GRAYSON -- Grayson has decided to join its sister Gwinnett cities Lilburn and Snellville in sponsoring a farmers' market this summer.. Grayson Mayor Jim Hinkle announced at the council meeting Monday night that the market will be held Wednesday afternoons during the summer with June 5 as the opening date
LILBURN -- For the first time in the city's history, Lilburn voters will have a chance to use touch-screen voting machines.. "No more cards," Mayor Johnny Crist said at Monday night's regular meeting of the Lilburn City Council.. The Council will be entering into an intergovernmental agreement (IGA
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Lawrenceville's City Council took care of several housekeeping items here Monday night, including approval of a 16-item consent agenda.. Included in the consent agenda were the following expenditures: $6,700 for the purchase of two electro-fusion machines; $84,423 for a 25-passenger van; $7,035 for distribution system
GRAYSON -- The Grayson City Council agreed Monday night to join forces with the Georgia Department of Revenue to ensure the proper payment of sales tax in the city.. "The Georgia Municipal Association and Gwinnett County wants this to get a handle on the sales tax," Mayor Jim Hinkle
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Lawrenceville toned down its colors following Monday night's City Council meeting.. In an amendment to its "color palette" ordinance, the body agreed to restrict colors such as pink, purple, orange, etc. from display on commercial buildings. If these types of "loud" colors are requested from a business owner
GRAYSON -- The Grayson City Council unanimously reappointed the entire slate of city board and commission members at Monday night's meeting.. All members had agreed to serve additional one-year terms. They are:. Planning and Zoning Commission: John West and David Cloud; Code Enforcement Board: Richard Parker, Michael Sutton and
LILBURN As far as public art is concerned, Lilburn's proposed traffic roundabout has taken a different turn.. At Monday night's meeting, the City Council decided to declare the contract with sculptor Dave Govedare of Washington State "null and void" so the city can pursue a different art avenue for
Lawrenceville's City Council voted to expand its Urban Redevelopment Area boundaries at a meeting Monday night.
GRAYSON -- The Grayson City Council took its first step in reviewing the money it receives from telecommunications companies by approving an audit of Comcast on Monday night.. "We're going to do one audit (of companies) at a time to see what money we need to be receiving," Mayor
Councilman Tim Dunn received recognition Monday night by the Lilburn City Council for completing a 42-hour training course from the Georgia Municipal Association and the University of Georgia.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Lawrenceville City Council performed a number of housekeeping chores Monday night, including passage of a 24-item consent agenda.. Approval included the purchase of a radio and telephonic recording system ($15,899) and speed detection devices ($20,200) for the city's police department; tapping tees ($7,470) and fittings ($10,037
GRAYSON -- Three major road and beautification projects are coming to Grayson, as the City Council voted Tuesday night to advertise for bids next week.. At the regular council meeting, the panel agreed to bid out projects for the Ga. Highway 20 median landscaping, the Streetscape grant and resurfacing of
LILBURN -- The City Council in Lilburn on Monday night agreed to set Nov. 5 as the city's general election date for 2013. Council seats up for grabs are Posts 3 and 4.. In addition, the qualifying period for candidates will extend from Aug. 26-30 with qualifying fees of $105
Lawrenceville Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson received the oath of office for her second term Monday night, along with two members of the City Council.
James Gillespie, a retired database administrator, became the newest member of the Grayson City Council on Monday night after his election in November, while Council Member Laurie Anderson was re-elected to serve another term.
LILBURN -- Boxwood Court, Bradley Woods, Kettle Court, and Kettlewood Drive will receive makeovers thanks to a Local Maintenance Improvement Grant (LMIG) passed Monday night by the Lilburn City Council.. The Council selected the streets because "they're the ones that need the most attention" in the city for various improvements
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The third time was the charm for the QuikTrip Corporation, as it was finally given the go-ahead Monday night by the Lawrenceville City Council to build a new facility at 181 Scenic Highway, an area considered to be the "Gateway to the Downtown Area.". Following two
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
Staff Correspondent. LAWRENCEVILLE -- For the second straight month, the Lawrenceville City Council Monday night delayed a business rezoning request from the QuikTrip Corporation at 181 Scenic Highway, an area considered to be the "Gateway to the Downtown Area.". The plans are to build a new QuikTrip three blocks
GRAYSON -- The Grayson City Council decided Monday night to delay until November any action on an ordinance which would require registration of vacant property in the city.. "This matches Lawrenceville's ordinance, but it might be more of a headache than a positive thing," Mayor Jim Hinkle said."Right
By a vote of 3 to 1, the Lilburn City Council took a giant step to make that happen Monday night by giving the go-ahead to spend $1.31 million to purchase 38 acres within the city limits.
