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BOC adopts new land acquisition policy

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners approved a new land acquisition policy Tuesday that the chairwoman said is more comprehensive than its predecessor.

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Earmark may signal end to service delivery dispute

An earmark in a proposed budget reconciliation could be an indication that a settlement is near in Gwinnett's yearslong service delivery dispute

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Sheriff to ask board for imager

Two years ago, the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department was selected by the National Institute of Justice to test a body imager that used radio wave technology to detect items concealed under clothing.

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Officials approve $500K to support Partnership Gwinnett

LAWRENCEVILLE — Battling to keep the county government budget balanced, commissioners put their hopes again Tuesday in the Partnership Gwinnett program to bring jobs to the area.

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Candidates speak out at BOC forum

LAWRENCEVILLE — Monday’s final stop on the Board of Commissioners’ listening tour around Gwinnett County included two of the more unique events from the months-long series of meetings — an unofficial visit from the four commission chair candidates, and a lengthy discussion about chickens.

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BOC intends to realign property tax rate

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners intends to realign 0.23 mills of the property tax rate from debt service to general operations.

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BOC OKs four new furlough days

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to cut four days of holiday pay from employees’ salaries.

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County considers cutting holiday pay to reduce deficit

LAWRENCEVILLE — Gwinnett County employees could lose four days of holiday pay this year, as the county is proposing to turn those days into unpaid furlough days to save money.

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E-911 bill may save Gwinnett over $1M

LAWRENCEVILLE — Gwinnett County could potentially save $1.7 million if the General Assembly passes legislation expanding the use of E-911 funds, an official told the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday.

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Citizens speak up at forum

SUWANEE — Lawrenceville resident Phil Rodriguez was tired of not being heard.

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Residents turn out to talk to commissioners

LAWRENCEVILLE — A vote on the county airport, fees at parks and junking a controversial trash pick-up system were posed to commissioners Thursday, during the first of a series of listening sessions.


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