If guilty, cutters would pay $500 for each tree removed and would be required to replace with tree of same size
The agenda for the Feb. 16 meeting of the Peachtree City Council comes with only two items. One of the items deals with removing trees and vegetation from city greenbelt areas. Previously a discussion topic, the council will hear from Planning and Development Director Mike Warrix regarding regulations dealing with a monetary penalty for removing […]
A key difference in the Haddow proposal would have the area between Lanier Avenue and Stonewall Avenue continuing to east of Tiger Trail be focused more as park space than in the earlier proposal
The Fayetteville City Council retreat on Feb. 9 included a presentation on the long-discussed downtown master plan. The council established a goal to develop a revised plan by August. The Fayetteville Downtown Master Plan in the works for more than two years is still on the drawing table. A new proposal by Haddow and Company […]
The last phase of the large transportation project near downtown Fayetteville is open for traffic. The section of Easterbrook Way connecting Ga. Highway 85 to North Jeff Davis Drive and a new traffic signal opened Feb. 10. It becomes only the third traffic signal-controlled intersection in the mile-plus stretch of a busy five-lane highway between […]
The plan area includes more than 70 acres spanning the county complex property downtown, the school system property a short distance to the west and much of the property fronting Grady Avenue from Beauregard Avenue to Ga. Highway 54 West.
A presentation by city Economic Development Director Brian Wismer at the Feb. 9 and 10 retreat held by the Fayetteville City Council included community development goals, the need for a business development incentive plan and impediments to economic growth. The downtown master plan is one that has been in the works for approximately two years […]
Fayetteville will have its own city-wide master trail plan that will include everything from sidewalks and crossings to multi-use trails.
This year will be a busy time for the Fayetteville City Council and city staff. A lengthy list of goals from the annual council retreat held on Feb. 9 and 10 included items such as developing a revised downtown master plan, a master trail plan, building a new fire station on Veterans Parkway and creating […]
The new offices of the Peachtree City Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) will open at The Avenue in a matter of weeks. With that, CVB Executive Director Jennifer Johnson on Feb. 2 updated the City Council on new logo ideas to help the organization market the city. Johnson told council members CVB is currently […]
A little library may soon be a fixture in downtown Senoia. During Monday night’s City Council meeting, Doug Kolbenschlag spoke to the city about little libraries that are being established around the world. The libraries are part of a nonprofit group that wants to provide access to books through the free, little libraries. There […]
Peachtree City Ground Maintenance Team members Tim Smith, left, and Brody Stanford are congratulated by Mayor Vanessa Fleisch on Feb. 2 for their meticulous work on the design and construction of the large sleigh used for residents’ photos during the recent Hometown Holiday event. Photo/Ben Nelms.
It’s either SPLOST funding or higher property taxes to pay for Hwy. 54 intersection improvements
Driving in Peachtree City is a growing hassle because of increasing traffic volume, and improving that flow is high on the priority list for Peachtree City Manager Jon Rorie, who frequently rides local roads, assessing the progress on various city projects. Rorie said problems with traffic issues along Ga. Highway 54 West have both short-term […]
A Feb. 3 lawsuit filed by developer Dar Thompson’s High Sierra Investments LLC maintains that Peachtree City did not follow its zoning ordinance when removing the company’s ability to construct townhomes on a 1.4-acre parcel adjacent to the previously-approved luxury condominium project on Lexington Circle on the city’s east side. Filed Feb. 3, the suit […]