News Line for Buford

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

Buford Commission reappoints officials
The more things change, the more they stay the same. The old adage appeared to fit Monday at a 25-minute meeting where the Buford City Commission reappointed its city manager and all department heads for another year in office.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

City of Buford employees get 3 percent raise
The Buford City Commission on Monday voted to give city employees a 3 percent cost of living salary increase that is retroactive to the first of the current fiscal year this past July 1.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Buford City employees to get 3-percent salary increase
City of Buford employees got some good news from Buford City Commissioners Monday night in the form of a cost of living increase.
Source: Access North Georgia

Buford to buy land for new high school
The Buford City Commission on Monday agreed to purchase 30 acres of land for the eventual location of a new high school.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Hall and cities reach consensus on LOST deal
After nearly two years of fighting, mediation and mandated court “baseball” arbitration, it took Hall County and its cities just about four hours Thursday to agree on a new local option sales tax agreement.
Source: Gainesville Times

Hall and its cities hold emergency session to re-do LOST
Hall County and its cities met in emergency called session Thursday afternoon and agreed to revise the Local Option Sales Tax distribution certificate originally approved on Tuesday and sent to the State Revenue Department.
Source: Access North Georgia