Proposed PTC budget includes tax hike; Imker vows to fight it

Staff intends quarter mill increase to generate same revenue as last year; Councilman Imker says hard decisions are being ducked Peachtree City council members have been given a proposed city budget to study, and it includes a quarter-mill property tax increase to the tune of $459,000 and further use of city reserves at $764,000. The […]

PTC planners want it in writing before vote

UPDATED print version (Tuesday, May 25, 2010) — With loose ends left to be examined, the Peachtree City Planning Commission Monday night postponed a vote on a rezoning proposal to build 100 senior apartments off Newgate Road in Kedron Village. The proposal has been recommended for approval by Peachtree City interim Community Development Director David […]

PTC planner recommends senior apartment rezoning

A rezoning proposal to build 100 senior apartments off Newgate Road in Kedron Village is being recommended for approval by Peachtree City interim Community Development Director David Rast. That recommendation will be discussed tonight by the Peachtree City Planning Commission, which meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall and is scheduled to vote on its […]

Recession or not, Tyrone to hold steady at 2.89 mills

The Tyrone Town Council is on its way to adopting the $3.085 million FY 2010-2011 budget by the end of June. Expected decreased property tax revenues are being offset by 3 percent departmental reductions and the transfer of $136,000 from the reserve account. The 2.89 millage rate is expected to remain unchanged. The council Thursday […]

Fayetteville Council considers time limits on downtown parking

The Fayetteville City Council at its May 20 meeting will take a look at imposing time restrictions on public parking near the courthouse square. Main Street Director Brian Wismer in a May 10 memo said the proposal would create time limits for public parking spaces around courthouse square. City staff are recommending a four-hour time […]

F’ville Council work session called for May 20

A City Council work session has been scheduled for Thursday, May 20 at 5 p.m. in Council Chambers, 240 South Glynn Street to provide an update on the City of Fayetteville’s Livable Centers Initiative Supplemental Study. As a part of the process, concept plan alternatives for three sites within the LCI boundaries were developed. The consultant […]

New vacant building rules proposed for PTC

Inspection and re-inspection fees have been dropped from a Peachtree City staff proposal to require all vacant homes and buildings to be registered with the city. Owners of such properties, both residential and commercial, will still have to pay an annual $200 fee to the city when registering their structure, under the revised proposal that […]

PTC developing farmers market rules

With two active farmers markets already thriving in Peachtree City, city officials have put together an ordinance to regulate them. The city has a similar ordinance in place allowing businesses to host special events, but those are only allowed four times a year, said Interim Community Development Director David Rast. In contrast, the farmers markets […]

$100K savings for combining ‘The Fred’ with Tourism?

A deal to combine Peachtree City’s tourism and amphitheater operations under the same umbrella is projected to save approximately $100,000 a year, according to city projections. The savings will come from the elimination of two full-time positions as the City Council and Tourism Association have entered an agreement to allow the city’s visitors center to […]

PTC planners unhappy with Walgreens exterior

By January, United Retail plans to be working on replacing the Ruby Tuesday restaurant at the intersection of Peachtree Parkway and Ga. Highway 54 with a Walgreens pharmacy. The Walgreens, at 14,550 square feet, will be more than three times the size of the current restaurant, though all landscaping along Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree […]