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Posted on: October 17, 2019

View All the Upcoming SPLOST 7 Projects!

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The full list can also be downloaded here

Note:  After SPLOST 7 revenue collections exceed $420 million, the next $10 million will be allocated as follows:

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City Highlights
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Pilot Program for Downtown Workers

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The City of Savannah is offering downtown workers a flexible form of transportation through the use of the iPhone and Android app “Downtowner” which offers on demand rides within the downtown area.

The need for such a service for late-night downtown worker...

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City Highlights
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Get Engaged With City Projects!

Speak Up Sav

Speak Up Savannah is a new social media space constructed to make it easy for Savannah residents to get involved, participate in community decisions and provide ideas and feedback on a variety of topics affecting our community.

Through this new platform, w...

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City Highlights

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020 Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, II Mayor Johnson media conference

Mayor Johnson media conference – March 31, 2020 Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, II

 

  • Good morning and thank you for joining us and continuing to partner with us to make sure that the most up to date information about Savannah&am...
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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Additions to enhanced emergency declaration

Media AnnouncementMarch 25, 2020For Immediate Release

Additions to enhanced emergency declaration

SAVANNAH, GA (March 25, 2020) — Today, Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, announced additions to and clarifications of the enhanced emergency declaration for ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Talking Points for Mayor Johnson media conference – March 24, 2020

 

Mayor Johnson media conference – March 24, 2020

 

Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, IIVer en español

  • Good morning.  Today’s media availability is entirely devoted to the City’s resp...
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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 20, 2020

City departments limiting public access

 

Media AnnouncementMarch 20, 2020For Immediate Release

 

City departments limiting public access

 

SAVANNAH, GA (March 20, 2020) - In response to Mayor Van R. Johnson’s emergency declaration, City Manager Pat Monahan has a...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 media briefings scheduled

 

Media AnnouncementMarch 20, 2020For Immediate Release

 

 

COVID-19 media briefings scheduled

 

SAVANNAH, GA (March 20, 2020) — Mayor Van R. Johnson, II will begin hosting regular media briefings next week to provi...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Mayor declares local state of emergency

 

Media AnnouncementMarch 19, 2020For Immediate Release

 

 

Mayor declares local state of emergency

 

SAVANNAH, GA (March 19, 2020) — Today, Mayor Van R. Johnson, II declared a local state of emergency in the City o...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Mayor Johnson remarks regarding St. Patrick’s Day celebration

Mayor Johnson St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Update –
March 11, 2020
Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, II
 

·       Good evening and thank you for joining us as we update you with the ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Mayor Johnson to Hold First Media Conference

Media AdvisoryJan. 3, 2020For Immediate Release

Mayor Johnson to Hold First Media Conference

SAVANNAH, GA (Jan. 3, 2020) — Mayor Van R. Johnson, II will hold a media conference on Monday, Jan. 6 at 10 a.m. to share updates and information on a few...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 30, 2019

City to Provide Update on Train Noise/Safety Efforts, Nov. 1

Media AdvisoryOct. 30, 2019For Immediate Release

City to Provide Update on Train Noise/Safety Efforts, Nov. 1

SAVANNAH, GA (Oct. 30, 2019) —The City of Savannah has been working actively with partners from the state and the private sector to addre...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 29, 2019

City hosting Canal District master plan summit

News ReleaseOct. 29, 2019For Immediate Release

City hosting Canal District master plan summit

SAVANNAH, GA (Oct. 29, 2019) — The City of Savannah will be hosting a Canal District Master Plan Review Summit on Wednesday, Nov. 6 and Thursday, Nov. 7 ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 21, 2019

City Hosting Second Archaeology Ordinance Meeting

 

NEWS RELEASEOct. 21, 2019For immediate release

City Hosting Second Archaeology Ordinance Meeting

SAVANNAH, GA. (Oct. 21, 2019) — The City of Savannah will be hosting a second meeting to discuss the formation of an archaeology ordinance o...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Parks and Recreation to host Trunk or Treat

NEWS RELEASEOct. 8, 2019For Immediate Release

Parks and Recreation to host Trunk or Treat

SAVANNAH, GA (Oct. 8, 2019) — The City of Savannah Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their annual Trunk or Treat events:

