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Gainesville board OKs Cresswind subdivision annexation
Rezoning, road name change also win OKs
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The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board approved two annexation requests, one zoning request and a name change for a city street at its Tuesday meeting. First on the agenda was the annexation of 76 acres on the southwest and southeast corners of the intersection of Browns Bridge Road and Montgomery Drive, to expand the Cresswind subdivision from 799 lots to 950, requested by OK Lake Lanier LLLP. The primary issue was traffic considerations, and Matt Tate, city planning manger, asked the board to modify a contingency on the annexation to delay a traffic study, saying the city could not get accurate counts until school is back in session. “We want you to take a long, hard, serious look at the traffic situation on Montgomery Drive.