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Powder Springs readies for park’s spring opening

In anticipation of the spring opening of the city’s downtown park, the Powder Springs City Council decided on Dec. 2 to approve four contracts related to the park.

They include:

  • Low costs to Robin Roberts Promotions to develop and host the spring grand opening of the downtown park with a three-day festival. Costs to the city would include city-provided security and an estimated $100 liquor license for beer and wine sales.
  • $40,000 to RCS Productions for concerts on July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 12 and. in 2021, May 16. RCS Productions has been providing single as well as series entertainment throughout the Atlanta area since 1982, including in Powder Springs, Woodstock and Fayetteville to name a few.
  • $5,000 for the city's first Juneteenth celebration from noon to 9 p.m. on June 20 in downtown Powder Springs that would be sponsored by the city and Three Rounds. The city's cost would provide for security personnel, sanitation and marketing services.
  • $15,000 agreement with Ricketts Rhodes Events to develop and host the Independence Day celebration on July 4 in the downtown park.