  • Friday, O...
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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Call for Artists for “Art on Waters”

News AnnouncementOctober 4, 2019For Immediate Release

Call for Artists for “Art on Waters”

SAVANNAH, GA (October 4, 2019) — The City of Savannah’s Office of Business Opportunity and Cultural Resources Department are r...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Input Sought on Proposed Archaeology Ordinance

NEWS RELEASEOct. 3, 2019For Immediate Release

Input Sought on Proposed Archaeology Ordinance

SAVANNAH, GA (Oct. 3, 2019) — Since the early 1970s, the City of Savannah has developed and approved ordinances to protect the National Historic Landmark ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 2, 2019

City hosting Canal District community input meeting

City hosting Canal District community input meeting

SAVANNAH, GA (Oct. 2, 2019) — The City of Savannah invites community members to participate in a public meeting focused on water and connectivity in the Canal District on Thursday, Oct. 10, 6 p....

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 19, 2019

City hosting meeting to discuss potential archaeology ordinance

Media ReleaseSept. 19, 2019For Immediate Release

City hosting meeting to discuss potential archaeology ordinance

SAVANNAH, GA (Sept. 19, 2019) — The City of Savannah will be hosting a meeting to discuss the formation of an archaeology ordinance on...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 11, 2019

City and SDRA hosting Downtown Savannah 2033 community meeting

NEWS RELEASESept. 11, 2019For Immediate Release

City and SDRA hosting Downtown Savannah 2033 community meeting

SAVANNAH, GA (Sept. 11, 2019) — The City of Savannah, in conjunction with the Savannah Development and Renewal Authority (SDRA), invites...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 11, 2019

City Hosting Free Resource Expo

NEWS RELEASESept. 11, 2019For Immediate Release

City Hosting Free Resource Expo

SAVANNAH, GA (Sept. 11, 2019) — The City of Savannah’s Human Services department, in partnership with the State of Georgia’s Department of Human Se...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 9, 2019

City and Partners Hosting Third Annual Recycling Day

News ReleaseSept. 9, 2019For Immediate Release

City and Partners Hosting Third Annual Recycling Day 

SAVANNAH, GA (Sept. 9, 2019) — The City of Savannah, Keep Savannah Beautiful, and Savannah State University are partnering to host the th...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 5, 2019

City To Donate Extra Meals To Feed Those In Need

 

Media AnnouncementSeptember 5, 2019For Immediate Release

 

City To Donate Extra Meals To Feed Those In Need

Savannah, GA (September 5, 2019) –The City of Savannah today will donate nearly 2,400 meals intended for hurricane first ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 2, 2019

City of Savannah to hold 6 p.m. Media Conference Regarding Hurricane Dorian Preps

 

 

 

Media AnnouncementSeptember 2, 2019For Immediate Release

 

City of Savannah to hold 6 p.m. Media Conference Regarding Hurricane Dorian Preps

 

 

SAVANNAH, GA (September 2, 2019) — The City of S...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Recycling, Litter, and Commercial Refuse Services Closing at 14 Interchange Court

News ReleaseAug. 26, 2019For Immediate Release

Recycling, Litter, and Commercial Refuse Services Closing at 14 Interchange Court

SAVANNAH, GA (Aug. 26, 2019) —The City of Savannah Recycling and Litter Services and Commercial Refuse operations loca...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Reminder: City hosting master plan workshop for Canal District

News ReleaseAug. 20, 2019For Immediate Release

Reminder: City hosting master plan workshop for Canal District

SAVANNAH, GA (Aug. 20, 2019) — The City of Savannah will host a community workshop for the development of a detailed master plan for the ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 13, 2019

City Hosting Savannah Jazz Lecture

News ReleaseAug. 13, 2019For Immediate Release

City Hosting Savannah Jazz Lecture 

SAVANNAH, GA. (Aug. 13, 2019) — The City of Savannah Municipal Archives will host a lecture on the history of Jazz in Savannah on Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. &ld...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 26, 2019

City Hosting Job Fair for Residents – Get Hired on the Spot

NEWS RELEASE

July 26, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Hosting Job Fair for Residents – Get Hired on the Spot 

