Rich Atkinson, Flowery Branch Director of Planning and Community Development, told council members, “This bill would really restrict what we are able to do. We would basically have no say, if a builder came in, what they would build.”
Source: Access North Georgia | Posted: Mar. 8, 2019
Flowery Branch City Council passed a resolution Thursday night opposing a Georgia bill that would limit local governments’ abilities to restrict architecture on homes in their cities or counties.
Source: Gainesville Times | Posted: Mar. 8, 2019
Residents raised concerns in Flowery Branch Tuesday night about a proposed 520-unit apartment complex’s impacts on schools, traffic and public safety.
Source: Gainesville Times | Posted: Feb. 28, 2019
Melissa McCain, city clerk of Flowery Branch, has been elected to serve as the treasurer of the Georgia Municipal Clerks Association for 2019.
Source: Gainesville Times | Posted: Feb. 11, 2019
The review was preseneted at the by Wayne Tuck of Walker, Pierce and Tuck, P.C. and it showed that the city's revenues grew last year at about the same rate that its expenses did. Tuck said that those numbers made it easy for the city to balance its budget for the coming year.
Source: Access North Georgia | Posted: Feb. 11, 2019
All five positions on Flowery Branch’s Historic Preservation Commission are open at once, as one member has died, one has moved out of the city and three others have left the board.
Source: Gainesville Times | Posted: Jan. 24, 2019
Members of the Flowery Branch City Council decided to table a resolution at their meeting Thursday evening that affects the way the city deals with council vacancies when council members are unable to complete their entire term in office.
Source: AccessWDUN.com | Posted: Jan. 18, 2019
Flowery Branch is joining the national trend to use a bit of public green space, or “pocket parks,” to inspire walkable communities.
Source: Gainesville Times | Posted: Jan. 7, 2019
The post is currently empty after former councilwoman Mary Jones stepped down after the council's final meeting of 2018. Thursday was the council's first meeting with the vacant seat.
Source: AccessWDUN.com | Posted: Jan. 7, 2019
Flowery Branch has voted to amend its alcohol ordinance to reflect voters’ Nov. 6 wishes to start alcohol sales at restaurants earlier on Sundays.
Source: Gainesville Times | Posted: Jan. 4, 2019