Lilburn adopts emergency plan

LILBURN -- Every four years, the cities in Gwinnett County are asked to formulate a plan to mitigate any disaster in case of emergency.

In Lilburn, Mayor Johnny Crist and the City Council have adopted the county emergency operations plan which will allow the city to receive grant funding after filing a report with Gwinnett County.

"Every city needs to connect with Gwinnett County on how to mobilize things," Mayor Crist said.

In other business, the council:

-- Reappointed Bob Scott as a representative on the Gwinnett County Stormwater Authority.Lilburn Councilman ScottBatterton also is a member of that board,

-- Accepted the Lilburn Police Department's State Asset Forfeiture Report, which includes items confiscated by the police.The full report is available on the Carl Vinson website.

-- Approved the expenditure of $10,000 for a mural painting depicting the Lilburn Tunnel Bridge on the Cofer Building, Main Street.

-- OK'd the application of Peng Xu for a license to sell beer and wine for on-premises consumption, including Sunday sales, at a banquet hall at 550 Pleasant Hill Road.

-- Announced the upcoming dates of a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 26 and the Christmas parade at 10 a.m. Dec. 1.