1. City Council Partners with Roger Leggett to Provide Medical Wagon to Paulding Wellstar Hospital

    If you have ever been hospitalized, you may have been hooked to an IV pole and struggled to maneuver for treatment. And if you are a parent of a child who is experiencing these challenges, it can be especially difficult Read on...
  2. Hiram Police department hosts Town Hall Meeting for Citizens and Businesses

    The Town Hall Meeting will be at The Events Place, December 23, 6:00-7:00 pm. The meeting is open to anyone in the community who has an interest in learning about the Hiram Police Department and its plans for 2015. Read on...
  3. Hot Off The Press: The Hiram Herald Winter Edition

    The Winter Edition of the Hiram Herald is now available. Read on...
  1. Hiram Unveils Downtown Concept
    November 25, 2014  – The City of Hiram held another meeting on Thursday, November 20th in which their Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) grant conceptual plan was shared with citizens and property owners.  

    Earlier this year, Hiram was awarded a LCI Grant to develop a plan that would enhance its downtown area while providing connectivity to the surrounding areas using sidewalks, trails, transportation nodes and grids while protecting the historic integrity and heritage of the area.  The plan, while very conceptual, illustrates a variety of mixed-use developments including townhomes, single family village lots, recreational fields, open space, parking areas, amenities and the like.
    Atkins planning consultants, John Boudreau and Rich Rohrer, presented the plan and fielded questions from the audience.  They emphasized that the plan was conceptual in nature as the layout included man parcels and areas that were not owned or controlled by the City.  For the plan to evolve, private property owners would have to be willing to support the type of development illustrated in the design. 
    According to city manager Robert T. Rokovitz, “It was exciting to see how the visioning process would be portrayed in a design developed by John and Rich and their staff at Atkins.” “Having seen communities transform into live, work and play environments as a direct outcome of progressive planning, I am confident that Hiram is now even more poised to do the same based on this incredible visionary plan,” continued Rokovitz.
    Special thanks are given to the City’s partners in this endeavor including our lead consultant, Jack Burnside, Allison Duncan and Courtney Verdier at the Atlanta Regional Commission, and David Howerin at the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission.  Further, none of this could be accomplished without the Hiram City Council, the Hiram City Staff, the Olde Town Hiram Business Association and the citizens who have been engaged throughout this process.  
    The PowerPoint presentation and conceptual images are available at Livable Communities Initiatives website page, Hiram LCI Information
    To learn more and express comments and opinions, please visit the website or contact your city hall at 770--943-3726.