News Line for Buford

Officials conclude tax input meetings
While comments on The Times website and Facebook page often reveal opposition to a new round of special purpose local option sales tax, or SPLOST VII, residents at the last of three meetings Thursday in Gainesville to gather public input on what projects to fund said they supported the tax.
Source: Gainesville Times

Buford commission votes on procedures related to new gun law
The Buford City Commission voted Monday to enact security procedures and possible public screening at government meetings in response to the Georgia Safe Carry Protection Act signed into law last month by Gov. Nathan Deal.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Sidewalks, intersections focus of residents’ 2014 SPLOST proposal
The day that collections began on Gwinnett’s newest Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, local residents presented commissioners with a plan to spend the $225 million expected to be raised for transportation projects.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Buford commission approves rezoning
The Buford City Commission meeting was crowded Monday night as residents from three local subdivisions arrived to voice their concern over proposed rezoning of 69 acres of land off Georgia Route 20 behind the Lowe’s and Walmart department stores.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Buford commission votes on business and annexation requests
The Buford City Commission on Monday granted special-use permits to two business owners and ruled on several residential annexation requests.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post