SAVANNAH, GA (July 26, 2019) — The City of Savannah is encouraging residents to attend a free job fair at the Civic Cent...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Public Notice: Special Council Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Special Council Meeting

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Special Meeting of the City Council on Thursday, August 29, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Savannah City Hall to consider the adoption of a Resolution to procee...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 22, 2019

City Celebrates Green Bike Lane Safety Initiative

MEDIA ADVISORY

July 22, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Celebrates Green Bike Lane Safety Initiative 

SAVANNAH, GA (July 22, 2019) — The City of Savannah will hold a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, July 31 at 9:30 a.m. to celebrate the paintin...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 22, 2019

City Joins International Leaders to Address Coastal Infrastructure Threats

NEWS RELEASE

July 22, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Joins International Leaders to Address Coastal Infrastructure Threats

SAVANNAH, GA (July 22, 2019) —The City of Savannah joined a group of international leaders to explore solutions to coastal in...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 19, 2019

City Designates Park for West Savannah Legend

NEWS RELEASE

July 19, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Designates Park for West Savannah Legend

SAVANNAH, GA (July 19, 2019) —The City of Savannah honored the late Lucius “Bo” Levett with a park dedication today. Levett served on ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Public Notice: Special Council Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Special Council Meeting 

Notice is hereby given that there will be a City Council Special Called Meeting on Monday, July 22, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall.

The AGENDA is as follows:

  • Approval of t...
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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 16, 2019

City Celebrates SPLOST Additions to Coffee Bluff Marina

MEDIA ADVISORY

July 16, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Celebrates SPLOST Additions to Coffee Bluff Marina

SAVANNAH, GA (July 16, 2019) — The City of Savannah will celebrate the new Rosedew Park as an addition to Coffee Bluff Marina on Friday, July ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

Council Work Session 

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regularly scheduled City Council Meetin...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 12, 2019

City Celebrates Opening Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center

NEWS RELEASE

July 12, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Celebrates Opening Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center 

SAVANNAH, GA (July 12, 2019) — The City of Savannah held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 27, 2019

City to Hold Grand Opening for Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center

MEDIA ADVISORY

June 27, 2019

For Immediate Release

City to Hold Grand Opening for Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center

SAVANNAH, GA (June 27, 2019) — The City of Savannah will hold a grand opening weekend for the Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center, ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 27, 2019

District Town Hall Meetings Set For July

MEDIA ADVISORY

June 27, 2019

For Immediate Release

District Town Hall Meetings Set For July

SAVANNAH, GA (June 27, 2019) — District 4 Alderman Julian Miller is scheduling a District Town Hall meeting to discuss the Casey South Drainage Project and t...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Public Notice: Special Council Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Special Council Meeting

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Special City Council Meeting on Tuesday, July 2, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Savannah City Hall to consider the adoption of a Resolution to proceed with emin...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Revenue Department Begins Move to Coastal Georgia Center

NEWS RELEASE

June 26, 2019

For Immediate Release

Revenue Department Begins Move to Coastal Georgia Center 

SAVANNAH, GA (June 26, 2019) — The City of Savannah Revenue Department will soon be moving operations from its temporary location at ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

Council Work Session 

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 19, 2019

City Named Top Employer by Forbes Magazine

NEWS RELEASE

June 19, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Named Top Employer by Forbes Magazine

SAVANNAH, GA (June 19, 2019) — The City of Savannah was just named one of the best employers to work for by Forbes magazine, ranking as the 16th best organiz...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinances

NEWS RELEASE

June 17, 2019

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinances

SAVANNAH, GA (June 17, 2019) — The City of Savannah will hold two public meetings on Wednesday, June 19 & June 26 at 6:00 p.m. at the Liberty ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 13, 2019

New Sylvan Terrace Park is Cause to Celebrate; Neighborhood Improvements Unveiled at Public Event

NEWS RELEASE

June 13, 2019

For Immediate Release

New Sylvan Terrace Park is Cause to Celebrate; Neighborhood Improvements Unveiled at Public Event

SAVANNAH, GA (June 13, 2019) — The City of Savannah held an official opening for Sylvan Terrace Park t...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 11, 2019

