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.
Lilburn City Manager Bill Johnsa introduced Monday night a trimmed down draft of a $5.7 million annual budget for fiscal year 2010-2011 for the city.
Something "out of the ordinary" is coming to the city of Grayson. The Grayson City Council took preliminary steps Monday to allow a wine-tasting center to open within the city limits.
A summer farmers' market within the city limits came one step closer to reality Monday night thanks to a vote by the City Council.
LILBURN A summer farmers' market within the city limits came one step closer to reality Monday night thanks to a vote by the City Council.
LILBURN -- "Lilburn, Georgia: Small Town, Big Difference," is the city's new theme/tagline, as unveiled by the City Council on Monday night along with a new logo to celebrate its centennial this year.
Installation of artificial turf at Buford High School's football and band practice fields will become a reality, thanks to a vote here Monday night by the Buford City Commission.
BUFORD Installation of artificial turf at Buford High School's football and band practice fields will become a reality, thanks to a vote here Monday night by the Buford City Commission.
GRAYSON -- The Grayson City Council granted a temporary extension Monday night to the sign moratorium enacted in December.
LILBURN -- Despite the appearance of an overflow crowd of about 100 residents, many wearing red shirts, the Lilburn City Council by a vote of 3 to 1 gave the go-ahead for a controversial annexation and rezoning on Lawrenceville Highway that will allow a retail business center.
If you buy natural gas from the city of Buford, you're getting the best prices around, according to Chairman Phillip Beard and the Buford City Commission. In head-to-head comparison with other natural gas providers in Georgia, Buford posts the lowest rate based on 12 months total sample bills of typical residential customer's average use, according to a chart provided to the news media Monday night by the Board of Commissioners.
Upon request of Gwinnett Chief of Police Charles Walters, the Grayson City Council has decided to pursue enactment of a precious metals dealers ordinance that would be similar to regulations regarding pawn shops.
LILBURN -- About 50 city residents showed up Monday night to protest a controversial annexation and rezoning in their neighborhood near Lawrenceville Highway.
The Buford City Commission agreed Monday night to give establishments serving liquor in the city extra time to comply with requirements of the Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance.
GRAYSON -- The Grayson City Council has decided to place a moratorium on erecting new signs within the city limits until its sign ordinance can be reviewed by City Planner Steve Sappington.
LILBURN -- The Lilburn City Council approved here Monday night amendments to the city of Lilburn alcoholic beverage license fees.
BUFORD -- By action of the Buford City Commission on Monday night with one member abstaining, construction of a single-family home with reduced permanent buffers will be allowed on a 1.5-acre parcel next to a retirement village on old Hamilton Mill Road.
GRAYSON -- The Grayson City Council voted Monday night to adopt a memorandum of agreement with the federal government to cooperate in a program which ensures that only qualified aliens or naturalized citizens can receive retirement, health and disability benefits, among others.Citizenship and immigration status information is verified under this program, called SAVE -- Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements -- mandated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
LILBURN -- An application to allow the Dar-E-Abbas AGA Islamic Organization to expand on U.S. Highway 29 and Hood Road will be the controversial subject of two upcoming meetings scheduled in Lawrenceville.