GRAYSON -- Despite opposition from neighbors, the Beverage Superstore of Grayson received unanimous approval here for a variance which would allow the erection of two signs at its site on 2265 Loganville Highway.. "We're not going to do anything to take away from the look of the area," store
LILBURN -- The Lilburn City Council took care of several housekeeping chores Monday night, including the abandonment of two streets in the Church Street Station subdivision in order to secure the right of way for the construction of the new city hall/library site complex.. The project, a joint venture
GRAYSON -- Voters in Grayson will get a chance in November to vote on whether to allow packaged sales on Sunday for beer, wine and liquor (distilled spirits).. City voters earlier had approved Sunday sales for beer and wine, but now they must vote on whether to add liquor. If
By action of the City Council on Monday night, Lilburn is beefing up its sentencing guidelines for violating the city's graffiti ordinance.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- By a unanimous vote, the Lawrenceville City Council approved an $84.2 million budget for 2012-13 on Monday night.
GRAYSON -- It's now up to developer Rialto Capital to answer last month's construction question, "If you build it, will they come?". Despite vehement opposition from city homeowners, the Grayson City Council voted 2-1 Monday night to give this developer, along with Veritas Construction, the rezoning they needed to build smaller homes in what had been called the Georgetown Commons Phase 3 section.
LILBURN -- The millage rate increase approved here Monday night by the City Council means an average city resident with a home worth about $150,000 will have to pay about $7 more per year to the city.. The 2012 rate went from 4.26 to 4.45 on the new $6.3 million
GRAYSON "If you build it, will they come?". That was the question taken up here Monday night for more than two hours, as a standing-room-only crowd, most of them Grayson homeowners, spoke out against a rezoning proposal before the City Council that would allow the construction
LILBURN -- By a three-to-one vote, an "austere, streamlined" $6.3 million budget got the OK here Monday night from the Lilburn City Council.. The 2012-13 Annual Operating Budget for the General Fund includes a 3 percent across-the-board pay increase for city workers.. "We try to get
Grayson Councilman David Schroder who has served as mayor pro-tem, has resigned effective Midnight last night because of his move outside of the city limits.
Lilburn City Council meets Monday night.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Because of a proliferation of new bail bond businesses opening recently in Lawrenceville, the City Council has placed a moratorium on starting new ones for nine months.. This action took place Monday night at the council's regular monthly meeting.. According to Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson, there have been
GRAYSON -- After passing a fairly comprehensive zoning ordinance for wall signs last year, the Grayson City Council went back to square one Monday night.. "We're back to where we were in June 2011," Mayor Jim Hinkle said.. Last year's ordinance split up monument signs based on size of
If you live within the city limits of Lilburn, and you've always wanted to serve on a city board or commission, now's your chance.
After spending more than a year on it, the Lawrenceville City Council approved a sign ordinance that will regulate exposed neon signs within the city limits Monday night.
The Grayson City Council made several appointments here Monday night, including the reappointment of Councilman David Schroeder as mayor pro-tem.
LILBURN -- December 2013 is the proposed completion date for the new $10 million combined Lilburn City Hall/Gwinnett County Library project, according to Doug Stacks, director of planning and economic development for the city.. Stacks, who presented artist sketches of the project at Monday night's Lilburn City Council meeting
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Lawrenceville City Council is contemplating the extension of its No Smoking ordinance in city facilities.. The first reading of an amendment to the ordinance was heard Monday night.. The present ordinance includes the banning of smoking in city buildings and vehicles, but the new law also will
GRAYSON -- The new beer, wine and alcohol package store project got a boost Monday night, as the City Council appointed a private engineer, architect and building inspector.. "We're ready to get going on this building project," said Jim Hinkle at the regular Grayson council meeting.. Dennis Norton of
LILBURN Residents here will have to wait another six months before knowing whether Big League Dreams will become a reality.. At Monday night's meeting, the Lilburn Council voted to ask for the extension to study whether to contract with the Texas-based company to build a baseball and softball
If approved, election of mayor and two city council members would be held on an even year along with county, state and national elections with the two remaining seats being up for grabs two years later.
GRAYSON -- Grayson will soon have its first packaged beer, wine and liquor establishment following approval by the City Council on Tuesday night.
GRAYSON -- Several changes were made Monday night to Grayson's Alcohol Ordinance Code, including setting the date for stores to apply to sell packaged beer, wine and distilled spirits, along with the accompanying fee schedule.
Grayson Council changes amends alcohol ordinance.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Lawrenceville City Council voted Monday night to amend its water rates for customers to reflect an increase from the rate the city pays to Gwinnett County for water.. Since the county increased its rates by 3.4 percent for Lawrenceville, the city will hike the rates its customers
GRAYSON -- The Grayson City Council amended its alcohol beverage code for packaged sales Monday night, including a section stating that no interior building plans are required for a license application.. The ordinance, which goes into effect Dec. 19, requires that completed buildings must be approved by city and state
Lilburn LILBURN – The election last week of Mayor-Elect Johnny Crist and two council members was certified here Monday night by the Lilburn City Council in its regular session.
The election last week of Mayor-Elect Johnny Crist and two council members was certified here Monday night.
GRAYSON -- The Gwinnett County Library System has initiated a six-point program strategy to combat budget cuts by increasing non-tax revenues, the chairman of the county library board told the Grayson City Council on Monday night.. Phillip Saxton said the system has been cut about $2.8 million, bringing