BRASELTON - The Braselton Town Council held a brief meeting Monday in which it approved one decision affecting Hall County and two involving Gwinnett.
In its executive session, the council authorized Mayor Pat Graham to finalize negotiations and sign the intergovernmental agreement proposed by Hall County. The agreement will recognize that the county is in compliance with House Bill 489 in respect to sewer service provided to areas in South Hall County.
February 11, 2009|
By Katie Dunn
Times regional staff
Hall County sheriff's Cpl. Vic Gazaway spends his days on the campus of South Hall Middle School teaching sixth-graders about the dangers of drugs and gangs. He says he acts as both a mentor and a deterrent for kids who are 14 by the time they leave the school.
Gainesville City Councilman Robert "Bob" Hamrick said he thinks a recently approved fee agreement between the city's municipal golf course and the Chattahoochee Country Club is unfair to the average person.
The Hall County school board unanimously approved a plan that will shift three South Hall schools to different buildings in August to save $1.5 million in startup costs associated with opening the new Spout Springs school.
Hall County officials are now moving unilaterally on a proposal to scrap the Civil Service Board after the proposal stalled in the state legislature. The board hears and decides disciplinary appeals brought by terminated or demoted employees.
The cost of the proposed Glades Reservoir in North Hall has already exceeded $15 million, and taxpayers will likely soon pump more money into the project on consulting fees and additional environmental studies.