NewZo Continues City’s Move Forward

NEWS RELEASE

June 11, 2019

For Immediate Release

NewZo Continues City’s Move Forward 

SAVANNAH, GA (June 11, 2019) — After years of public input meetings with City and MPC staff the new zoning ordinance and zoning map—re...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Grand Opening for Sylvan Terrace Park Set for June 13

MEDIA ADVISORY

June 7, 2019

For Immediate Release

Grand Opening for Sylvan Terrace Park Set for June 13 

SAVANNAH, GA (June 7, 2019) — The City of Savannah will hold a media event Thursday, June 13 at 10:00 a.m. to celebrate the opening of ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

Council Work Session 

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Public Invited to Provide Input on Brownfield Assessment Project

NEWS RELEASE

June 3, 2019

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Brownfield Assessment Project

SAVANNAH, GA (June 3, 2019) — The City of Savannah is inviting residents to participate in a community-wide Brownfield Assessment projec...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 2, 2019

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

PUBLIC NOTICE

June 2, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

SAVANNAH, GA (June 2, 2019) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 10:45 a.m. June 1, at 1499 Grove Point Rd. An estimated 7,005 gallons...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 29, 2019

City Launches Innovative Engagement Platform

NEWS RELEASE

May 29, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Launches Innovative Engagement Platform

SAVANNAH, GA (May 29, 2019) — The City of Savannah has launched an innovative engagement platform geared toward having conversations with residents on major...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Horse Drawn Carriage Tours Suspended May 29th

NEWS RELEASE

May 28, 2019

For Immediate Release

Horse Drawn Carriage Tours Suspended May 29th

SAVANNAH, GA (May 28, 2019) — City of Savannah Code Compliance director Kevin Milton has announced suspension of ALL horse drawn carriage tours in the City...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 21, 2019

East Broad Street at Bolton Street Closing for Major Stormwater Drain Improvements

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

May 21, 2019

For Immediate Release

East Broad Street at Bolton Street Closing for Major Stormwater Drain Improvements

SAVANNAH, GA (May 21, 2019) — East Broad Street at Bolton Street will be closed starting Tuesday, May 28 through M...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Council Work Session Postponed

PUBLIC NOTICE

May 20, 2019

For Immediate Release

Council Work Session Postponed

SAVANNAH, GA (May 20, 2019)— The Savannah City Council Workshop & Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 23 at 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., in City Hall have been postponed...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 9, 2019

City Participates in Worldwide Campaign to Promote Building Safety

NEWS RELEASE

May 9, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Participates in Worldwide Campaign to Promote Building Safety

SAVANNAH, GA (May 9, 2019)— The City of Savannah is participating in the 39th annual Building Safety Month, a worldwide campaign to pro...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 8, 2019

City Debuts Pilot Transportation Program for Downtown Workers

NEWS RELEASE

May 8, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Debuts Pilot Transportation Program for Downtown Workers 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 8, 2019) — The City of Savannah is offering downtown workers a flexible form of transportation through ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 6, 2019

City to Open New Edgemere Sackville Park

MEDIA ADVISORY

May 6, 2019

For Immediate Release

City to Open New Edgemere Sackville Park

SAVANNAH, GA (May 6, 2019) — The City of Savannah will officially open Edgemere Sackville Neighborhood Park on Savannah’s Eastside with a ribbon cut...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Revenue Department Begins Temporary Move

NEWS RELEASE

May 6, 2019

For Immediate Release

Revenue Department Begins Temporary Move

SAVANNAH, GA (May 6, 2019) — The City of Savannah Revenue Department will soon be temporarily moving operations from the Broughton Municipal Building, at Brought...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

Council Work Session 

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting at...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 2, 2019

City Requests Input on Parking Changes

NEWS RELEASE

May 2, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Requests Input on Parking Changes 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 2, 2019) — The City of Savannah is seeking input on lowering the parking rate from $2 per hour to $1 per hour on blocks between Ogletho...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 30, 2019

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

NEWS RELEASE 

April 30, 2019

For Immediate Release 

 

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

 

 

SAVANNAH, GA (April 30, 2019) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 11:43 a.m. April...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 30, 2019

City Taps Zoller as Director of Public Communications

NEWS RELEASE

April 30, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Taps Zoller as Director of Public Communications

