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Among the public government meetings coming up this week are:


Buford Planning Commission

  • What: board meeting
  • When: 7 p.m. Tuesday
  • Where: City Hall, 2300 Buford Highway
  • Agenda: annexation of 15.65 acres at Estates at Bogan Springs on North Bogan Road.
  • Contact: 770-945-6761

Flowery Branch City Council

  • What: public hearing
  • When: 6 p.m. Thursday
  • Where: City Hall, 5517 Main St.
  • Agenda: second of three hearings on the city’s proposed tax rate for 2008-09. Separate from the hearing, the council will consider an application from Shogun Japanese Steakhouse for a beer/wine/alcohol license.
  • Contact: 770-967-6371

Hall County school board

  • What: board meeting
  • When: 5:30 p.m., Monday
  • Where: Hall County school system central office, 711 Green St. NW
  • Contact: Hall County school system central office, 770-534-1080 or

Hall County Board of Commissioners

  • What: work session
  • When: 9 a.m. today
  • Where: Commission meeting room, second floor of the Courthouse Annex Building
  • Agenda: First reading, public hearing for alcohol licenses for two stores; second reading, public hearing for increase in ambulance fees; second reading, public hearing for speed zone resolutions in five areas of county; sewer service for medical offices in South Hall; other items.
  • Contact: Nikki Young, 770-535-8288

Hall County Board of Commissioners

  • What: board meeting
  • When: 5 p.m. Thursday
  • Where: Georgia Mountain Center, Room B
  • Agenda: usually similar to Monday’s work session
  • Contact: Nikki Young, 770-535-8288

Oakwood City Council

  • What: council meeting
  • When: 7 tonight
  • Where: City Hall, 4035 Walnut Circle
  • Agenda: rezoning/annexations of 56 properties surrounded by incorporated properties; rezoning/annexation of properties on Chestnut Drive for a 12,000-square-foot shopping center; rezoning/annexation of a lot at 3171 Atlanta Highway for future development
  • Contact: 770-534-2365
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