Meeting Notice - This Friday
The Mayor & Council will hold a special called meeting on Friday – June 21st at 4pm. The purpose of this meeting is to approve the Election and Building Inspection and Planning and Zoning Intergovernmental agreements with Newton County as part of the Service Delivery Strategy.
NEWBORN'S FUTURE PLANS!
Click to read our new (DRAFT) Town Plan. Your input is very welcome by contacting Town Hall before the next Town Meeting June 3 7 pm. At that time the Council will vote on this plan.
Thanks for the help of concerned citizens in crafting this draft!!
Welcome to Newborn Town Park!
Don't you LOVE the new gate! It features our motto, "A Town With Characters" and a lovely tree, because we do love our trees.
The new fencing isn't to keep anyone out, but to keep the chilluns inside and the balls from running on the road.
The artful gate was crafted locally by artist/owner Andrew Bakot at Free Flow Metal Works and Custom Product, you can find them on Facebook too! Or, visit them at the upcoming Hornyhead Festival in Newborn on April 27.
Good reviews from the recent
Click here to see the most current report on our water - we are in violation but taking steps. No need to boil water.
Just Checking My Mail
The old-timers in Newborn tell us how fun it was to go downtown twice a day to check the mail when it came in on the train.
Here's how a lot of folks check their mail now! Wifi is available until 9 pm at night near Town Hall at no charge.
Mayor and Citizens "Reshaping The Heart of Newborn"
Mayor Gregg Ellwanger was recently interviewed for the Newton Trails Newsletter:
"This is a story of government refocusing its priorities when its citizens redefine theirs."
"Newborn, a picturesque and historical town of more than 800 in eastern Newton County, may be removed from the bustle of urban life, but its residents share connections to the same changing needs and attitudes as Atlanta and beyond."
Read the rest of the article here.
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Town Of Newborn's E-Verify ID #: 151331
Date of authorization: September 11, 2008