SAVANNAH, GA (April 30, 2019) — The City of Savannah has hired Nick Zoller as the Director of the Office of Public Communications. The Office of ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 30, 2019

City Selects New Fire Chief

NEWS RELEASE

April 30, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Selects New Fire Chief 

SAVANNAH, GA (April 30, 2019) — City Manager Rob Hernandez has announced his appointment of Derik Minard as Fire Chief for the City of Savannah. Minard comes fro...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 25, 2019

New April Town Hall Meeting

NEWS RELEASE

April 25, 2019

For Immediate Release

District 5 Town Hall Meeting Set For April 30

SAVANNAH, GA (April 25, 2019) — City Council Member Dr. Estella Shabazz invites the public to a District 5 Town Hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

Council Work Session

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regular scheduled City Council Meeting at 2:00 p.m...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 18, 2019

City Gears up for Earth Day Event in Daffin Park

NEWS RELEASE

April 18, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Gears up for Earth Day Event in Daffin Park

SAVANNAH, GA (April 18, 2019) — The City of Savannah will once again be a major partner in the Savannah Earth Day Festival occurring Saturday, April 2...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Public Notice: 1st Quarter Budget Conference/ Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

City Council 

1st Quarter Budget Conference/ Work Session

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will hold the 1st Quarter Budget Conference/Work Session Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinances

NEWS RELEASE

April 15, 2019

For Immediate Release

Public Invited to Provide Input on Alcohol Ordinances

SAVANNAH, GA (April 15, 2019) — The City of Savannah will hold public meetings on Thursday, April 18 at 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. in the Mason Roo...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 12, 2019

City Crews Respond to Major Sewage Spill

NEWS RELEASE

April 12, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Major Sewage Spill

SAVANNAH, GA (April 12, 2019) — City of Savannah crews responded to a major sewage spill at 7:05 a.m. April 12, at LS 158 at the intersection of Jimmy DeLoach...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Special Council Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Special Council Meeting

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Special City Council Meeting on Monday, April 15, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall.

The AGENDA is as follows:

  • Consideration to appoint an I...
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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 12, 2019

City Manager Rob Hernandez Announces Resignation

NEWS RELEASE

April 12, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Manager Rob Hernandez Announces Resignation

SAVANNAH, GA (April 12, 2019) — Savannah City Manager Rob Hernandez has tendered his resignation effective June 30, 2019.

Since his arrival in October,...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

Council Work Session

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at the Cultural Arts Center, located at 201 West Montgomery Street, prior to the regular scheduled City Council Meet...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 5, 2019

City Launches New Waterways Blog

NEWS RELEASE

April 5, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Launches New Waterways Blog

SAVANNAH, GA (April 5, 2019) — The City of Savannah launched a new blog on its website today called WaterWays. On the first Friday of each month, WaterWays will share ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Savannah Cultural Arts Center Grand Opening Announced

NEWS RELEASE

April 4, 2019

For Immediate Release

Savannah Cultural Arts Center Grand Opening Announced

SAVANNAH, GA (April 4, 2019) — The City of Savannah will hold opening ceremonies for the Savannah Cultural Arts Center on Friday, April 12 and Sat...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 4, 2019

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

NEWS RELEASE

April 4, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Crews Respond to Minor Sewage Spill

SAVANNAH, GA (April 4, 2019) — City of Savannah crews responded to a minor sewage spill at 6:59 p.m. April 3, at 150 Waverly Way. An estimated 405 gallons spil...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Savannah Represented in Delegation to Japan

NEWS RELEASE

April 1, 2019

For Immediate Release

Savannah Represented in Delegation to Japan

SAVANNAH, GA (April 1, 2019) — Two members from the City of Savannah Council have been selected to represent the state of Georgia in the inaugural GEN-J Com...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Hundreds of Residents Turn Out for Job Fair

NEWS RELEASE

November 8, 2018

For Immediate Release

Hundreds of Residents Turn Out for Job Fair

SAVANNAH, GA (November 8, 2018) — Over 800 residents and 100 employers participated in the City’s job fair this Monday.

The City provided resume...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 7, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE
For Immediate ReleaseDate: June 7, 2017

Council Work Session

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, June 8, 2017, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall...Read on...

