News Line for Snellville

Snellville honors fallen police dog
By way of resolution Monday, Snellville mayor Kelly Kautz and city council members honored Euro, a police dog that died on April 2.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Snellville Veterans Memorial set for completion next month
Snellville’s Veterans Memorial is beginning to take shape. While officials had hoped to celebrate the new memorial on Veterans Day last November, the project is now on track for a Memorial Day weekend opening, said Mayor Pro Tem Tom Witts.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Snellville DDA to host parliamentary class
Snellville’s Downtown Development Authority, along with Snellville Tourism and Trade and the city’s Urban Redevelopment Authority, will host a class on Roberts Rules of Order, the recognized guide for running meetings and conferences fairly and respectfully.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Sugar Hill, Snellville, Suwanee make homeownership list
Three Gwinnett cities were recognized in the top 10 best places for homeownership in Georgia, according to NerdWallet.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Snellville signs project to help brand city
The city where everybody’s somebody will soon go through a brandng campaign.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Snellville Tourism and Trade Association gearing up for warm weather
Kelly McAloon, executive director of Snellville Tourism and Trade, outlined several upcoming city events for mayor Kelly Kautz and city council members on Monday. With warmer weather just around the corner, McAloon said that Snellville’s award-winning Farmer’s Market will soon be open.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Snellville officials offer training on meeting rules
After watching the city council and mayor battle it out in public forums, officials in Snellville are planning to educate themselves on the rules to conducting meetings.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Snellville council to consider hiring parliamentarian
Snellville’s council session ended quickly Monday. But unlike a fiery retreat that ended in a dozen minutes less than two weeks ago, this meeting’s speed was not due to disagreement.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Rules rejected, but Snellville council retreat to go on
Snellville’s city officials will participate in a strategic planning retreat Friday despite the council rejecting rules that would have put discussions on the city manager and city clerk dispute off the table.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Improvements planned for Snellville’s Briscoe Park, Town Green
Councilman Bobby Howard announced Monday that planned improvements for the city’s Town Green are still on the radar, and that city staff have the council’s approval to move ahead with gathering cost estimates.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

TV show set to film in Snellville
An AMC television show is set to film a car crash scene in Snellville on Friday.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

New park in works in Snellville
Construction began earlier this month on a new park in Snellville. The five-acre Oak Road Park dates back to 2003, when the city purchased the land with Governor’s Green Space Program funds.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Détente apparently over in Snellville
On Monday night’s agenda were several nominations for the city’s STAT Board, Arts Commission and Urban Redevelopment Agency. There was also an agenda item sponsored by mayor pro tem Tom Witts for the STAT Post 5 Board of Directors.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Snellville calls special meeting, kick-starts projects
In a special-called meeting held Monday, Snellville council members voted to award a contract in the amount of $28,500 to Casey Tree Service.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Snellville Police wins governor’s award
At a ceremony on Monday at the Macon Centreplex, Snellville Police took home a first place award in the 13th annual Governor’s Challenge Awards in the 26-50 officers category.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Three council members take oath of office in Snellville
Three council members were sworn in to office Monday night, on the heels of a hotly contested Nov. 5 election.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Bender, Witts, Howard win in Snellville
The lone ally of Mayor Kelly Kautz was ousted in Tuesday’s election in Snellville, as Barbara Bender joined incumbents Tom Witts and Bobby Howard in winning city council seats.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Snellville approves conditional use permit for church
Lifegate International Church was granted a conditional use permit and the necessary variances for redevelopment of the vacant property located at 2410 Wisteria Drive.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

3 council seats up for grabs in Snellville
It seems the Snellville City Council has always been a contentious bunch — in-fighting, perpetually raised voices, quarrels aplenty over issues big and small.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post