City agrees to keep borrowing fed rifles
by Bridgette Bonner
March 20, 2013 12:30 AM | 2285 views | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
POWDER SPRINGS — City Council members signed an agreement Monday to continue borrowing two rifles through a federal government program.

The federal government had an excess of rifles, and loans them to local law enforcement agencies, City Clerk Dawn Davis said. Powder Springs officials will relay to the federal government that the two rifles are still needed and in use. The feds require the agreement to account for all the loaned rifles, Davis said.

Officials also voted to authorize the mayor to repay Cobb County grant funds. The city used Cobb County Community Development Block Grant funds to renovate the Ron Anderson Recreation Center nine years ago and made a commitment to the county to give back portions of the funds over 10 years.

Powder Springs will pay back $45,785 this year and will complete payments in 2014, Davis said.

City Council also tabled a public hearing for an alcohol license for La Parilla restaurant. The hearing is April 1.
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March 20, 2013
So last October Cobb County spent $500,000 at Clyde Armory on 385 new AR-15 rifles when the Feds were passing them out for free?

I smell a need for some more of MDJ's excellent investigative journalism. If only it could be resurrected from the 1960s!

How about instead of the sordid details of the waste of $500,000, the MDJ tell us who visits whom for Pesach next week, or which family's grand daughters donned their new Easter dresses at the egg hunt on the Square? Or maybe tell us some more about how we need more taxes here in RINO Mecca, Cobb County Georgia? Or hey, maybe some hot new football kid is deciding which high school to attend next fall. Do tell!
March 20, 2013
I think we need a citizens committee much like the grand jury to look into all the waste through the police departments especially small departments that like to cover up things. Hint Hint Powder Springs.
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