City of Savannah Public Communications

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 18, 2019

Take our Customer Service Survey

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Please let us know how you think we're doing. Complete the Savannah Fire Customer Service Survey, which can be accessed through the following links: 

https://qaz1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0oBuD1EKfkrTzx3

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Fire Highlights
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Find us on Facebook and Twitter

Social Media

Keep up with the latest news and information from Savannah Fire & Emergency Services by following us on Facebook or Twitter.

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Fire Highlights
Posted on: October 4, 2017

What is ISO and why is it important?

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Savannah is an ISO Class 1 city. ISO stands for the Insurance Service Office. It is a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. ISO expert staff collects information about municipal fire protection efforts in communities throug...

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Fire News

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

February 2020 Responses

February 2020 Responses

SAVANNAH, GA (Thursday, March 5, 2020) – During the Month of February, the Savannah Fire Department responded to more than 564 incidents including 47 fires, 205 emergency medical service and other incident calls, ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

January 2020 Responses

January 2020 Responses

SAVANNAH, GA (Monday, March 30, 2020) – During the Month of January, the Savannah Fire Department responded to more than 646 incidents including 87 fires, 214 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 63 ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

November 2019 Responses

November 2019 Responses 

During the Month of November Savannah Fire Rescue responded to more than 661 incidents including 72 fires, 211 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 53 hazardous condition and explosion calls, 25 public servi...

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Fire News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

October 2019 Responses

October 2019 Responses 

During the Month of October Savannah Fire Rescue responded to more than 676 service calls, including 56 fires, 260 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 62 hazardous condition and explosion calls, 19 ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

September 2019 Responses

September 2019 Fires

 

During the Month of September Savannah Fire Rescue responded to 603 service calls, including 64 fires, 237 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 55 hazardous condition calls, 32 public service calls, 69 smoke sc...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Fire Prevention Week 2019

Savannah Fire Rescue issues special Fire Prevention Week reminders: 

Be fire safe; plan and practice your escape!

SAVANNAH, GA (Tuesday, September 24, 2019) – Structure fires are particularly tragic because four out of five U.S. ...

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Fire News
Posted on: September 20, 2019

July 2019 Responses

Savannah Fire Rescue July Responses

SAVANNAH, GA (Thursday, August 1, 2019) – During the Month of July Savannah Fire responded to 702 incidents, including 105 fires, 1 gas rupture, 236 rescue incidents, 62 hazard calls, 38 service calls, 52 good i...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

August 2019 Responses

August 2019 Responses

 

During the Month of August Savannah Fire Rescue responded to 689 service calls, including 70 fires, 228 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 85 hazardous condition calls, 49 public service calls, 52 s...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

New Apparatus Added to Fire Fleet

New Apparatus Added to Savannah Fire Fleet

SAVANNAH, GA (Thursday, July 18, 2019) – Savannah Fire Rescue is adding three new vehicles to its fleet. Two new Sutphen Pumper Trucks will replace the old apparatus at Station 8 and Station 9, and a new Sutphen L...

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Fire News
Posted on: July 18, 2019

June 2019 Responses

June 2019 Responses

SAVANNAH, GA (Thursday, July 18, 2019) – During the Month of June, Savannah Fire responded to 679 service calls, including 80 fires, 2 incidents involving excessive heat, 228 emergency medical service and other incide...

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Fire News
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Customer Service Survey

Savannah Fire Rescue Customer Service Survey

SAVANNAH, GA (Thursday, July 18, 2019) – Savannah Fire Rescue is developing a new strategic plan. We need your feed back so that we can serve you better. Please use the following links to complete the ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Dedication of Memorial to Master Firefighter Michael Curry

A memorial to Savannah Fire & Emergency Services Master Firefighter Michael Curry was unveiled by Nine Line Apparel 10 a.m.  Thursday, October 12 at 450 Fort Argyle Road, Savannah. Savannah Fire & Emergency Services administrators were in...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Keep the Savannah Fire wreath green

During the 2016 Holiday Season there were fires in 28 Savannah Homes — that’s one fire ever other day in November and December.

Savannah Fire wants every family to have a fire-free 2017 holiday season. We will release a safety tip for ...

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