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Public Hearings/Notices

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

928-06588341,1/3,10,17,24,31

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that an election will be held in the City of Grayson, Georgia, on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at the Grayson Senior Center, 1 Park Drive, to elect and two members of the City Council. The terms of office for Post 3 Council Member David Schroder and Post 1 Council Member Tammy Shumate expire on the first Monday in January 2009 and their successors are required to be elected in the municipal election scheduled for November 4, 2008; and

All persons desiring to run for the office of City Council Member shall qualify in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Grayson located at City Hall, 475 Grayson Parkway, Grayson, Georgia, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, August 25, 2008 and ending at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 27, 2008. Those desiring to run for City Council Member shall pay a qualifying fee of $10.00. Qualifying fee shall be paid at such time of qualifying. If any person whose name is not on the municipal registration list desires to vote at said election; he or she shall register, on or before 4:30 p.m. on October 6, 2008. Registration forms are available to register in the office of the City Clerk, or before midnight, at any other authorized location, and

Any person who is presently registered as a voter in said City but who now resides outside the city limits is not eligible to vote in said election. All duly qualified electors of the City of Grayson, Georgia, are urged to participate. Those qualified to vote at said election shall be determined in all respects in accordance and in conformity with the laws of the State of Georgia, and

Polls will open for this November 4, 2008 election at 7:00 a.m. and will close at 7:00 p.m. at the Grayson Senior Center, located at 1 Park Drive, Grayson, Georgia. Computation of votes casts in the November 4, 2008 election will be conducted in the Grayson Senior Center at time poll closes. If no candidate receives a majority of the votes cast, a run-off election shall be held between the candidates receiving the two highest number of votes. Such elections shall be held not earlier than the twenty-first day after the day of the first election. The election shall not be held earlier than the twenty-first day after the day of the first election. The Georgia Election Code of the State of Georgia and the City Charter governs this and all City of Grayson elections. A copy of the ordinance and/or resolution calling for the election will be on file, together with other relevant documents, for inspection at the City Clerk's Office, 475 Grayson Parkway, Grayson, GA., between the hours of 8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For additional information contact the City Clerk's office at 770-963-8017.

928-07583466,1/31

PUBLIC NOTICE

Pursuant to the City of Buford Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance of 1995, please be advised that Musharaf A. Farooqi has applied for a license to sell beer and wine by the package at Texaco Food Mart located at 1643 Buford Hwy, Buford, GA. The City of Buford shall take public comments on such application until January 31, 2008, at which time the City Manager will determine whether to issue the requested license.

This 24th day of January 2008.

City of Buford, Ga

A Ga. Municipal Co

928-07583467,1/24,31

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: Hee Joon Kim

Business Name: Hai Sushi Japanese Restaurant

Location: 65 Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd. Ste 10 Lawrenceville, GA 30044

The City of Lawrenceville will take public comments on such application until February 1, 2008 at which time the License Clerk will Determine whether to issue the requested license.

928-07583470,1/24,31

PUBLIC NOTICE

The following vehicles have been impounded at Quick Drop Impounding, Towing, & Recovery (2481 Old Covington Hwy Conyers, Ga 30012) and will be deemed abandoned if not redeemed within three weeks from this ads date.

2007 Chevrolet Cavalier

red

NO TAG

1G1JC124677122304

1780 Graves Rd

Norcross GA 30093

1994 Ford Probe

red

8527124 IL tag

1ZVLT22B2R5118482

850 Hillcrest Green Dr

Lawrenceville GA 30045

1992 Toyota Camry

green

47V763Y AL tag

4T1VK12E4NU037966

1500 Willow Trail Dr

Norcross GA 30093

1993 Honda Accord

green

W35KDG FL tag

1HGCB7698PA149302

3350 Sweetwater Rd

Lawrenceville GA 30044

928-06588903,1/24,31

PUBLIC NOTICE

Gwinnett County announces that the public comment period on proposed route changes and service reductions and on proposed increases to passenger fares for both express and local bus service operated by Gwinnett County Transit will run from January 24 through February 15, 2008. There are no proposed changes to the complementary American with Disabilities Act (ADA) paratransit service or fare structure. A public meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. February 7, 2008, in the auditorium of the Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA, to solicit public comment on the proposed route changes and service reductions and on the proposed increases to passenger fares for both express and local bus service. Written comments will be accepted throughout the public comment period. These comments may be submitted by means of the County's Transit website at www.gctransit.com ; mailed to Gwinnett County Department of Transportation, Attention: Proposed Route and Fare Changes, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30045; or faxed to the County at (770) 822-7478. Comments submitted by means of email or fax must be received by 5:00 p.m., February 15, 2008; mailed comments must be postmarked by February 15, 2008. For information, visit the Gwinnett County Transit website at www.gctransit.com or call (770) 822-7446.

928-06588933,1/24,31,2/7,14

NOTICE

Pursuant to the City of Buford Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance of 1995, please be advised that Elugunti R. Reddy has applied for a license to sell beer by the drink at Foster's Grille located at 3380 Buford Drive, Suite F-320, Buford, GA 30519. The City of Buford shall take public comments on such application until January 31, 2008, at which time the City Manager will determine whether to issue the requested license.

This 24th day of January 2008.

City of Buford, Ga

A Ga. Municipal Corp.

