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Public Hearings/Notices

NOTICE OF

PUBLIC HEARING

The Housing Authority of the City of Buford, Georgia, has developed its Public Housing Agency Plan in compliance with the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1999. The Board of Commissioners of the Buford Housing Authority will conduct a Public Hearing on Thursday, January 10, 2008, at 10:00 AM at the Offices of the Housing Authority located at 2050 Hutchins Street, Buford, Georgia. The purpose of this hearing is to discuss the Agency Plan or amendment to Agency Plan and to invite public comment. A draft copy of the plan will be available for review prior to the meeting at the above address. For additional information concerning the public hearing, please call 770-945-5212. Persons with hearing or speech impairment may access via TDD/TTY at 1-800-545-1833, extension 764, or through Georgia Relay at 1-800-255-0135. Should any resident of this public housing authority require transportation or special accommodations in order to attend this meeting, please contact the Housing Authority.

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LEGAL NOTICE

PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ACT OF GEORGIA LAW 1975, P. (4463), AS AMENDED 1982 (GEORGIA LAWS, 1982) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE

TERMS OF:

RICK WILLIAMSON

MICHAEL SMITH

CHARLES E. BANNISTER

AS MEMBERS OF THE GWINNETT COUNTY PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY,

SAID TERMS EXPIRED DECEMBER 31, 2007. INTERESTED PERSONS MAY APPLY TO THE GWINNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, 75 LANGLEY DRIVE, LAWRENCEVILLE, GA 30045 TO REQUEST THAT CONSIDERATION BE GIVEN FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE AUTHORITY.

928-06587847,12/27,1/3,10

NOTICE OF ELECTION

TO THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF GWINNETT COUNTY, GEORGIA IN WHICH THE GWINNETT SCHOOL DISTRICT IS LOCATED:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 5th day of February, 2008, an election will be held at the regular polling places in all the election districts of Gwinnett County, Georgia, in which the Gwinnett County School District is located at which time there will be submitted to the qualified voters of Gwinnett County in which the Gwinnett County School District is located for their determination the question of whether general obligation debt of the Gwinnett School District in the principal amount of not to exceed $750,000,000 (the "Gwinnett Bonds") should be issued, the proceeds of which are to be used and applied for projects for educational purposes of the Gwinnett County School District (the "Gwinnett School District") and for the payment of interest on such Gwinnett Bonds for a period of not more than 18 months from the date of issuance thereof and costs of issuance of such Gwinnett Bonds as described below.

The projects of the Gwinnett County School District to be funded in whole or in part by the proceeds of the Gwinnett Bonds in accordance with the established priorities in its five-year building and technology program are as follows (collectively, the "Gwinnett Projects"):

(a) acquiring new sites for the construction of new schools, support facilities and athletic facilities and the expansion of existing schools and support facilities;

(b) developing sites for constructing and equipping new schools, support facilities and athletic facilities specifically including, but not limited to, the following:

(i) Central Cluster Elementary School,

(ii) Peachtree Ridge Cluster Elementary School #1,

(iii) Berkmar/Meadowcreek Area Elementary School,

(iv) North Cluster Elementary School,

(v) South Cluster Middle School,

(vi) Shiloh Cluster Elementary School,

(vii) Math/Science High School,

(viii) Central Cluster Middle School #1;

(c) making additions to and/or renovating, equipping modernizing and upgrading excisting schools, support facilities and athletic facilities specifically including, but not limited to, the following:

(i) Radloff Middle School,

(ii) Shiloh High School,

(iii) Shiloh Middle School,

(iv) Meadowcreek High School,

(v) Sugar Hill Elementary School,

(vi) Alcova Elementary School,

(vii) Central Gwinnett High School,

(viii) Parsons Elementary School,

(ix) Chesney Elementary School,

(x) South Gwinnett High School

(x) District-Wide Support Facilities; and

(d) modernizing technology and making system-wide technology improvements.

