Carbon Properties proposes revitalization project timeline, forum set

AIKEN ­– The City of Aiken’s preferred development team for Downtown has proposed a construction timeline calling for the disposal of surplus City property and the renovation and expansion of the historic Municipal building as approved by the citizens in a 2010 referendum be under construction as early as this Fall.

City budget focuses on Public Safety, infrastructure with no millage increase

Aiken City Council will meet Monday June 12, to consider a FY 2018 budget that bolsters the City’s efforts to protect the health, lives, property and safety of Aiken citizens through large investments in law enforcement and infrastructure. Despite the emphasis on these priorities, spending in the operations portion of the budget remains flat and the budget requires no property tax millage increase.

Food truck public input sought

Food trucks are back on the agenda for the City of Aiken Planning Commission. The commission will invite public comment Tuesday, June 13, on a proposed measure governing when and how food trucks can operate in the City.