News Line for Senoia

Senoia to resurface Main St.
Senoia residents will soon see a new topping to Main Street in the downtown area. An April 7 approval by the City Council will result in the resurfacing of Main Street in time for the Memorial Day festivities.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Senoia expands downtown with rezoning vote
A small, but significant, expansion is coming to Senoia’s downtown shopping district. The City Council on March 17 approved a request to rezone a .3-acre residential lot on Barnes Street to General Commercial (GC) to accommodate the construction of a retail building which will house three small shops.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Filter swap fixes Senoia water issue
What had been an issue for a handful of Senoia residents on the city’s north side with yellow-colored water coming from taps and brown-colored whole house filters has been resolved. A change in filters at the city’s Heritage Pointe wells for under $1,000 has solved the problem.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Senoia council expands public comments
A Feb. 24 vote by the Senoia City Council signaled a new era of public involvement in public meetings, one designed to encourage public participation by providing a venue for residents to speak during any agenda item.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Senoia Council adopts new public comment policy
The Senoia City Council is hoping to greatly increase public participation in city business with a new public comment policy.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Ammo shortage leading Senoia PD to change guns
Because of ongoing difficulties getting enough ammunition for their .40-caliber service weapons, the Senoia Police Department will be trading them in for new 9mm pistols.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Development Authority of Senoia holds first meeting
The new Development Authority of the City of Senoia had its first meeting Monday.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Senoia seeking grant money for winter weather equipment
The winter storm that brought metro Atlanta traffic to a standstill two weeks ago is over, but the idea of preparing for the next one was on the minds of the Senoia City Council last week.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Will there be a cart path to Senoia?
A potential cart path linking Peachtree City and Senoia will be discussed by the Peachtree City Council Thursday night.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Senoia to buy equipment for snow events
The city of Senoia will likely be purchasing some sand/salt spreading equipment to help treat city roads during future snow and ice events.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Officials discuss building golf cart trail to Peachtree City
A possible future golf cart trail connecting Senoia and Peachtree City was a topic of discussion at Monday’s meeting of the Senoia City Council.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Senoia updates historic structure rules
Sometimes it’s a good idea to review local guidelines and practices to make sure they are still relevant to current needs. That was the case last week when the Senoia City Council approved a small number of changes to the city’s guidelines for the rehabilitation and maintenance of historic structures.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Senoia Police honored with prestigious designation
The first Senoia City Council meeting of 2014 turned out to be special not only because it was Larry Owens’ first meeting serving as mayor, but because the Senoia Police Department received a distinguished award.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Outgoing Senoia mayor: progress is 'team effort'
With the turning of the calendar Robert Belisle has ended his run in political office in Senoia. Holding office both on the city council and as mayor for a dozen years, Belisle spoke recently about his time in office and the city he served.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Senoia Mayor Reflects On Service
It will soon be the end of an era in Senoia, as long-time Mayor Robert Belisle is stepping down.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Owens sworn in as Senoia’s mayor
New Senoia Mayor Larry Owens and new Councilman Chuck Eichorst were sworn in at Monday's meeting of the Senoia City Council.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Plans unveiled for Pylant/16 intersection
The intersection of Ga. Hwy. 16 and Pylant Street will become a park-like entrance to the city of Senoia, under a concept plan approved Monday by the Senoia City Council.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Senoia approves new subdivision on Hwy. 16
A development agreement approved last week between Senoia and Senoia 268 LLC paves the way for the future development of the 241-home Fieldstone Estates conservation subdivision which will be located on Ga. Highway 16 West.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Senoia pitches $2.8M budget with revenue on the upswing
Senoia residents Monday night heard the first reading of the proposed FY 2014 general fund that totals $2.482 million. The increase in revenues from FY 2013 is due largely to factors such as the small increase in residential construction. The budget is expected to be adopted Dec. 16.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Developer to pay Senoia back for city-funded path
An updated development agreement approved Monday by the Senoia City Council will have the city reimbursed for the cost of installing a multi-use path along Rockaway Road from Heritage Pointe subdivision to the Eddie Couch bridge.
Source: Fayette Citizen

Coweta OKs buffer change in area annexed by Senoia
Coweta County commissioners gave unanimous approval Tuesday to a request from Senoia to remove a portion of a previous agreement involving a required 50-foot buffer on a 268-acre tract annexed on the city’s west side in 2008.
Source: Fayette Citizen

New Senoia mayor Owens hopes to extend success beyond downtown area
Owens has served on the Senoia City Council for 11 years. The city, especially the downtown area, has changed dramatically during the past decade and Owens said he ran for the mayor’s seat because he wanted to be part of the continuation of that unfolding process.
Source: Fayette Citizen

State Rules For Senoia In Marijuana Ordinance Case
The Georgia Supreme Court has unanimously ruled in favor of the city of Senoia in the case of Rehman V. Belisle et. al.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Owens Elected Mayor Of Senoia
Larry Owens was elected mayor of Senoia Tuesday in a close race. Owens, who has served on the Senoia City Council for 11 years, garnered 272 votes to Suzanne Helfman's 223 votes. Donald Rehman got 37 votes.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Mayoral Candidates Debate City's Future
Senoia citizens crowded into the city’s Municipal Courtroom on Thursday to hear viewpoints of the three mayoral candidates for the upcoming municipal election.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald

Senoia mayor candidates grilled at forum
A packed house of Senoia voters Thursday heard from the three candidates vying for the mayor’s seat to be decided in the Nov. 5 election.
Source: Fayette Citizen