News Line for Pooler

Pooler growth brings expansion to police department
It’s been three decades since Mark Revenew started work as a Pooler police officer. It was 1984, and the New York native stationed at Hunter Army Airfield was about to be discharged and wanted to stay in the area.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Savannah Quarters master plan amended to allow more residential
Pooler’s City Council recently OK’d a slight zoning change to the master plan for upscale subdivision Savannah Quarters to allow a developer to put in more multi-family units — despite objections from an original developer of the community.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Plans for new Pooler City Hall taking shape
The plans to construct a new Pooler City Hall and actuate economic redevelopment in the city’s dormant downtown are coming into focus following approval of a design contract.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Pooler clears the way for Kansas firm to clean up contamination
A proposal to allow a Savannah engineering firm to clean up soil and groundwater contamination at the site of Pooler's future city hall complex was withdrawn Tuesday night.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Legislation would bring CAT tax to Pooler and other west Chatham cities
As state lawmakers, lobbyists and activists begin their annual political tango under the gold dome in Atlanta, one piece of legislation that is in the works would expand Chatham Area Transit’s service area county-wide.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Pooler reexamines contamination clean up at future city hall site
Pooler City Council members are expected tonight to scrap a proposal from Savannah engineering firm Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung to clean up soil and groundwater contamination at the future site of the community’s city hall complex.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Pooler officials to vote on contamination clean up
The Pooler City Council tonight will consider the approval of an engineering proposal to fix leaking storage tanks underneath a former gas station where the city plans to build a new, multimillion dollar government office complex.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Pooler homeowners to receive lower insurance premiums
Homeowners in the city of Pooler will soon see a drop in their insurance premiums.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Pooler to use eminent domain for first time
After avoiding its first use of eminent domain in a recent property dispute with a local family, the city of Pooler intends to use it in a separate matter to build a parking lot.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Pooler avoids eminent domain use in property deal
The agreement, which was to be signed by Mayor Mike Lamb, takes the eminent domain threat off the table and clears the Patel family of an estimated $2 million in debt.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Pooler mall property subdivided; water park slated to open in May
The Pooler City Council voted Monday night to subdivide 173 acres of land off Pooler Parkway for the new outlet mall.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Pooler scraps escort license plan
The 21 alleged prostitutes, johns and pimp charged two weeks ago by authorities in a two-day Chatham County prostitution sting are the type of people Pooler Police Chief Mark Revenew was looking to discourage when he asked the city council for an escort service ordinance.
Source: Savannah Morning News

Smaller municipalities' SPLOST projects include roads, public safety, recreation
In a number of recent columns, I’ve talked about the upcoming referendum on another round of the special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) in Chatham County.
Source: Savannah Morning News