Are more townhomes headed for Fayetteville?
The City Council Thursday night is set to decide if 26 new townhomes can be built on the eastern side of the city. Brent Scarborough wants to build the townhomes on six acres of land at 740 East Ga. Highway 54. The land is currently zoned R-22 and Scarborough wants the property rezoned to R-THC […]
Graduates of Peachtree City’s 23rd adult CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) class were honored at the May 4 meeting of the Peachtree City Council. Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, second from left, and Chief Janet, second from right, joined the new graduates. Photo/Ben Nelms.
Councilman wants ‘study’ of WASA controversy
There has been a lot of talk recently about the relationship between the Peachtree City Council and the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA). [See Letter to the Editor.] Councilman Mike King on May 2 added a new wrinkle to the conversation by recommending an outside study to sort out and help resolve the […]
A request to rezone 21.8 acres on Ebenezer Road south of Ga. Highway 54 for a nine-home subdivision was approved on April 25 by the Fayette County Commission. Currently zone A-R (agricultural-residential), staff said the R-70 (one unit/1-2 acres) zoning conforms with the current Fayette County Comprehensive Plan. Commissioner Steve Brown said that while the […]
The Peachtree City Planning Commission on May 8 approved the conceptual site plan submitted by NAECO to add a 10,000 sq. ft. expansion to its facility. Founded in 1999, NAECO is a manufacturer and supplier of various electrical materials to a variety of industries. The 10,000 sq. ft. expansion is adjacent to the company’s 16,000 […]
What seems to be an impasse between the Peachtree City Council and the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) over extending sewer service beyond city limits received a bit of a different take on May 2. Councilman Mike King at a council workshop suggested that an outside study be conducted to sort out […]
Former councilman says city control would save money, lower home sewer rates; questions why sewer manager makes more than city manager; report shows PTC rates in highest 10% of all Georgia systems
Former Peachtree City Councilman Eric Imker is the most recent person to weigh in on the Peachtree City Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) after its board on April 18 issued a letter maintaining the authority’s legal ability to function as an autonomous body, particularly its power to extend sewer service past the city limits into […]
A proposed retail development on nearly 10 acres along Ga. Highway 85 North near the Fayette Pavilion was the subject of a work session item at the April 25 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. Project representative Archie Wannamaker gave an overview of the project that asks for the annexation and rezoning of […]
Developer Steven Gulas proposes a hotel near downtown Fayetteville
A special exception proposal for a hotel to be located just north of downtown Fayetteville on North Glynn Street was tabled on April 25 by the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. Planning commissioners in February approved the site adjacent to the Dunkin’ Donuts store for a two-story building with 10,800 sq. ft. on the first […]
Questions system’s financial management; favors PTC control of authority
Peachtree City’s sewer system socks away too much money, ignores opportunities for rate reductions for rate payers in favor of too-generous employee pay and benefits and fails to plan adequately for future maintenance and expansion needs, a former chairman of the autonomous authority charges in a letter to the editor. WASA had no comment by […]