The Gwinnett Bonds, if so authorized, may be issued by the Gwinnett County School District from time to time in whole or in part and in one or more series. The Gwinnett Bonds shall be dated their date of issuance, or, at the option of the Board of Education of the Gwinnett County School District (the "Gwinnett Board"), on the first day of any month thereafter prior to the date of issuance of the Gwinnett Bonds, shall bear interest from such date, payable semiannually on the first days of February and August in each year, commencing August 1, 2008, or the first February 1 or August 1 following the date of issuance of each such series of the Gwinnett Bonds, at an interest rate or rates not to exceed 5.50% per annum (the exact interest rates to be determined by supplemental resolution of the Gwinnett Board prior to the issuance of the Gwinnett Bonds), until paid, and shall mature (serially or, at the option of the Gwinnett Board, by mandatory sinking fund redemption) on the first day of February in the years and amounts, as follows:

Date ; Maximum Principal Payable in Such Year

2009; $0

2010; 0

2011; 0

2012; 0

2013; 0

2014; 2,500,000

2015; 5,500,000

2016; 12,500,000

2017; 17,500,000

2018; 19,800,000

2019; 23,500,000

2020; 25,590,000

2021; 26,905,000

2022; 28,280,000

2023; 29,735,000

2024; 31,255,000

2025; 32,860,000

2026; 34,545,000

2027; 36,315,000

2028; 38,180,000

2029; 40,135,000

2030; 42,195,000

2031; 44,360,000

2032; 46,635,000

2033; 49,025,000

2034; 51,540,000

2035; 54,185,000

2036; 56,960,000

Total $750,000,000

The maximum annual debt service on the Gwinnett Bonds in any year shall not exceed $61,644,775.

Any brochures, listings or other advertisements issued by the Gwinnett Board or by any other person, firm, corporation or association with the knowledge and consent of the Gwinnett Board, shall be deemed to be a statement of intention of the Gwinnett Board concerning the use of the proceeds of the Gwinnett Bonds. YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that the Gwinnett School District will not conduct any performance audit or performance review with respect to the Gwinnett Bonds as such terms are described in O.C.G.A. Section 36-82-100.

Voters desiring to vote for the issuance of the Gwinnett Bonds shall do so by voting "YES" and voters desiring to vote against the issuance of the Gwinnett Bonds shall do so by voting "NO" as to the question propounded below. The ballots to be used at such election shall have written or printed thereon substantially the following:

YES; NO

Shall general obligation debt of the Gwinnett County School District in the principal amount of not to exceed $750,000,000 be issued for the purpose of funding (i) all or a portion of the following projects for Gwinnett County School District (A) acquiring new sites for the construction of new schools, support facilities and athletic facilities and the expansion of existing schools and support facilities; (B) developing sites and constructing and equipping new schools, support facilities and athletic facilities; (C) making additions to, renovating, upgrading and equipping existing schools, support facilities and athletic facilities; and (D) modernizing technology and making system-wide technology improvements (collectively, the "Gwinnett Projects"); (ii) all or a portion of the interest on such general obligation debt for a period of not more that 18 months from the date of issuance of such general obligation debt; and (iii) paying costs of issuance of such general obligation debt?

The several places for holding such election shall be at the regular and established voting precincts of the election districts of Gwinnett County, Georgia, in which the Gwinnett County School District is located and the polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the date fixed for the election.

The last day to register to vote in this election shall be January 7, 2008, through midnight.

All residents of Gwinnett County in which the Gwinnett County School District is located which are qualified to vote at such election shall be determined in all respects in accordance with the election laws of the State of Georgia. This Notice is given pursuant to a Resolution of the Board of Education of Gwinnett County and a Resolution of the Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections.

-s- Louise Radpoff

Chairman, Board of Education

-s-

Vice Chairman, Gwinnett County

Board of Registrations and Elections

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Notice of Application

for Alcohol License

An application for an alcohol license to sell Beer and Wine has been filed with the City of Lawrenceville, GA by the following applicant at the following location, to wit:

Applicant/Owner: RULA ALQAISI

Business Name: UNITED INVESTMENT ENTERPRISE INC.

Location: 200 NEW HOPE RD

The City of Lawrenceville will take public comments on such application until JANUARY 11, 2008 at which time the License Clerk will determine whether to issue the requested license.

928-06588018,1/3,10

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that this office received an application for a distilled spirits license from CAFÉ COCO'S, located at 3540 CLUB DRIVE, LAWRENCEVILLE GA 30044. Said establishment is owner by KWANG JA BYUN. Please submit in writing any information affecting the issuance of a license at said establishment to this office by JANUARY 16, 2008.

