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Among the public government meetings coming up this week are:


Flowery Branch City Council

  • What: public hearing regarding proposed tax rate for 2008-09, board meeting
  • When: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday
  • Where: City Hall, 5517 Main St.
  • Agenda: At the board meeting, the council is set to vote on the tax rate and consider a contract for engineering services involving Spout Springs Road.
  • Contact: 770-967-6371

Gainesville City Board of Education

  • What: public hearing regarding proposed property tax increase, board meeting
  • When: public hearing at 6 p.m., board meeting at 7 p.m., today
  • Where: Gainesville school system central office board room, 508 Oak St.
  • Agenda: raising property taxes
  • Contact: Gainesville school system central office, 770-536-5275 or www.

Gainesville City Council

  • What: work session
  • When: 9 a.m. Tuesday
  • Where: Georgia Mountains Center, 301 Main St.
  • Agenda: The council is scheduled to vote on a tentative property tax millage rate, a recommendation to award a local contractor the construction of the new downtown parking deck and an amendment to recently approved changes to the city’s alcoholic beverage ordinances.
  • Contact: 770-535-6862

Oakwood Planning Commission

  • What: monthly meeting
  • When: 7 tonight
  • Where: City Hall, 4035 Walnut Circle
  • Agenda: three annexation applications, with two featuring residential zonings and one featuring a highway business zoning
  • Contact: 770-534-2365
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