928-07583549,1/24,31

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF GA. L. 1988, P. 235 (OFFICIAL CODE OF GEORGIA ANNOTATED, SECTION 50-14-1), NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF GWINNETT COUNTY WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2008, AT 4:30 P.M. AT THE GWINNETT JUSTICE AND ADMINISTRATION CENTER, CONFERENCE ROOM "C", SECOND FLOOR, 75 LANGLEY DRIVE, LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA 30045. SUCH MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND WILL BE HELD AND CONDUCTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAWS.

928-06589020,1/31

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that this office received an application for a distilled spirits license from GO GO SHABU , located at 1291 OLD PEACHTREE ROAD, SUITE 109, SUWANEE GA 30093. Said establishment is owner by MUNGANEA INC. Please submit in writing any information affecting the issuance of a license at said establishment to this office by FEBRUARY 13, 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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NOTICE OF

LOCATION AND

DESIGN APPROVAL

PROJECT

CSHPP-0007-00(548)

GWINNETT COUNTY

P.I. NUMBER 0007548

Notice is hereby given in compliance with Georgia Code 22-2-109 that Georgia Department of Transportation has approved the location and design of the above project.

The date of location approval is January 18, 2008.

Project number CSHPP-0007-00(548) will construct a 10-foot wide urban shoulder, which includes 5-foot wide sidewalk along with curb and gutter and 2-foot wide grassed buffer on each side of Davenport Road from Bromley Rowe to Buford Highway. This project will be part of a companion project to be constructed by the City of Duluth, which will upgrade the road to include one 12-foot wide lane in each direction.

Drawings or maps or plats of the proposed project, as approved, are on file and are available for public inspection at:

Phil McLemore

City Administrator

City of Duluth

3578 West

Lawrenceville Street

Duluth, GA 30096

770-497-5300

Any interested party may obtain a copy of the drawings or maps or plats or portions thereof by paying a nominal fee and requesting in writing to:

Phil McLemore

City Administrator

City of Duluth

3578 West

Lawrenceville Street

Duluth, GA 30096

770-497-5300

Any written request or communication in reference to this project or notice SHOULD include the Project and P.I numbers as noted at the top of this notice.

928-07583660,1/31,2/7,14,21

GWINNETT COUNTY

BOARD REGISTRATIONS

AND ELECTIONS

PUBLIC NOTICE

Under O.C.G.A. §21-2-131 the county governing authority is required to fix and publish the qualifying fees for the county offices to be filled at the upcoming primaries and general election. As required by said O.C.G.A. §21-2-131, we are hereby publishing the fixed qualifying fees for the 2008 elections.

Position; X 3%

Clerk of Superior Court; $3,282.78

Judge of the Probate Court; $3,282.78

Sheriff; $3,421.21

Tax Commissioner; $3,282.78

Chief Magistrate; $3,282.78

Position; X3%

Judge, State Court (5); $4,701.00

Chairman, BOC; $1,500.00

District Commissioners, BOC (District 1 & 3); $ 894.00

Board of Education (Districts 1, 3, & 5); $ 496.00

-s- Lynn Ledford

Election Supervisor

Voter012508

928-07583718,1/31

ENVIRONMENTAL

PROTECTION DIVISION

PUBLIC ADVISORY

WATERSHED

PROTECTION BRANCH

This advisory is issued to inform the public of a receipt of an Application for a variance submitted pursuant to a state environmental Law. The public is invited to comment during the 30-day period beginning January 31, 2008 on the proposed activity. Since the EPD has no authority to zone property or determine land use, only those comments addressing environmental issues related to air, water and land protection will be considered in the application review process.

Written Comments should be submitted to:

Program Manager

Non-Point Source Program

Erosion and

Sedimentation Control

4220 International Parkway,

Suite 1010

Atlanta, Georgia 30354

Type of Permit Application: Variances to encroach within the 25-foot State waters buffer.

Applicable Law:

Georgia Erosion and

Sedimentation

Act O.C.G.A. 12-7-1 et seq.

Applicable rules: Erosion and

Sedimentation Control

Chapter 3ty91-3-7

Description and Location of Proposed Activity:

Applicant proposes to impact 169 linear feet of buffer of a tributary to Richland Creek for the installation of a 72î reuse pipeline and diffuser from the F. Wayne Hill Water Reclamation Facility to Lake Lanier, located approximately 700 feet north of Peachtree Industrial Blvd. and 550 feet south of Hillcrest Drive in Sugar Hill, Georgia.

Plans may be reviewed by contacting:

Mr. Luiz Cavalcanti

Gwinnett County

Department of

Water Resources

684 Winder Highway

Lawrenceville, Georgia

30045

928-06589180,1/31

GWINNETT COUNTY

BOARD REGISTRATIONS AND ELECTIONS

PUBLIC NOTICE

A special called meeting of the Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections Board is scheduled on Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. to begin absentee ballot processing as per O.C.G.A §21-2-386 (a)(4). The meeting will be held in the Voter Registration and Elections Office Warehouse located at 455 Grayson Highway, Suite 200, Lawrenceville, Georgia.

-s- Lynn Ledford

Elections Director

Voter012908

928-07583764,1/31

GWINNETT COUNTY

BOARD REGISTRATIONS AND ELECTIONS

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections Board is scheduled to meet at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2008 for the purpose of computation, canvassing and tabulation of election results for the February 5, 2008 Presidential Preference Primary. The meeting will be held in the Voter Registration and Elections Office Conference Room, located at 455 Grayson Highway, Suite 200, Lawrenceville, Georgia.

-s- Lynn Ledford

Election Supervisor

Voter0129081

928-07583765,1/31