Paul Eppinga

Licensing & Revenue

Manager

Gwinnett County

Department of

Financial Services

750 S. Perry Street

Suite 300

Lawrenceville, GA 30045

928-06588106,1/4,10

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that this office received an application for a distilled spirits license from CAFÉ BPM, LOCATED AT 3530 MALL BLVD, SUITE A, DULUTH GA 30096. Said establishment is owner by NANO ENTERTAINMENT INC. Please submit in writing any information affecting the issuance of a license at said establishment to this office by JANUARY 16, 2008.

Paul Eppinga

Licensing & Revenue

Manager

Gwinnett County

Department of

Financial Services

750 S. Perry Street

Suite 300

Lawrenceville, GA 30045

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PUBLIC NOTICE

I, Keith Shewbert representing Norcross Village Partners DBA Northern Star Coffeehouse located at 45 S. Peachtree St., Norcross, GA 30071 have made application to the City of Norcross, Georgia for a Wine Specialty Shop License for the Sale of Wine. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of the General Government Administration Department, City of Norcross, Georgia, 65 Lawrenceville Street, Norcross, Georgia, no later than ten days from the date of this Notice.

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ABANDONED VEHICLES

The following vehicles have been impounded at Quick Drop Impounding (2481 Old Covington Hwy Conyers, GA) and will be deemed abandoned if not retrieved within three weeks from this ads date.

1995 Chevrolet Lumina

green

NO TAG

2G1WN52M5S9319209

3250 Sweetwater Rd.

Lawrenceville GA 30044

2000 Ford Taurus

white

NO TAG

1FAFP56S8YA128168

1400 Herrington Rd.

Lawrenceville GA 30044

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NOTICE OF

APPLICATION FOR

ALCOHOL LICENSE

An application for an alcohol license to serve Beer and Wine has been filed with the City of Lawrenceville, GA by the following applicant at the following location, to wit:

Applicant/Owner: BINDI SHAH

Business Name: VAAMAN LLC DBA EXXON FOOD MART

Location: 49 - B HURRICANE SHOALS RD. LAWRENCEVILLE, GA 30045

The City of Lawrenceville will take public comments on such application until January 18th, 2008 at which time the License Clerk will Determine whether to issue the requested license.

928-07583074,1/10,17

NOTICE OF

APPLICATION FOR

ALCOHOL LICENSE

An application for an alcohol license to serve Beer, Wine and Distilled Spirits has been filed with the City of Lawrenceville, GA by the following applicant at the following location, to wit:

Applicant/Owner: JUNG SON CHUNG

Business Name: EL CHAPARRAL RESTAURANT

Location: 134 S CLAYTON ST STE 9, LAWRENCEVILLE, GA 30045

The City of Lawrenceville will take public comments on such application until January 18th, 2008 at which time the License Clerk will Determine whether to issue the requested license.

928-07583075,1/10,17

NOTICE OF

APPLICATION FOR

ALCOHOL LICENSE

An application for an alcohol license to serve Beer and Wine has been filed with the City of Lawrenceville, GA by the following applicant at the following location, to wit:

Applicant/Owner: JAYSHRI BAROT

Business Name: OM SAIBABA DBA SHELL MART

Location: 850 SCENIC HWY LAWRENCEVILLE, GA 30045

The City of Lawrenceville will take public comments on such application until January 18th, 2008 at which time the License Clerk will Determine whether to issue the requested license.

928-07583076,1/10,17

EXHIBIT "A"

NOTICE OF

BOND ELECTION

TO THE

QUALIFIED VOTERS

OF THE CITY OF BUFORD:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on February 5, 2008, an election will be held at the regular and established polling places in all the election precincts of the City of Buford at which time there will be submitted to the qualified voters of the City of Buford for their determination the question of whether or not general obligation bonds in the aggregate principal amount of $10,000,000 shall be issued by the City of Buford for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, and equipping additional city facilities, including a multi-purpose facility to house and in furtherance of the following: (i) recreation and athletics, (ii) fine arts, (iii) education, (iv) community-wide and campus-wide events and programs, and (v) administrative offices, and other buildings and facilities useful in connection therewith, acquiring property, real and personal, necessary therefore, and paying expenses incident thereto. The bonds, if so authorized, shall be dated either the first day of the month during which the bonds are actually issued and delivered or the first day of the month immediately preceding the month during which the bonds are actually issued and delivered, shall be in the denomination of $5,000 each or integral multiples thereof, shall be numbered from R-1 upwards in accordance with their issuance as shown by the registration books kept with respect to such bonds, shall bear interest payable January 1, 2009, and payable annually thereafter on January 1 in each year, at an interest rate or rates not to exceed 5% per annum, until paid, subject to redemption at the option of the City prior to their respective maturities upon the terms and conditions to be determined by the Commission, and maturing on January 1 in the years and amounts, as follows:

