Kennesaw News
March 5, 2019 Edition
City Hall
Post City Council Meeting Summary
Visit the "What's Current" section of the city website for updates on Kennesaw news, including a summary of actions taken by the Council at their most recent meeting.


Please contact the office of the City Clerk (770-424-8274) if you have any questions.
Touch-A-Truck will take place on Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Depot Park in Downtown Kennesaw. Imagine a playground that allows families to get up-close and personal with big trucks, heavy construction and public safety equipment, cool cars and specialty vehicles... that's Touch-A-Truck! Have a blast watching your kids touch levers, flip switches, and shift gears that make their favorite vehicles whir and rumble at this one-day-only "museum" of local transportation. Admission is FREE. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Touch-A-Truck is an exciting and educational annual community event hosted by the City of Kennesaw's Parks & Recreation, Public Works and Police Departments. If you or your company has a unique vehicle that you'd like to bring out, please contact our office at 770-422-9714.
Kennesaw Cemetery Preservation Foundation Third Annual Golf Tournament
Join the Kennesaw Cemetery Preservation Foundation for the 3 rd Annual Golf Tournament, benefiting the Historic Kennesaw City Cemetery, on Monday, April 22, 2019, at Dogwood Golf Club.

Cost is $90 per person or $320 for a team, includes driving range.

For more information, visit
Reminder from Code Enforcement
Containers shall be removed from the curb location no later than the day following the scheduled collection day and stored on the residential premises at a location not generally visible from the street. Containers shall be securely sealed at all times to control odors, prevent littering, and to keep out rain and animals. Any garbage that litters the ground because a container was not securely sealed, overfilled, or overturned shall be the responsibility of the resident.

(Sec. 74-28. - Garbage and Recycling Containers handling requirements - Residential)
Calling all Law Enforcement Torch Run Supporters
The 2019 Torch Run shirts and hats have arrived! The shirts are available for a $20 donation, the hats are available for a $10 donation or you can receive both for a donation of $30 or more.Donations will be accepted by cash (preferred), or debit / credit card.

There are two ways to get the merchandise:
1. Come by the station to pick it up. While you’re here, get your picture taken with an Officer or two! 
2. If you live in the City limits, or close by, you can have them delivered by an Officer, and you can take a selfie with the Officer!

Email Officer Luther at for more information.
Kennesaw Offers Online Payment Options for Local Businesses
Kennesaw businesses can now make excise tax payments online! Businesses can pay their Liquor by the drink, Hotel/Motel and Motor Vehicle taxes online by visiting the City's website at

This is the Kennesaw Business License Division's first step toward improving efficiency. The next step will be adding the feature that allows our business owners to renew their occupational tax online.
March Events & Meetings
March 4: Mayor & Council Meeting
March 6: Planning Commission
March 9: Touch-A-Truck
March 11: Mayor & Council Work Session
March 11: Keep Kennesaw Beautiful
March 12: Kennesaw Downtown Development Authority
March 14: Cemetery Preservation Commission
March 18: Mayor & Council Meeting
March 19: Historic Preservation Commission
March 20: Kennesaw Development Authority
March 21: Art & Culture Commission
March 25: Mayor & Council Work Session
March 28: Kennesaw Citizens Advisory Committee
March 30: Women's History Month Program
March 30: Spring Backyard Campout
For more information, view the events calendar on our website .