Buzz: Rome Commission meets Monday, to look at advance funding for 2017 SPLOST projects. Rome BOE called meeting Tuesday to discuss personnel, budget. Household hazardous waste recycling May 19.

The Rome City Commission will meet Monday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. On the agenda will be discussion of a resolution that will allow the City of Rome to advance funds for the 2017 SPLOST so work could begin before the first penny is collected on April 1, 2019. Agenda 

The Rome Board of Education will have a called meeting on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the Board of Education Administrative Offices located at 508 East Second Street. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss personnel, Proposed FY 19 Budget, as well as other items. There will be opportunity for public input regarding the Proposed FY 19 Budget.

The Rome-Floyd Recycling Center is hosting a Residential Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, May 19, at the Center, 405 Watters St. in North Rome. Collection hours are from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and you must call 706-291-5266  to make an appointment.  Please call before 5 pm on Friday, May 18 for an appointment. We describe HHW as anything liquid “that you would not want to drink”. Items typically collected include paint, oil, herbicides and pesticides. If you don’t know what it is, bring it on. We will have a chemist on site to test, load, and remove all material. We will also be collecting electronics such as computers (and all periphery) and televisions, cameras, recorders, etc. The schedule is limited to the first 360 to secure an appointment.

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