Year; Amount

2014 $666,666.66

2015 666,666.66

2016 666,666.66

2017 666,666.66

2018 666,666.66

2019 666,666.66

2020 666,666.66

2021 666,666.66

2022 666,666.66

2023 666,666.66

2024 666,666.66

2025 666,666.66

2026 666,666.66

2027 666,666.66

2028 666,666.76

The bonds may be made subject to redemption at the option of the City of Buford prior to their respective maturities upon the terms and conditions to be determined by the City Commission of the City of Buford.

The ballots to be used at the election shall have written or printed thereon substantially the following:

___YES

___NO

"Shall General Obligation Bonds in the amount of $10,000,000 be issued by the City of Buford for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, and equipping additional city facilities, including a multi-purpose facility to house and in furtherance of the following: (i) recreation and athletics, (ii) fine arts, (iii) education, (iv) community-wide and campus-wide events and programs, and (v) administrative offices, and other buildings and facilities useful in connection therewith, acquiring property, real and personal, necessary therefore, and paying expenses incident thereto?"

The several places for holding said election shall be at the regular and established voting precincts of the election districts of the City of Buford, and the polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the date fixed for the election. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 21-2-224(a) and (b)(1), since the election is held in conjunction with a presidential preference primary, the registration deadline for such election shall be the close of business on the fifth Monday or, if such Monday is a legal holiday, by the close of business on the following business day prior to the date of such election: to wit, January 7, 2008.

In accordance with O.C.G.A. Section 36-82-1(d), as amended, any brochures, listings, or other advertisements issued by the City or by any other person, firm, corporation or association with the knowledge and consent of City shall be deemed to be a statement of intention of said City concerning the use of the proceeds of the bonds and shall be binding on the City in the expenditure of any such bond proceeds or interest received from such bond proceeds which have been invested, unless the City uses such bond proceeds for the retirement of bonded indebtedness, in the manner provided for in O.C.G.A. Section 36-82-1(d).

Those residents of the City of Buford qualified to vote in the election shall be determined in all respects in accordance with the election laws of the State of Georgia.

This notice is given pursuant to a resolution and ordinance of the City Commission of the City of Buford, adopted on the 20th day of December, 2007.

CITY OF BUFORD

By: /S/

Chairman

/S/

Election Superintendent

of the City of Buford

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PUBLIC NOTICE

OF PROPOSED

CHANGES IN

PRECINCT BOUNDARY LINES

PROPOSAL 2008-01

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Sec. §21-2-262, the following changes to precinct boundaries lines are being advertised. These changes are being made to eliminate split precincts.

072 Martins E & 086 Martins F

The boundary line between Precinct 072 Martins E and Precinct 086 Martins F will follow Pleasant Hill Road from I85 to Shackleford Road and Shackleford Road to Pineland Road. It will follow Pineland Road to Crestwood Parkway and Crestwood Parkway to Pleasant Hill Road. It will follow Pleasant Hill Road to Club Drive.

067 Berkshire I & 148 Berkshire Q

The boundary line between Precinct 067 Berkshire I and Precinct 148 Berkshire Q will follow Harmony Grove Road from CSX Rail Line to Rockbridge Road and Rockbridge Road to Lilburn Stone Mountain Road.

Maps showing these proposed changes may be viewed in the office of the Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections located at 455 Grayson Highway Suite 200, Lawrenceville, Georgia.

The Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections will meet on Thursday, January 17, 2008, at 7:00 P.M. Any person objecting to the changes, as proposed, must file his or her objections in writing, by mail, or in person with the Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. The objections must be filed by 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 17, 2008.

This 10th day of January

-s- Lynn Ledford

Elections Director

Voter 010108

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