Fayetteville eyes approval of 26 townhomes on 6 acres

Are more townhomes headed for Fayetteville?

Fayetteville eyes approval of 26 townhomes on 6 acres

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 […]

King: ‘We have accountability problem’

Councilman wants ‘study’ of WASA controversy

King: ‘We have accountability problem’

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 […]

9-home rezoning on Ebenezer Road gets Fayette OK

9-home rezoning on Ebenezer Road gets Fayette OK

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 […]

Imker: PTC should control sewer system

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

Imker: PTC should control sewer system

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 […]

Developer now wants 4-story hotel in downtown Fayetteville

Developer Steven Gulas proposes a hotel near downtown Fayetteville

Developer now wants 4-story hotel in 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 […]

Former chair: Rein in WASA, cut generous perks

Questions system’s financial management; favors PTC control of authority

Former chair: Rein in WASA, cut generous perks

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 […]

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