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
LILBURN -- A loan to purchase the old Blue Rooster Restaurant and Bakery, located in the heart of Lilburn on Main Street, was approved Monday night by the Lilburn City Council.. This business was a popular establishment for breakfast, lunch and special occasions until it closed in December 2010.. The
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Plans for Tax Allocation Districts, one on the Ga. Highway 120 corridor near Gwinnett Medical Center, the other on the Gwinnett College boundary, were discussed Monday night by the Lawrenceville City Council with possible approval at a special-called session later this month.
GRAYSON -- At the city election Tuesday, Nov. 8, registered voters will get a chance to say yes or no to the sale of packaged beverages.
GRAYSON -- At the city election Tuesday, Nov. 8, registered voters will get a chance to say yes or no to the sale of packaged beverages.. A referendum on the manufacture, sale, and distribution of distilled spirits was passed Monday night by the City Council following receipt by the city
LILBURN The Lilburn City Council completed several housekeeping chores Monday night, including items having to do with the upcoming city election.
LILBURN The Lilburn City Council completed several housekeeping chores Monday night, including items having to do with the upcoming city election.. The 2011 city election will be held Nov. 8 at the city's municipal complex, while early/absentee voting begins Oct. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. In
LILBURN -- Lilburn residents received a report at the Lilburn City Council meeting Monday night on just how the new High Occupancy Toll lanes are going to operate on Interstate 85.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Lawrenceville voters will have a chance to vote in November whether they want to allow Sunday sales of packaged alcoholic beverages.
For the fifth straight year, residents of Grayson will not see an increase in their ad valorem taxes.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- City of Lawrenceville residents will be receiving a 9 percent decrease in their property tax bills for 2011 following a vote Monday night by the City Council.
By a vote of 3 to 2, Lawrenceville now has a new sign ordinance, which will cover the latest technology in electronic billboards.
Residents of Grayson will be able to make their voices heard at any of three public hearings the City Council has scheduled to discuss the millage rate.
The Lawrenceville City Council re-emphasized its opposition to the expansion at Briscoe Field following a report from Council members Tony Powell and Katie Smith at Monday night's council meeting.
LILBURN — The city of Lilburn has a new police chief.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- In an effort to make its city more "pedestrian friendly," the Lawrenceville City Council OK'd on Monday night two more phases of the city's local community initiative project, which, when finished, will make two-way access for Clayton and Perry Streets, among other improvements.
GRAYSON -- Despite opposition from several homeowners in a packed chamber audience, the Grayson City Council unanimously voted Monday night to approve another rezoning change for the 18-acre property at Rosebud Road and Ga. Highway 20, which would allow both attached and detached senior dwellings.
GRAYSON — The Grayson City Council set into motion Monday night plans to obtain a Streetscape Project transportation grant, which would provide the city with new streetlights, sidewalks and park benches.
LILBURN — The 2011 general election scheduled in Lilburn for Nov. 8 will involve the mayor’s office, currently held by Mayor Diana Preston, and two council seats, as the council set qualifying fees and dates at its regular meeting here Monday night.
GRAYSON — Because of an increased problem with vandals writing on signs within the city limits, the Grayson City Council voted Monday night to adopt a new graffiti ordinance.
GRAYSON — The Grayson City Council unanimously approved Monday night an updated and revised city charter, ready to be sent to the Gwinnett County General Assembly delegation for approval in 2011.
GRAYSON — The Grayson City Council continued its work to finalize a new City Charter Amendment on Monday night in preparation for sending it to the Georgia General Assembly in January for approval.
LILBURN -- The City of Lilburn released Tuesday night its preliminary findings for a proposed $15 million sports complex.
LILBURN -- Within the next two to three years, the city of Lilburn plans to have a brand-new City Hall complex built, thanks to SPLOST funding and a joint venture with Gwinnett County.
BUFORD — The Buford City Commission continued its work Monday night to make the $15 million Buford Town Park Community Center/Theatre project come to life.
GRAYSON — After serving as a member of the Grayson City Council for 18 years, Tammy Shumate resigned Monday night because she and her husband, Greg, are moving to Buckhead.
LILBURN -- Appearing before a standing-room-only crowd of homeowners Monday night, the Lilburn City Council took a major league step in the process of seeing whether the construction of a new $20 million sports complex for travel baseball teams is feasible within the city limits.
BUFORD — The Buford City Commission took its next step Wednesday night in bringing the Buford Town Park Community Center/Theater to reality.
The Grayson City Council approved its Fiscal Year 2010-11 budget here Monday night following several public hearings. The $1,282,988 budget was "less than the previous year because of the economy," according to Mayor Jim Hinkle.
The Lilburn City Council decided Monday night to bring its 1986 Zoning Resolution into the 21st century by hiring a company to do an independent review on updating its regulations.
The Buford City Commission unanimously approved its $88.2 million fiscal year 2011 operating budget Monday night, $800,000 more than last year, including $300,000 more for the Buford School System.
BUFORD -- The Buford City Commission announced Wednesday night an $88.2 million fiscal year 2011 operating budget, which includes no millage increase and even a projection of a .5 mil decline.
LILBURN -- Despite tough economic times, the Lilburn City Council on Monday held its millage rate at 4.26 for tax year 2010, the same as the past five years.