF ROME RECEIVES USTA GRANTS TOTALING $70,000 

Funds to be Used Towards Resurfacing 49 Courts at the Rome Tennis Center

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced that it has awarded a $35,000 Tennis Venue Services grant to th...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

Rome Commits to Homeless Housing Plan

Alli Mitchell

Learn about the City of Rome's new rapid rehousing initiative that utilizes a partnership model that does not use local tax dollars and has worked in other cities throughout the country!

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Posted on: July 25, 2023

Safe Emergency Preparedness Academy

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Emergency Management is excited to announce SAFE, an emergency preparedness academy for our community that will meet twice a month at our facility on East 12th Street from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

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Posted on: June 30, 2023

Community Conversation

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The Rome City Commission invited residents to attend a community conversation on gun violence held Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at the Rome City Auditorium. About 250 people showed up for the first in what promises to be a series of meetings to discuss issues r...

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Posted on: June 21, 2023

Water Litigation Update

Water Litigation update

The Rome City Commission has approved a resolution signaling final settlement agreements with the defendants in the City of Rome v. 3M, et al, concerning the City of Rome’s lawsuit over pollution of the city’s drinking water source.&am...

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Posted on: June 15, 2023

Town Green Fountain Hours

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Thanks to our fabulous Public Works Department, the Town Green fountain reopens Friday, June 16. 
-The new hours are 10 am to 10 pm
-Fountain will close for the season on October 31,2023 and will be winterized
-Fountain is located in the he...
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Posted on: May 19, 2023

Big Plans for Banty Jones Park

BANTY JONES PARK GRAPHIC

Thanks to grant money, Banty Jones Park in East Rome will be totally transformed soon with a trail, pavilions, stage, two playgrounds and a splash pad! 
- The state granted Rome $2.2 million from state American Rescue Plan Act funding (ARPA)&n...
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Posted on: February 20, 2023

Bid Opportunities for Local Businesses

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The City of Rome invites local businesses to register for upcoming bid opportunities. Through Georgia Purchasing Group, one of bidnet direct’s regional e-procurement solutions, vendors throughout Floyd County and the State of Georgia are given easy online...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Disaster Relief Program Open to Floyd County Residents

SBA disaster relief loan program.

The U.S. small Business Administration (SBA) is offering disaster loans with no interest and no payments for the first year. This disaster relief program is currently available to residents of Floyd County who sustained flood damage back in September 2022...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Free Rome Transit Days Extended to December 31, 2023

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The City of Rome Transit Department is extending the temporary fare reduction to provide free fixed route Mainline transit service through December 31, 2023! Although fares will be free during this period, other operations will continue as normal...
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Posted on: August 8, 2022

What is a TAD?

Tax Allocation District Example, Courtyard Marriott

The City of Rome will be proposing two new Tax Allocation Districts (TAD); one up the Martha Berry Blvd. corridor; the other in North Rome. TADs help stimulate development in areas where there are opportunities to bring new commerce and new jobs. ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Opt-in for Email & Text Notifications

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists.Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested.Check it out now: Notify Me 

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Rome Roundtable

Rome Roundtable

Rome Roundtable is a brief one-on-one sit down interview with city officials about things that are going on within their department and impacting a broad spectrum of people in the community. 

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

All Things Rome with Doug Walker

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Introducing "All Things Rome with Doug Walker". Doug Walker is the City Public Information Officer who shares information about new projects and developments in the city as well as insights into the inner workings of government to help citizens ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Personalize Your City Website Experience

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By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, you can create a login for the City of Rome web site or use your Facebook profile to access MyAccount.

  • Once logged in,  choose the modules, features and keywor...
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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stay Connected

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Stay in Touch with City of Rome Social Media Pages

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