Thursday, July 28, 2011
Ground breaking on Main Street project set for spring of 2012, completion fall of 2013
Lilburn was named near the turn of the 20th century, the themed period of its upcoming rebirth. Well into design of its new downtown city hall and library along revamped Main Street immediately east of Highway 29, that turn-of-the-century plan remains one City Manager Bill Johnsa hopes rejuvenates a Gwinnett County city first settled in the early 1800s. "We want to build something that's new, but looks old," he said. "What we're creating is a new gateway into the downtown area." Inspired by downtown streetscapes of Suwanee, Buford, Duluth and elsewhere, Lilburn's planned theme will be similar to one comparably sized Sugar Hill recently began, complete with wide sidewalks, globe street lamps and mixed-use development. Chiefly, Main Street's…
Friday, June 10, 2011
Meeting will be last one scheduled until August.
The final public hearing on the City of Lilburn’s budget for fiscal year 2011-12 highlights the scheduled June City County meeting Monday night at the Calvin Fitchett Municipal Complex auditorium. This is the second public hearing on the proposal: General Fund, $5.9 million; SPLOST, $1.7 million; Capital Improvement Plan, $1.7 million; and Capital Projects Fund, $40,000. The council is then expected to adopt the budget. The 7:30 p.m. meeting will be preceded by a 6:30 p.m. work session. This is the last scheduled council meeting until August. For more on the budget and meeting agenda, click on the attached pdf files.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Four candidates expected to answer questions at Lilburn City Hall.
A question-and-answer forum with the four candidates running for the remaining term of Chairman of the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is scheduled 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Feb. 22 at Lilburn City Hall. Sponsored by the Lilburn Woman's Club, it will be a chance to meet the candidates before the special election on March 15. Charlotte Nash of Dacula, Larry Gause of Tucker, Gerald Duane Kissel of Snellville and Will Costa of Lilburn remain in the running for the seat formerly held by Charles Bannister. The forum will be moderated by Lilburn resident Mike Smith. Info: http://www.lilburnwomansclub.org