The City of Acworth has a Mayor, a Board of Aldermen, and a City Manager. The Mayor is the Chief Executive Officer of the City of Acworth. The role of the mayor is to preside at meetings of the Board of Aldermen and vote on issues in the case of a tie. The Mayor also signs deeds and contracts, cosigns checks, calls meetings of the board, executes city ordinances, and appoints members to committees. The Board of Aldermen determines city policies, adopts city ordinances, approves the budget, sets the millage rate, and supervises the City Manager. The City Manager carries out the day-to-day executive duties for the City of Acworth.
Acworth receives its drinking water from the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority. Water for the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority comes from two locations; the Wyckoff Treatment Division, supplied by Lake Allatoona, and the Quarles Treatment Division, supplied by the Chattahoochee River. Acworth’s drinking water is delivered to residents by the Cobb County Water System. In addition to providing water to the residents of Acworth, the Cobb County Water System provides water to more than 495,000 people in the unincorporated portions of Cobb County and Kennesaw.
Acworth fire services are managed by Cobb Fire And Emergency Services, located at:
1596 County Services Parkway
Marietta, GA 30060-4021
Acworth Fire Station #11
4550 Cowan Road
Acworth, Georgia 30101